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  1. It seems nobody here has such pain, I am here the...

    It seems nobody here has such pain, I am here the lucky one to have, incontinence, ED and horrible orgasms. This RP really screwed me up but as my wife says I should be luck to be alive. Anyway, I...
  2. Orgasmic Pain, does anyone have such problem?

    After my radical prostatectomy (it's been 5 years now) I have different problem that nobody here shared or at least I couldn't find. I am not that much concerned about my ED because different help...
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    Sticky: Some more about TRUS biopsies

    I wasted a few years trusting the TRUS biopsies thus giving my cancer to grow and get more aggressive. I had two false negative TRUS biopsies and said to myself: It's either this urologist doesn't...
  4. Thanks for clarification

    Thanks Djin for you prompt response. I was really upset after reading this thread which I misunderstood. Thanks for clarifying the meaning of it. It is really good place to be especially with...
  5. Wow. My PSA value is still undetectable for 5...

    Wow. My PSA value is still undetectable for 5 years after RP but this is something to think about for my next doctor's appointment. Your statistics is a little bit confusing for me so would you care...
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    While the above is true, the Saw Palmetto does...

    While the above is true, the Saw Palmetto does not reduce the PSA levels. I was taking high dose Saw Palmetto 1000 mg capsules for about 3 years and while my BPH symptoms were mild, my PSA level...
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    The information thanks to the internet is...

    The information thanks to the internet is available equally to everyone that has internet access i.e. you. We tried to explain some of the medical terms based on our experience but it is up to you to...
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    I am really sorry but as I mentioned before I...

    I am really sorry but as I mentioned before I don't have any experience with hormone therapy. I was hoping that other members with such experience would jump in and comment on your health condition. ...
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    I believe in your case combined hormone and...

    I believe in your case combined hormone and radiation therapy is recommended. It still depends on your clinic equipment what kind of treatment you may get besides the hormone pills. I don't have any...
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    These are Hormone Therapy medications (anti-androgens)

    I guess you have already found answers to your question but here we ago anyway:

    Diphereline contains the active ingredient triptorelin embonate.
    Diphereline is used to treat prostate cancer that...
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    That is what I thought when you wrote the surgery...

    That is what I thought when you wrote the surgery would be in 3 months. Here in the US (at least those fortunate to have a good health coverage) we don't have to wait. In my particular case, after I...
  12. Saw Palmetto Effect

    During my PSA monitoring period from 3.6 to 10.7 in the period of 5 years until I was diagnosed with PCa I was taking highly concentrated Saw Palmetto capsules of 1000 mg each. I don't know if that...
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    Congrats from me too. The undetectable (zero)...

    Congrats from me too.
    The undetectable (zero) level depends on the lab test equipment sensitivity. It is less than 0.1 (<0.1) in some cases or less than 0.01 (<0.01) in ultra sensitive lab tests. It...
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    My testosterone before the last biopsy was 224...

    My testosterone before the last biopsy was 224 ng/dL which was below the normal range.
    Anyway, Mr. Moo still hasn't disclosed his country but I guess it's somewhere in the Eastern Europe where are...
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    Hi and sorry you had to be here. There is no need...

    Hi and sorry you had to be here. There is no need for panic, I know it's easier said than done but it's good that your dad went for biopsy. After your dad's CT scan (and possibly bone scan) you will...
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    @Fairwind, while we are all waiting on Moo's...

    @Fairwind, while we are all waiting on Moo's results I noticed at your stats, you had 2 negative biopsies prior to be diagnosed with PCa. I had the same problem, my urologist that performed 2 TRUS...
  17. Yes, I do have access to other clinics and...

    Yes, I do have access to other clinics and doctors. This is the Urology-Oncology clinic at the University Hospital where I had the surgery and I felt I was going to stick around for a while for all...
  18. Well, this is going to be really tough. Is the...

    Well, this is going to be really tough. Is the nurse practitioner going to accept my suggestions that she doesn't know what she is doing although I know she doesn't? I am sick of this hospital where...
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    Sticky: Thanks Race, every experience counts. I am 10...

    Thanks Race, every experience counts. I am 10 years older than you and the sex to me and my wife is a secondary thing. Maybe the things will change later as the time goes by, who knows. Regards.
  20. @Bravehardon - I also felt better after a few...

    @Bravehardon - I also felt better after a few pills and now a week after taking Ciprofloxacin I feel maybe 75% cured but I am afraid it'll take some more pills and time to get rid of this pest.
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    Sticky: What is your opinion on dry orgasms?

    It's been 8 weeks after my RP and there is no conscious erection but I do have some unconscious enlargement during the sleep. My sex life before the RP was not great either. I had painful erections...
  22. It depends on other results

    Your father's dilemma will resolve in a few days.
    Whether to go for radical surgery or radiation therapy depends on several factors.
    - Hypertension and high cholesterol don't count if controlled...
  23. Thread: Post op PSA

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    As the name itself says Prostate Specific...

    As the name itself says Prostate Specific Antigen, nothing except prostate tumors (genuine or metastasized) may produce such antigens. What is Terry's current PSA?
    My post-op PSA dropped from 10.7...
  24. Still Fighting Infection after Prostatectomy

    After my prostatectomy I got severe Urinary Tract Infection (via the catheter I guess). I told the nurse I had severe pain (the doc was never accessible) and she said it is normal to have pain after...
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    When my PSA was raising my doc gave me...

    When my PSA was raising my doc gave me antibiotics for just a few days. The PSA decreased insignificantly and I had a biopsy. I am curious what kind of antibiotics your doc gave you and if they...
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