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Survival After Bladder Cancer
August 28, 2016
I'm wondering if any forum members might have suggestions or similar problems. After BCG treatments, I've been in remission for 2 years. The treatments and my original tumor have damaged my bladder to the point where I have frequency of urination and sometimes retention. An enlarged prostate, even after TURP surgery, assists in causing retention or hesitancy. Toviaz and Myrbetriq also cause retention, so the urologist, my PCP, and myself are leery about trying Botox or what he calls "the bladder cocktail" as any retention they might cause would be irreversible for awhile. I am currently on Flo-Max after my last retention difficulty, but still experiencing hesitancy; and (I guess due to my prostate) it takes a lengthy time to completely void my bladder. Sometimes ...

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