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I have just left hospital having hadva CTscan. I have bladder

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I have just left hospital having hadva CTscan. I have bladder diverticulae. I cant find any thing on the net other than other spelling relating to the colon. please hekp mark hunter
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 2 years ago.
Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you today. I look forward to working with you.
How large is the diverticulum in size?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

they have not said, just "two cystic areas which may represent bladder diverticulae.

Regards

Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 2 years ago.
Are you able to empty the bladder?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes

Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 2 years ago.
These diverticuli result from obstruction of your bladder due to an enlarged prostate. Depending on how large they are, they may or may not need to be removed. We typically only do surgery on this if you have retained urine in the diverticuli. If you don't have this problem, but you may just need surgery on your prostate such as a TURP to open the prostate channel to prevent making these diverticuli larger. You should discuss this with your urologist. Hope this helps.
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