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Prostate Cancer

Urination Difficulty After Prostactectomy

09/14/2003

Question:

I had prostate surgery about 7 weeks ago (prostatectomy) and still having problems urinating still have the leg bag and cannot go on my without it. Please advise what I should be asking my doctor.

Answer:

Ask your doctor why you are having a problem and what is the expectation regarding urination. You should also ask if further studies or medications are being considered which may have a role in resolving the problem.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University