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Last month (Nov 2021) after a serious run with AUR, I had my 5th BPH surgery. The first four (going back 20 years) were laser surgery, the last was a TUIP. The surgeon gave me only a 50/50 chance of the TUIP being successful. After the foley was removed I was able to start urinating on my own for all of 60 hours before the shutdown began again. I have been using CIC since September (except for the week after surgery and the 60 hours I mentioned.)
My doctor seems out of ideas and suggested the only option (other then CIC) is a "bladder pacemaker."
I have poured through the internet and can not find a case of bladder nerve failure from BPH. It is usually the result of a spinal injury or M/S.
I would very much like to hear from anyone who has faced anything similar. I should add that I am 73 years old and using CIC has basically become second nature. 2 minutes, 4 times a day.
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