The majority of male, who are suffering from a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), notice that it is effective in the improving both their signs and their general quality of life in the long run.
The primary disadvantage of a TURP is that the process carries a probability of accidentally damaging:
This can lead to the following complications:
Retrograde ejaculation is one of the mostly reported disadvantages of a TURP and it occurs in almost 70% of cases.
Retrograde ejaculation unearths when the semen does not thrust out from the penis, it flows into your bladder. Retrograde ejaculation occurs due to damage done to the nerves, or muscles, covering the neck of the bladder.
Almost three percent of men can get urinary incontinence after having a TURP which usually could be any of three forms:
Post TURP, urethra strictures are reported in almost four per cent of men. In this form of disadvantage you will feel strain to pass urine, spray urine or a ‘split-stream’ of urine, drib drops of urine once you have finished going to toilet, and you may experience mild pain when passing urine.
If the narrowing of the urethra is not severe, it can be treated by inserting a thin tube to broaden the urethra. More sever narrowing may need surgery to correct.
Nearly one in five men may also find it difficult to get or maintain an erection after undergoing a TURP. This is called as impotence or erectile dysfunction. Impotence is often linked with ageing hence it is not simple to point out the exactly how many cases of impotence are associated to the TURP procedure.
Side effects post TURP may include: