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8 years 5 months ago #39405 by rock009
no they felt i didnt need one, thanks so much for the info, mine was on the inner lining on rite side. it was only 12mm, waiting to see if it invading the lining wall because i did have it for 1 year but didnt no it was cancer, i was to afraid to go being i had to fight in 08 with different cancer, rock

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8 years 5 months ago #39402 by DougG
Hi Rock,

Welcome to the forum. The healing time depends on where the tumor(s) were and how many they were. Did you have a catheter after the surgery? Doug's recovery after TURBs has varied. He has felt okay to go back to work within 2 weeks (sitting at a desk). He has felt worse longer the 2 times that he had to have a catheter after the surgery. I just asked him and he said that it takes about a month for the bladder to feel "normal".

Best wishes to you as you heal. The pyridium does help to calm the bladder.

Anita (Doug's wife)

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8 years 5 months ago #39394 by rock009
hello, i just had my turbt done on the 15th, now waiting for my report, which i go to urologist on the 10th of october, went to oncologist yesterday and he has a PET scan scheduled for thursday,,, not sure about anything but that it was a type of bladder cancer,, dr felt very happy with percedure,, hoping for the best,,, but im really scared because i had non hodgkens lymphoma large b cell in 08,, beat that, I knew tumor was there but not that it was cancer, so if you have any symptoms... dont wait ,, get checked,, so ive had this for a year, not that it grew much , it was only 12mm so hoping for the best,, any ifo of what to expect,, and how long does it take for my bladder to ge back to normal kinda,,,? thanks,,,

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