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Hi. My name is***** Thank you for your question about Mack. Is he on any medications at this time? Is the urine that is coming out normal color? Does he have a good flow when the urine stream starts?
Those medications are very good for a post operative cystotomy situation. It is good that the beginning of the stream is good. Could there be some irritation from the sutures in the bladder and that is causing a little irritation and straining? Hopefully there are no residual stones as an issue. At my ER, I take x-rays post-operatively to make sure none are left. As long as he's eating well, having the good stream and seeming comfortable for the most part - it may be something that just a little more time is needed to get back to normal.
Hopefully everything will quiet back down with the bladder and he'll be back to urinating normally. Make sure he's not licking his incision and aggravating that. As long as he's getting good streams out and eating / drinking well, it wouldn't be overly worrisome at this time.