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I have been discharged from clementine hospital -wednesday

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I have been discharged from clementine hospital -wednesday after knee replacement. . they prescribed me for trimethoprim bp 200 mg one tablet twice a day for four days and rivaroxaban 10 mg once a day for 11 days. My bowels seem to be ok but I am having trouble passing urine. The stinging sensation has cleared but I have trouble passing water. Should I be drinking more water. I am also drinking cranberry juice. Could you please advise.
Also onallopurinol,amlodipine atenolol,atorvastatin ramipril metformin paracetomol
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

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you should see a doctor right away.

Dr. David :

you could be having inflammation and swelling of your prostate gland making it difficult for you to urinate.

Dr. David :

at your age, it is very common for your prostate gland to be enlarged and swell up and make it difficult for you to urinate.

Dr. David :

you should go back to the hospital and tell them you are having difficulty urinating and have them assess your prostate size.

Dr. David :

you might need to use a self catheter to empty your bladder

Dr. David :

and be started on medications to help shrink your prostate

Dr. David :

you could have a kidney stone or bladder stone as well

Dr. David :

see a doctor right away

Dr. David :

and see if your prostate is enlarged

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let me know if you have questions.