You can expect to have a urinary catheter (Foley) draining your bladder (which is placed in the operating room under anesthesia) for approximately 1-2 weeks after the surgery. It is not uncommon to have blood-tinged urine for a few days to a week after your surgery.
- Q How will I be monitored to make sure my prostate cancer does not progress?
- Q When can I walk again after prostate surgery?
- Q How can a support group help me if I have prostate cancer?
- Q How should I change my diet if I have prostate cancer?
- Q How can exercise reduce the risk of dying from prostate cancer?
- Q What are the benefits of exercise for men with prostate cancer?