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 Drink plenty of fluids.
 
 Do not overdo it.  Avoid repeated climbing of steps.  
 
 Call office for catheter removal appointment day of discharge.  Catheter will be removed in 7-10 days.
 
 Follow discharge instructions for prescribed medications.  Take stool softener as prescribed.
 
 Recovery time is 4-6 weeks. No lifting over 20 pounds for 8 weeks postoperatively.


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