Tip & Trick: Bladder Irritants

Many patients will experience irritative bladder symptoms after a prostatectomy, such as frequency and urgency. One very simple tip to help control these issues and help bladder recovery is to avoid drinks that contain acid, carbonation, and caffeine. Maintaining adequate hydration by drinking plenty of water is also important, even if you are experiencing incontinence. This can be hard to do but is so important for a more rapid recovery.

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