Urinary flow during radiation.

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I'm about to finish 20 sessions of rt and have noticed my flow is quite reduced. It must somehow be caused by the treatment but is it a usual side effect and is it temporary? At least I can still pee, quite frequently, but I'm a little bit concerned.

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    Leeniepie is spot on. RT aggravates the entire area and YES, it will be sore and improve in time.

    I used URAL sachets, mixed with water, to alkalanise my pee which eliminated any burning or other discomfort.

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    Hello john,

    I had the same problem after my 40 shots of radiation. I expect like my bladder and bowel the discomfort will pass. The important things I found was to drink plenty of water ,sometimes beer, and eat a lot of fruit to keep you bowels loose while your lower region recovers from the radiation. I felt as though it had been microwaved. It worked for me and that was in 2005 and as my specialist reminded me "you're still here" he said.

    Good luck

    G

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