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Jack R's Avatar
Yesterday 23:47
New to the forum,,hoping not to stay,,,questions, Johndeere, What if? That is a very important question indeed. From your posts, it appears that the doc's 'best guess' is that the blood is due to bike riding or a prostate issue. That implies that he has not ruled-out bladder cancer or any of many...
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Yesterday 23:02
Bladder neck obstruction after BCH treatment After 9 rounds of BCH treatment I was diagnosed with urinary bladder neck constriction (or obstruction). Have managed this by catheterizing myself every other day. Has anyone else had this problem. I am told it is uncommon.
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29 Jun 2016 21:42
Just diagnosed Lupenbill, telling my son and my 4 siblings was very difficult, but they all reacted very well. I gave them all of the statistics and explained what my treatment path would be. For me, I felt much better after I told them. Sending some good vibes that...
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29 Jun 2016 02:23
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Jack R's Avatar
28 Jun 2016 18:56
Confirmed Jopo, For me the catheter discussion always boils down to: If there is much bleeding at TURBT, you go home with a catheter in and come back tomorrow morning to have it removed. Then, if you can urinate normally, you get to go home without a new...
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28 Jun 2016 17:44
Going on After the Loss of a Loved one But of course, Anita, don't you know my inner Scarlett came out! Been wearing out the phone & computer contacting congressional offices etc. spending a lot of political capital which is fine! Be well all!
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28 Jun 2016 15:57
Bladder cancer symptoms Symptoms vary from person to person. The symptoms you are describing could be many different things. I wouldn't worry about bladder cancer until you talk to your urologist, there is no reason to worry about things that may never happen. Here is a link to more...
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