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I am 69 and have been managing my BPH for about 8 years with Doxazosin (2mg). Generally get up twice at night as long as I don't drink too much after dinner. Also suffer from bladder spasms somewhat mitigated with oxybutinen. I am at the point of considering a surgical remedy but my uro wants to do a regular TURP (he's 60 and says that's still the best treatment). I have read enough to know I don't want that and even my GP advised against it. I'll be looking for another uro for is not opposed to a more modern approach (the button TURP appears to be as good with a shorter recovery period).
Anyway, for those of you who have had BPH surgery, I'm curious how long before you bladder elasticity returned and you were able to go 3 hours or more between bathroom visits. I think part of my frequent urination issues (every 2 hrs or less during the day) is due to reduced bladder capacity (I rarely pee more than 5 or 6 ounces). There are also times when I don't feel like I've fully voided and have to go again in 30 minutes which is really annoying.
FWIW I am in northern Indiana so if anyone up this way has a urologist recommendation, I'm all ears. Thanks.
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