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... This is a reply to your post of April 15. ... (38 replies)
... Hi Phae and welcome to the Board. You should do better after recovering more fully. Four months is very early after surgery to see how you will do after the usual healing process is more mature. I have no direct experience with these problems as a result of radical prostatectomy. However, I have experienced both, on and off, after rounds of intermittent androgen... (1 replies)
... help. Age 63, robotic assisted prostatectomy 4 months ago. Went well according to surgeon who has done over 2,000 of these. Last check psa was zero, to be checked again in a couple months. ... (1 replies)

Post surgery PSA
Mar 22, 2018
... Hi again hmcg7, I think you are still doing very well, but I can also see why you are concerned. Ultrasensitive testing after prostatectomy can increase peace of mind but can also serve as an uncomfortable spur to action, which can take the form of more active monitoring and adoption of anti-recurrence tactics that might otherwise seem to burdensome. Such testing can... (4 replies)
Post surgery PSA
Mar 4, 2018
... Hello, 1st PSA after prostatectomy, I was told cancer was undetectable, however I now know the result was .006 with a ultra sensitive test. I am coming up to another testing cycle soon and am asking for any input from anyone on what maybe I need to be asking, Is this a situation others have experienced? Thanks once again (1 replies)
... Positive margin after friendís surgery March 15 fell on a Wednesday 18 years ago. A friend of mine from church had been diagnosed with prostate cancer about the same time I was diagnosed, and he had recently had a prostatectomy. When we talked on this day he said he was recovering well but that his post-surgery pathology report revealed a positive margin. :( :confused: ... (43 replies)
... Mark In my case incontinence never existed since the withdrawing of the catheter (approximately 12 days post surgery in 2000). ;) There were some dripping in the first ten minutes but my natural sphincter took control ever since. When looking for a toilet my kegels muscles also acted instantaneously so I could hold it naturally. However, in the six months post RT in 2006 I... (3 replies)
... Normally, urine control is achieved with the internal sphincter and external sphincter. The internal sphincter is removed during prostatectomy leaving the external sphincter left to control urine flow. ... (3 replies)
... I'll insert some comments in green, responding to excerpts from your initial post on this thead. Please keep in mind that I, like most fellow participants on the Board, have had no enrolled medical education. ... (3 replies)
... I had a conventional radical prostatectomy about eighteen months ago. ... (0 replies)
... Well I danced with Roberta Robot and it is now all over but the healing. Surgury at City of Hope with Dr. Mark Kawachi went absolutely GREAT! In on March 17th, back for catheter removal on 24th. I did have some discomfort from the catheter but nothing major. Hey! When they stuff a rope big enuff to raise the Titanic up where nothing is supposed to be "stuffed" some discomfort... (16 replies)
... You are way too kind:o:o:o! Again, I will repeat. I didn't know about this forum when I had surgery. I found it a few weeks after. It would have been helpful to have a few tricks and tips from those who walked this path before me. That's all I have to offer. My experience. It may (or may not) be useful to others. I have found that "opinions" seen to get me into trouble so... (16 replies)
... Here's a little something I typed up and saved for folks facing a hospital stay for a robotic-assisted LRP. It briefly outlines my hospital experience. Hope it helps... Great Post again Able5, i have learned alot from your experience even though we had a bit different surgery (Yours robotic and mine open). I enjoy rading your posts and they alays to the point and... (16 replies)
... Just to add to Kemahsabe pointers, being that you over come the continent issue rather fast ( i had an open surgery not a robotic one like yours , and my recovery too longer before i was releasd from the hospital due to pain after the open surgery). Being that i was home after 4 days in a hospital bed , 2 weeks later i got rid of my Cath, and almost was leakage fre... (16 replies)
... ll post it! ... (16 replies)
... Having robotic surgery at City of Hope Cancer Center March 17th. Any tips or suggestions from veterans of this surgery that I might use to make the post operation scene more manageable? ... (16 replies)
... I had a radical prostatectomy in late September. The operation went well, and my urinary function is close to normal. ... (3 replies)
... Hi patvl, I have no direct experience with this, but was curious. Edema after cancer therapy is generally something you hear about, but what was the incidence, etc. after prostatectomy? After poking around the research a bit, I found articles suggesting that the incidence was between about 1% but more likely 5% at the low end to 15%. At least two articles related the... (4 replies)
... I replied to Ron after a visit with my surgeon, my prostatectomy was 10/16. Doc said might need as much as 3 months before noticing improvement. Do Kegel exercises 3Xaday (6 replies)
... urinary incontinence AND prostatectomy . ... (6 replies)


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