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urologist in Canada are very few and hard to see.
that is probably why you have to wait until Sept 27 for a bladder scan.
is there an option to see a private urologist in Canada? you may be able to see a urologist sooner
if not, you may have to just wait to see your urologist again.
are you taking medications like proscar or finasteride to try to shrink your prostate size to help you urinate?
your TURP was from enlarged prostate gland.
that is why you can't urinate
that is why you are still having a foley catheter inserted
that is why you need to be on medications to help shrink your prostate. so you can urinate better.
as long as you have a foley catheter inplace, this will allow you to urinate without having to press on your bladder.
you may need a larger canal through your prostate to urinate through.
you may have to use a red rubber catheter for self catheterization.
you need a urodynamic study to see if your bladder muscles and nerves are working
you could have bladder dysfunction if you had an enlarged prostate gland for a long time prior to seeing a urologist and bladder distention over a long period of time.
you should talk to your doctor about medications to help shrink your prostate gland
you should also see if you need another TURP procedure to open a wider channel for your urine to pass.