After a laser prostatectomy it is common for patients to develop urinary urgency, and urge incontinence. It does not always mean that this is an infection, however, it is important to exclude that as a cause of the problem. It is also important to determine if your dad is in retention again. Patient who have retention pre-treatment are more likely to experience it post treatment.
The symptoms can be part of the normal healing process, and if this is the case, then their are various medications that can be used to treat the symptoms while healing. If the symptoms persist, cystoscopy may be required as it may represent non-helaing tissue within the prostate.
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