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An_244319 posted:
Two and one half weeks past surgery my husbands uretha was still leaking and they could not remove his catheter. They will check it again 2 weeks later. What happens if it is still leaking?
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Basir U Tareen, MD responded:
I don't know your husband's particular case, but I can tell you that urine leak after radical prostatectomy is a well known possibility. Typically prolonged catheter drainage will resolve the issue. (in some cases 4 weeks, in some other rare cases, may take more than 4-6 weeks).


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