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Part 2 of Bladder Exam

Well, today I received my transurethral resection of a bladder tumor (TURBT). IV went in easy, they briefed me and then I got the good stuff. I don't remember anything. The doctor said he cut out the spot since it was so small. He said using the heat to burn it off wouldn't leave much if any tissue to give to pathology. Once he got the report he burned the area around it just to be sure.

Feeling Gratitude

I'm sooooo lucky my doctor was proactive and wanted me to do this if not it would have been another year and who knows then?

My dad had bladder cancer and passed away 2 yrs ago but covid did it, not the cancer which was in remission.

Following TURBT

I'm peeing fire right now and blood, some small pieces of tissue or clots, I guess. I am wearing a diaper but no catheter. I go back next week for a follow-up post-surgery.

This site sure helped calm me down and what to expect.

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