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Feeble and pain during voiding after CATHETER.

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my grandfather is aged 85 years..for the last 1 year he is suffering from urinary system problems..he has been put on catheter for the last year and it is changed after every 10-15 days and he felt relieved by that..but since last one week again he is experiencing severe pain during voiding and has become very feeble..what should be the next line of treatment .is any surgical intervention possible?or what is the best possible step..

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Expert:  Dr. Rajiv Goel replied 4 Days.

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You need to get your grandfather evaluated to find what is the cause of urinary retention and if prostate is the cause whether he is fit for surgery or not.

The troubles he is experiencing at this point of time are secondary to bladder spasms and you should start him on anti cholinergic medications under the care of urologist.


Patient replied :

sir he is diabetic for last 20-25 years old patientand has hypertension too and is taking medications for the same..so what other medications he should be prescribed..

Expert:  Dr. Rajiv Goel replied 3 Days.

You can start him on T. Solifenacin 5mg once daily and he should start feeling better after 2-3 days.
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Dr. Rajiv Goel
Category: Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD)Specialist
MCh(urology) Medical Council of India
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Fellow, Urooncology and Robotic urology, Australia
Felloship - MCH, Urology/Genito-Urinary Surgery, AIIMS, 2004
Residency - MS, Master of Surgery, AIIMS, 2001
Medical School - MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, AIIMS, 1998
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