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... I have just joined this forum after searching for advice on post turp recovery. I have had an enlarged prostate for 8yrs, for which I was taking Flomax, which helped. ... (12 replies)
Turp
Dec 21, 2008
... The hardest part is the wait! Based on your description, I think this will be a quick procedure. If he doesn't have any bladder issues, it will be a quick recovery as compared to the normal TURP recovery. If his flow is good, I'm not understanding the surgery. ... (75 replies)
... The part about the bowel movements seems to be very similar to what I went through. Three or four times a day I felt like I had to have one and it actually got confusing at times knowing if I had to urinate or have a B.M . ... (10 replies)

... I am no MD hence hard to say. I would not panic but doc needs to take position, maybe he might suggest waiting a while and if necessary suggest a new procedure. Are your prescribed Flowmax or something similar before you will be getting better? ... (56 replies)
After TURP advice
Apr 19, 2011
... I'm thinking about the Turp procedure, and the recovery time. ... (4 replies)
After TURP advice
Apr 18, 2011
... These are all normal recovery items. This is no piece of cake procedure and takes 3 to 4 months for complete recovery. You're right about the head games, but you have to try to be calm and let the healing process take its course. ... (4 replies)
Turp
Jan 9, 2009
... I want to reply to your message. I recently had a TURP. ... (75 replies)
Turp Question
Apr 15, 2008
... have a few ideas to throw at you. ... (66 replies)
TURP Recovery
Feb 22, 2008
... Hope you are feeling well today. I have another symptom which I'm wondering if you have also experienced. After the catheter was removed I noticed that the tip of my penis was very sensitive. Not just the urethral opening, but the area all around it. ... (19 replies)
TURP Recovery
Feb 20, 2008
... You might not have the scabs that I had due to you not having a lot of work done up there. They notched mine so I passed quite a few. I'm only telling you this so you won't freak out if you pass some. ... (19 replies)
Turp Question
Nov 23, 2007
... Although I have skipped a few days to see if there any differnce. ... (66 replies)
Turp Question
Oct 29, 2007
... if your bladder muscles are thickened, you will have a longer recovery period, not from the surgery, but for the urgency. ... (66 replies)
Turp
Feb 25, 2009
... I too am not impressed with your Urologist. They are the ones who are suppose to have the answers and guide your recovery. My doctor told me after 3 weeks I could do anything, but everyone I talked to that had the procedure said 6 to 12 weeks so I went with that. ... (75 replies)
Turp
Jan 12, 2009
... The rule of thumb is 6 weeks of no straining and not lifting anything over 5 lbs. A slow walk is just fine, but nothing that could cause bleeding. It will take this long for the wound to heal well enough for more strenuous exercise. ... (75 replies)
Turp Question
Feb 5, 2008
... of the unfortunate ones, but it seems that more get the scar tissue than not. Yes, you are under anestsia just like the TURP. I think I would opt for any other procedure rather than the TURP if you have a real choice. The recovery period is 4 months by all of us that have had it done. ... (66 replies)
Turp Question
Nov 23, 2007
... There is a whole lot of discomfort with this recovery. I still have burning after I urinate. Are you off the antibiotic? ... (66 replies)
Turp Question
Nov 16, 2007
... the swelling causes the not being able to urinate. Now, you need to relax a little and do as little as possible except for the light walking around. No heavy lifting for at least 6 weeks. ... (66 replies)




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