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... Hello, I had my surgery last October, for the first few weeks I wore "Depends", fairly soon after I just used an "Always" 10 hour pad in my briefs. "Colace" will help with BM the first week or so. I didn't have much appetite for a couple weeks. ... (1 replies)
Prostate removal
Feb 16, 2012
... d Pentasa for the rectal pain. Ultram helps him sleep when the pelvic pain gets bad. I asked him if he would consider surgery. He said no, because of the risk of incontinence and ED. He says he feels like it's mostly under control now. ... (2 replies)
... I am sorry I didn't find this site sooner and am wondering and hoping that my info will help your dad. My husband was a nuclear physicist during his career and when he took the radiation treatments he got radiation sickness, because radiation never leaves the body and no one checked up on that before the radiation treatments, which he had to stop halfway through. Radiation... (10 replies)

... diet, exercise and stress reduction that is tailored to prostate cancer. ... (10 replies)
... year old dad was diagnosed as having prostate cancer. ... (10 replies)
... TC1 w a psa of 4.4. After researching and discussing all the options I decided on Da Vinci robotic surgery at Johns Hopkins. ... (70 replies)
... op after about 6 months, no incontinence or other side effects. I was also surgically cured with undetectable PSA's since. ... (23 replies)
Prostate Cancer
Jan 26, 2010
... In addition to the books recommended, I urge you to purchase "You Can Beat Prostate Cancer" by Robert Marckini. ... (20 replies)
... Hi, My husband had prostate cancer surgery 2 months ago and still having a major problem with incontinence. You all are talking about wearing "pads" but he soaks 20 diapers a day! ... (15 replies)
... prior to the removal of the prostate and any surrounding tissues. ... (70 replies)
... Hi, Richard Richard, I think laymen and professionals tell us that we have no need to rush into making decisions about treatment. I suppose the rate of an increase in the PSA would have caused me to feel some pressure to get on with the treatment, but I did not have that. A Gleason score of below 7 can give the patient a bit more calm in taking his time. A 7... (13 replies)
... Thank you very much. As I have mentioned the incontinence and ED is what worries my husband the most. His Dr looked at my husband like he was crazy. ... (15 replies)
... Patient was out of the hospital in 3 days although he had some minor complication of the bladder and urethra which are separated during the procedure to permit removal of the prostate and then rejoined. It cleared up quickly although it took a few months for leakage to clear up and full continence to be regained. ... (4 replies)
... along with career reasons made surgery my only viable option. A month after catheter removal the incontinence has improved a lot, and I am beginning to tackle the impotence issues. ... (17 replies)
... A friend sent me this site due to my having concerns about my "quality of life" recovery after Prostate Cancer Surgery. ... (0 replies)
Just diagnosed
Jun 25, 2007
... when he got up to take his daily walk. He ended up having an allergic reaction to the latex leg bands and it raised welts on his thigh. We used a lot of powder after he showered each day. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with doj, cath removal is a breeze. Mine was out in a split second. Pads will probably be necessary. I use the Serenity pads specifically for men after prostate surgery. My surgery was in Mar. 06. ... (13 replies)
... I am ususally a lurker on these forums as I don't like posting personal info over the net, however, after reading replys to your post I thought it might be good to hear from someone with a rosier outlook. ... (10 replies)
... surgery, age 53. I did extensive research after diagnosis and learned a lot. ... (13 replies)
PSA jumped to 54
Oct 18, 2014
... i agree with last reply...very surprising about the jump in psa after lupron injection.. In my experience it goes down there after ..i still feel i made the right choice at my age of 46 to go for complete removal of the prostate..i think that is what gave me the chance i have now. ... (6 replies)

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