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29 Jul 2015 21:12
Reacuing Infection after Turb For months My Dad has had the on and off bladder infections. He had TURB in November and on antibiotics each time he has a flare up. He was diagnosed in February with pseudomonis which was really tough sailing for him. He tried antibiotics in the hospital...
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23 Jul 2015 22:44
FISH test You are in good hands at NU!
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21 Jul 2015 23:28
T1HG Sounds as if your urologist is really on top of this. There have been studies that have shown that even at the very best cancer centers, the first resection can often miss. A second resection should be done much more often than it it....I was fortunate in...
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BCG
21 Jul 2015 22:26
BCG Good on you, Jack!!! You will be glad you did this....after it is all over :laugh:
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Jay
21 Jul 2015 21:17
BCG treatment Basically it sounds like for the first year they are the same, BCG maintenance and a cystoscopy afterwards? I'm scheduled for a cystoscopy 4 weeks from tomorrow. Then it seems the 2nd year changes a bit. I'll have to see what is in store for me after the...
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10 Jul 2015 21:28
Positive turbid urine ans Specific Gravity They only did a CT of the kidney because I was concerned with the cyst that they also found when they found bladder cancer. Still just a cyst thank goodness. Is that the CT everyone gets yearly of the kidney? I don't think so but I'm tired of all of...
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Nix
10 Jul 2015 08:33
8 years clear!! I think it is healthy to get nervous for checkups, we will never take our health for granted, because we have all heard the dreaded word "cancer". Not that it makes it any easier, but we are very aware of what can/does happen. Thank you everyone for all...
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