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  1. That is shocking and it makes you wonder who is...

    That is shocking and it makes you wonder who is advising these men. When I opted for SRT I had one or two comments by medical staff that I was certainly starting SRT with a very low PSA. My...
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    Welcome back GSteve! You have not filled out a...

    Welcome back GSteve! You have not filled out a signature line that should show beneath your post so I do not know your age, when you had the radiation, or other critical information.

    Radiation...
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    I vote for a Sticky Poop topic so we can continue...

    I vote for a Sticky Poop topic so we can continue this mind-expanding conversation and make it readily accessible to those that worry deeply about poop consistency, smell, and buoyancy while at the...
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    Sticky: Mike, I appreciate you sharing that. In the...

    Mike, I appreciate you sharing that. In the years I have researched information on L-Arginine and L-Citrulline and the research into diet and its potential effect on PCa I have never run across any...
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    Knowledge is power. We look forward to hearing...

    Knowledge is power. We look forward to hearing back from you Rburn.
  6. Great points and well said!

    Great points and well said!
  7. I currently live about 4 hours from Memorial...

    I currently live about 4 hours from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and just a little closer to Johns Hopkin. I have had an Axumin scan right in the town I live in since our local hospital...
  8. Looks like the facilities with the highest volume...

    Looks like the facilities with the highest volume of patients might get an even higher volume of advanced PCa patients when this report gets out.
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    That is why I hate single decimal tests. Your...

    That is why I hate single decimal tests. Your PSA could sit at 0.04 for 6 years and that gets rounded to 0.0 or <0.1
    6 years later if it bumps to 0.05 it gets rounded to 0.1 which makes for...
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    Gorhad, Just click on the MY PROFILE tab at the...

    Gorhad, Just click on the MY PROFILE tab at the top right. then click on the ABOUT ME tab. You will see your signature as the second item right there on that page. Shange it and save it.\\Hope this...
  11. Thread: New blood test

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    A welcome advancement BUT.......One more...

    A welcome advancement BUT.......One more abbreviation to learn and it might knock some of the others I have learned right out of my leaky brain. Time to update the abbreviation list. ;)
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    I agree that after enough years and with...

    I agree that after enough years and with biochemical recurrence almost 5 years after surgery and again almost 5 years after SRT PSA anxiety has tamed down tremendously. It used to drive me nuts to...
  13. I agree with both of the last two posts. ...

    I agree with both of the last two posts. Certainly, a man with a new diagnosis has no time or energy to devote to methods of overcoming ED when his plate is full and he has no idea what where he...
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    Rburn. First the catheter, It is a non-issue....

    Rburn.

    First the catheter, It is a non-issue. My goal was to go thru life and NEVER have one. I had one for 2 weeks one time with a leg bag. I swear it was so convenient I hated to get rid of...
  15. Thread: ED clinics?

    by Hawk
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    The cost runs roughly $25,000 for everything if...

    The cost runs roughly $25,000 for everything if you pay out of pocket as some do that come to the US from other countries. Medicare pays however and with my Medicare and BC-BS insurance, it did not...
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    I have no opinion but the question you ask is of...

    I have no opinion but the question you ask is of great interest. Please keep us posted so the rest of know what to expect and how best to prepare.

    Good luck
  17. Thread: ED clinics?

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    When I looked into nerve grafting several years...

    When I looked into nerve grafting several years back with a specialist in Manhattan it was not dramatically successful. Then, if you get another hit like SRT, HT, or aging which we all have then you...
  18. I think it is important for the message to get...

    I think it is important for the message to get out there that it does not have to be a choice. There are options for erectile dysfunction up to and including aa penile implant that can leave you...
  19. Once when I complained that it was not exactly my...

    Once when I complained that it was not exactly my favorite exam the Uro said, "trust me, I have the worst end of this deal." I had to agree so I never complained after that :)
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    Sticky: Jake, it is certainly a personal decision but...

    Jake, it is certainly a personal decision but knowing what I know now even if a 100mg Viagra worked great for me I would have preferred and implant. This is my thought process on it. I never liked...
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    Sticky: When it comes to injections there are a few...

    When it comes to injections there are a few critical things that are often not stressed.

    1. Be aware that both bimix and trimix contain drugs are known to cause fibrosis or plaque (scar tissue). ...
  22. I agree that if you are in family medicine and...

    I agree that if you are in family medicine and actually know what you are feeling for you could be a man's only medical contact that has a chance of catching PCa. Presumably however regular PSAs...
  23. Thread: ED clinics?

    by Hawk
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    JoseyWales, what makes it funny is that it is...

    JoseyWales, what makes it funny is that it is actually more likely to be true than not :) and in this business, we have to tell it like it is.

    PS: BTW Josey, I have always admired the way you took...
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    Sticky: I founded and administer the largest male sexual...

    I founded and administer the largest male sexual health site on the internet for ED and Peyronies Disease for the last 15 years. It all began with my own Laparoscopic RP. In that time I have tried...
  25. Thread: ED clinics?

    by Hawk
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    Another, I couldn't write a short book. As one...

    Another, I couldn't write a short book. As one of my uncles once said, "Oh hell, you asked him a question. We'll be here for an hour" :) I waged a war against this mess for 15 years. In my case...
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