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84 YR OLD MALE, JUST HAD A SUPER CATHETER INSTALLED, THINGS

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I AM AN 84 YR OLD MALE, JUST HAD A SUPER CATHETER INSTALLED, THINGS AREN'T GOING WELL, CAN YOU HELP ME OR DIRECT ME TO SOMEONE OR SOME PLACE, LOTS OF PAIN, USING TOO MANY PILLS, UNABLE TO CONCENTRATE ON MY WORK, VERY UNCOMFORTABLE
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

This is Dr. David

you had a suprapubic catheter placed? why?

where you having difficulty urinating?

do you have an enlarged prostate gland? many men your age can have an enlarged prostate gland which can cause difficulty urinating

this can be treated by a TURP transurethral resection of prostate tissue surgery to open a wider channel for your urine to flow through your prostate gland.

biopsy of what? your prostate gland?