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Post Catheter
Jan 26, 2008
... Well, just over a month after catheter removal, the situation has improved markedly. The first week to two weeks I was using as many as seven pads a day, especially if walking a lot. ... (12 replies)
Just diagnosed
Jun 25, 2007
... and patient during the time the catheter is worn? ... (5 replies)
... I am ususally a lurker on these forums as I don't like posting personal info over the net, however, after reading replys to your post I thought it might be good to hear from someone with a rosier outlook. ... (10 replies)

... A friend sent me this site due to my having concerns about my "quality of life" recovery after Prostate Cancer Surgery. ... (0 replies)
... That's encouraging. I'm almost one month after catheter removal and the last week or so has seen marked improvement on the incontinence front. For the first two weeks I was going through as many as 7 saturated pads a day, and had little or no control or sensation until it was too late. ... (18 replies)
... along with career reasons made surgery my only viable option. A month after catheter removal the incontinence has improved a lot, and I am beginning to tackle the impotence issues. ... (17 replies)
Post RRP Update
Sep 28, 2009
... My surgeon's office offered a 4hr class on incontinence and ED. During the class the said if left to natural causes after surgery, ED would most likely be permanent. ... (16 replies)
... two days after my catheter was removed. ... (3 replies)
... We're also happy that the surgery is behind you and sorry about the complications your husband experienced. Please reassure him that removal of the catheter should not be painful and only took a few seconds in my case. ... (1 replies)
... Patient was out of the hospital in 3 days although he had some minor complication of the bladder and urethra which are separated during the procedure to permit removal of the prostate and then rejoined. It cleared up quickly although it took a few months for leakage to clear up and full continence to be regained. ... (4 replies)
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... I had a catheter for 3 weeks. After it came out my urethra closed up. They put the catheter back in for 2 weeks but it closed up again after it came out the 2nd time. ... (9 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Dec 14, 2010
... ted my activities. Thanks to a wonderful and caring wife, I was well cared for during my recovery. I ate well and rested a lot. I began walking the very next day after surgery and by the end of the week I was up to two miles. I had no issues with bowel movements and the catheter was nothing more than a nuisance. ... (35 replies)
... I know I have had made good progress. But, I wish it were better. I know guys I talked to in the surgeon's waiting room who were continent from day one after the cath removal. I don't know why some guys are more fortunate than others, but I just know where I am. ... (64 replies)
Trickle or treat
Sep 21, 2005
... I had a catheter for 3 weeks. Within 24 hours after removal, I was 'closed up' and couldn't urinate on my own. ... (4 replies)

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