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    Hi Rob, I certainly know what you're feeling. I...

    Hi Rob,
    I certainly know what you're feeling. I had radiation proctitis which is more confined to the rectum itself.
    Your Doc is right, it will improve with time. Are you having any bleeding?
    Did...
  2. brownie, You need treatment and you need it now....

    brownie,
    You need treatment and you need it now. My advice is to run away from the VA as soon as you can!
    I don't know your situation but if this option is available to you, by all means, take...
  3. Hey brownie, Sorry you need to be here but...

    Hey brownie,
    Sorry you need to be here but welcome!
    Would you mind sharing where you have had all your treatments?
    Have you had any other treatments besides the proposed ADT.
    I ask because a G6...
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    Hi Wife, Yes, diuretics such as furosemide...

    Hi Wife,
    Yes, diuretics such as furosemide (Lasix) spironolactone and other loop diuretics will definitely help limit excess fluids but are unlikely to completely eliminate them.
    I'm making the...
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    Awesome report! Keep up the great work and get...

    Awesome report! Keep up the great work and get that golf score down! :up::grin:
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    Hi jfredfc, Unfortunately, this was the most...

    Hi jfredfc,
    Unfortunately, this was the most reliable information I could find on this product.
    ...
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    Please keep us in the loop as you both go down...

    Please keep us in the loop as you both go down this road. We care!
  8. What Is Your Preferred Choice Of Laboratories?

    I can't seem to figure out how to post a short poll on here so I'm just asking.

    What is your preferred lab and briefly, why?

    Labcorps

    Quest

    Other
  9. Hi Chuck and welcome! That's an awesome...

    Hi Chuck and welcome!
    That's an awesome response. Keep up the great work and don't be a stranger!
    Cheers! --- Dave
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    A Quick Update

    Hi all,
    I'm pleased to announce that I just received my latest lab results for PSA and Testosterone after my first six
    months of ADT.
    My PSA has dropped from 9.3 six months ago to 0.8 now. :grin:...
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    Thanks, Rob! No worries about 'highjacking my...

    Thanks, Rob!
    No worries about 'highjacking my thread, MM. Rob's answer was VERY informative and interesting to me personally because we share a few of the same issues.
    Rob, I truly believe you are...
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    Hi Rob, If you don't mind my asking, how long...

    Hi Rob, If you don't mind my asking, how long have you been on Lupron and why are you stopping it?
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    Saying "Hi" to all And A General Update

    Hi all,
    Well, in a couple of weeks I get my second Lupron injection! I've been on bicalutamide and leuprolide for almost six months now.
    No noticeable side effects other than a little fatigue and...
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    Hi maryk, First off, I want to thank you for...

    Hi maryk,

    First off, I want to thank you for your concern. It is very much appreciated!
    The highest level of my PSA is still well below the threshold that they would be concerned about, >20-30....
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    Hi KitKat, Yes, you are correct. You need to...

    Hi KitKat,
    Yes, you are correct. You need to stay with the same assay that you've been using.
    Results obtained from the ultrasensitive test are pointless at this stage.
    Staying with the standard...
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    Hahaha! I was like that long before I was on...

    Hahaha! I was like that long before I was on Lupron! :lol:
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    I'm Here

    Hi Michael et al.,

    I was taking a break. Since my experience is VERY limited compared to others on this forum, I sometimes feel
    that I really don't have much to offer.
    I also tend to be very...
  18. Hi Tim, I relied on 'Depends', a lot of 'em. I...

    Hi Tim,
    I relied on 'Depends', a lot of 'em. I fact, I still do. You may have to resign yourself
    to very frequent bathroom breaks to change out the diapers.
    I found it very helpful to simply be...
  19. His girlfriend may disagree with you, Prato....

    His girlfriend may disagree with you, Prato. :roll:
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    I totally agree. If you're 95 and can still run...

    I totally agree.
    If you're 95 and can still run a triathlon, yeah, you're most likely
    gonna pull through fine, that goes without saying.
    I didn't mean that to be a hard and fast rule. More just a...
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    As a general rule, the older one is, the less...

    As a general rule, the older one is, the less tolerant of surgery they become.
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    Hey Prato, good to have you back! :grin:

    Hey Prato, good to have you back! :grin:
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    You have an article but no citations. Where did...

    You have an article but no citations. Where did you get this information?
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    I was having that problem a couple of years ago...

    I was having that problem a couple of years ago but it seems to have resolved.
  25. Interesting. There were no dietary restrictions...

    Interesting. There were no dietary restrictions when I had my treatments in 2012.
    You should never be afraid to question anything they say if you don't understand it.
    If I were you, I'd ask your RO...
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