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I had sigmoid colon...
I had sigmoid colon resection surgery July 18. Have had a urinary retention problem and a catheter since July 21. I took urodynamics testing on August 15, and cannot get the results from my urologist. Asked for another doctor but don not have an appointment until Nov.
JA: Is the condition chronic, or acute?
Customer: I don't know but would say chronic. I have had an enlarged prostrate for several years and taking alfuzosin and finasteride but don't think either worked.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Can't think of anything offhand
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Urology
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Urologist: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 months ago
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This is Dr. John and I will be helping you today.

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Urologist: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 months ago

Is your question about the urinary retention or the colon surgery?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
My problem is with urinary retention. Yes, I would like to have an answer.
Urologist: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 2 months ago

ok, thank you for your response.
And you still have the urinary catheter in currently?

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