Here are some frequently asked questions related to prostate removal.
Q: How long will I remain hospitalized after a
A: The hospital stay for prostatectomy averages about five days and depends mostly on the nature of the surgery and the health status of the patient. In addition, a high level of patient support from others, including family, relatives, and friends, can promote the healing process and shorten the hospital stay.
Q: Will I have pain after a prostatectomy?
A: You may experience some discomfort post-operatively, especially when urinating after the
Q: Will I be able to function sexually after prostate removal surgery?
A: Complications of prostatectomy include
Q: Will I require additional treatment after surgery for removal of the
A: If prostatectomy was for
Q: Will I still be able to exercise in the gym I belong to after discharge from the hospital?
A: During the first month of recovery, the body is repairing the physical trauma caused by the surgery and the
Q: Is prostate enlargement related to prostate cancer?
A: There is no cause-and-effect relationship between prostate enlargement and prostate cancer, based on our present medical understanding. In other words, they are independent events, although both conditions may be present at the same time in one individual.