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    The nerves that are susceptible to damage in this...

    The nerves that are susceptible to damage in this process control the valves that hold the blood under pressure in the erect penis.

    You will discover that you can push/force blood into the penis...
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    Good news. Well done! Keep up your regular PSA...

    Good news. Well done! Keep up your regular PSA testing.
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    Hi Timothy, What's your life expectancy and...

    Hi Timothy,

    What's your life expectancy and what's your BMI?
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    I do not see fluctuations in what you have...

    I do not see fluctuations in what you have shared. I see an increase in PSA Total and a decrease in freePSA. Both clearly well within the ranges and directions calling for more investigation. If PSA...
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    You're on a good course. A targeted biopsy is...

    You're on a good course. A targeted biopsy is the next step. Every indication is there is something there. PSA gaining velocity is another measure of something there worth finding. It is still...
  6. My weight impacts mine. Weight goes up blood...

    My weight impacts mine. Weight goes up blood pressure goes up. Weight goes down blood pressure goes down.

    Stop watching the hearings.
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    Glad to hear you survived. Ugh, on the bladder...

    Glad to hear you survived. Ugh, on the bladder spasms. Routine is good.
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    Not enough info. PSA can fluctuate, but also have...

    Not enough info. PSA can fluctuate, but also have a persistent pattern of rising through the fluctuations. The overall pattern is what matters.

    Please provide some basic information; age, family...
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    The quote was most physicians, not most surgeons.

    The quote was most physicians, not most surgeons.
  10. "I was born a poor orphan child. My mother died...

    "I was born a poor orphan child. My mother died three months before I was born." or somthing to that effect. Steve Martin - SNL
  11. There is a thought that stress in the mother and...

    There is a thought that stress in the mother and infant during gestation and infancy can trigger genetic changes that lead to chronic health ailments. Childhood chronic diseases such as diabetes,...
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    It was me. Thxs for responding.

    It was me. Thxs for responding.
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    Very good summary. I want to add a...

    Very good summary.

    I want to add a consideration in the outline, and that is the continued treatment path. This is a first time thought for me and I am inviting comment about presenting this...
  14. Very interesting. My view is these "strategies"...

    Very interesting. My view is these "strategies" are universal to living organisms. We use them and observe them in other organisms as well. Characterizing them as "strategic" or "military like" is...
  15. Sweet! Ruthless persistence.

    Sweet! Ruthless persistence.
  16. Sticky: Very good share. Thank you.

    Very good share. Thank you.
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    This conversation will develop further as we...

    This conversation will develop further as we learn more about your disease. If you will complete a signature with your full prostate cancer history we can help further. See others for examples.
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    I will add to Michael F's excellent...

    I will add to Michael F's excellent recommendations.

    Set a program to be alcohol, caffeine and carbonated beverage free by the time of your surgery. All three irritate the bladder (among other...
  19. Kegels are not clinching your anus. They are...

    Kegels are not clinching your anus. They are lifting your pelvic floor muscles. It begins at the base of your scrotum. Trying lifting them slowly like an elevator while not contracting your ahole....
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    A steady PSA is a more reliable indicator of...

    A steady PSA is a more reliable indicator of cancer, it's extent and risk than biopsies and MRIs. A PSA of 11 or 12 is concerning for AS, imo. And if you have only had one biopsy in all the time it...
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    Determine a life expectancy for yourself to help...

    Determine a life expectancy for yourself to help guide your choice.
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    Glad you got it out! Apparently there was some...

    Glad you got it out! Apparently there was some damage removing it making it difficult to determine a margin as negative. The doctor will have more to say. I'd suggest you use one of the...
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    It's an important discussion, imo. Anxiety is an...

    It's an important discussion, imo. Anxiety is an always present as part of these conversation. And, I thank you for being a part of it.
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    Of course anxiety has an impact. My point was...

    Of course anxiety has an impact. My point was unless they say what it is for themselves the assumption that over 190 men left an AS program and the reason is anxiety is a gross assumption about...
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    A PSA of 7 is not low.

    A PSA of 7 is not low.
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