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I had a TURP on 2/20/19, 6 weeks ago today. The procedure was easy and pain free. I spent one night in the hospital and came home without a catheter. Voiding was unpleasant for the first couple of days but after that it was fine, other than the expected urgency and frequency. I resumed all normal activities after 3 weeks per my urologist's instructions. He said it would take 3 months to heal completely but I have seen no blood or scabs in my pee for about 2 weeks and am feeling fine.
The positive outcomes have been: 1) much stronger stream, 2) voiding twice the volume I did before the procedure, 3) often getting up only once per night, (before I almost always got up twice and occasionally 3 times), 4) can hold it, if necessary, when I feel the urge, 5) alcohol no longer affects my voiding, 6) no longer have the feeling that I haven't emptied my bladder, 6) pathology discovered prostate cancer which a previous prostate biopsy had missed (it's the least aggressive kind so I'm in the "aggressive surveillance" mode.)
The only negative is retrograde ejaculation. This doesn't bother me (or my wife) and I had it already due to BPH medication (doxazosin, which I discontinued immediately following surgery) but I put it down because it could be an issue for some. It is common and often unavoidable after a TURP.
There is really no reason for a man to suffer from BPH in the 21st century. If medication doesn't work to your satisfaction, do your research (and by research I mean reading the results of clinical trials which are widely available on the internet). Discuss your situation with your doctor (urologist), then pick the procedure you (and your doctor) feel is best for you. Ignore comments about a particular procedure from anyone who has not had that procedure. Those comments are worth what you paid for them.
Good luck to all!
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