Update on Surgery . Side Effects

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Hello Everyone

I am in my 9th day of recovery from RLRP Surgery with Dr Eastham at MSK I had my surgery at the Josie Robertson MSK Cancer Center . I removed the Catheter myself yesterday and feel very good HOWEVER . complete  urinary incontinence ever since !! I am running through a box of Depends very quickly !! Very Hard Adjustment because I am so active  2 mile Walk in Morning and 3 mile walk in late afternoon . I need these walks just to help me cope with these side effects  Anyone have any helpful ideas ??  I DO KEGEL EXERCISES but no help so far

I am taking a low dose of Viagra to stimulate blood flow to the nerves responsible for erections Right now I take 20 mg a day and will continue for 1 week after catheter is out and do a "challenge" load of 100 mg once a week :Looking for feedback and comments if interested . 

Thank You all for your support and help . Keith

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    Keith,

    I was using 6-9 Depends per day after TURP surgery, and this was for about a year.  Did months of PT (Kegels, etc., but not helpful.   I found that Costco online ordering was a great source, over 80 in a case that arrived in 2 or 3 days.   I finally resorted to condom catheters, which I found better than Depends, given my high level of incontinence.   Ultimately, I went with an AUS implant, which is was the best solution for me.

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