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... Look at all options and compare risk and benefits. I was treated with the CyberKnife two years ago. It is a non-invasive external beam radiation treatment. Treatment required five out patient visits. Had short term side effects of urgency and frequency for bowel activity and urination. Elevated symptoms lasted a couple days then diminished to base line. The treatment... (4 replies)
... Randy2, You don't mention your age or dietary habits-that would help. Getting up once at night! A lot of us would love to claim that! Getting up 5 or more times a night would be more suspicious. 6 or 7 times a day isn't all that unusual. Depending on your age, benign prostatic hyperplasia(BPH) or prostate enlargement could be an issue, but again your night pattern says no.... (2 replies)
... was normal and my PSA was .6 and all the other tests were normal too but I still urinate 6 or 7 times a day including getting up once at night. What frequency of urination rate is considered a sign of prostate cancer? ... (2 replies)

PSA problem.
Jan 23, 2016
... Hi Toocute3, I sense a healthy skepticism on your part. Good for you! As you may be aware, PSA that is due to cancer increases at a steady, exponential rate; in other words, a PSA of 2 becomes 4, in the same length of time later becomes 8, in the same length of time again becomes 16, and so on. Unless there is an intervention of some kind, especially treatment, PSA due... (4 replies)
... s to prevent migration. The cat scan showed a small margin between the prostate tissue and the uretha and I never had a drop of blood in my urine from the first urination 2 hours after the procedure. The cat scan looked like a prescise placement of all 90 seeds. ... (0 replies)
... I'm 59 - was treated 2 years ago with SBRT. Testosterone dipped after treatment but has since come back to normal levels. Libido and erections are as strong as ever. I'm still getting used to the loss of ejaculation when I have an orgasm, however. That's the only lasting side effect of treatment for me -- no lasting urinary or rectal issues; in fact, urination is much improved... (5 replies)
A little concerned
Nov 14, 2012
... to give an indication of what the cure rate is. ... (31 replies)
... rrent symptoms to him and he suggested Terazosin to improve them while also giving my winter month's blood pressure control a boost. That stuff raised my pulse rate from 55 to 75 and it felt like my chest was pounding! I only took it for 2 days and it didn't even help the BP. ... (2 replies)
... which is known to have a high rate based on the HDR Brachytherapy results. ... (11 replies)
My husband
May 31, 2010
... Hi Hope, Welcome to this board and our fine group. I'm glad you are already getting good help. I'll insert some thoughts and facts in green. Please keep in mind that I have had no enrolled medical education; I'm a prostate cancer survivor of a challenging case but not a medical professional. I believe your doctor is being reasonably cautious, but I think the odds... (12 replies)
... r days off, so I didnt get to relax every weekend, that may have contributed to the fatigue. Three weeks out now and I feel good, still some minor burning during urination which should go away soon. Overall, it was easy. Now it's time to work on the 'blood flow' department, my wife is my therapist, we'll get there eventually! ... (8 replies)
... might well see a drop in a few more weeks or an additional month or so. If the PSA soared to a level that was well above what could be explained by the doubling rate of cancer cells based on your June and September scores, that too would suggest that infection or inflammation is a more likely cause. ... (2 replies)
Confused as hell.
Aug 30, 2009
... My yearly scans show that I am clean and cancer free, accept for my prostate. He said he still takes his Flomax, he still has sudden piss moments, leakage before urination and after. As he continued to talk I was speechless and probably looked like a fool with my open hanging mouth. ... (31 replies)
Help me please.
Mar 17, 2009
... The rate rise over the past two years can be helpful. ... (6 replies)
One man's story
Feb 14, 2009
... ed that I had a weak stream and difficulty emptying my bladder when I first got up in the morning. Once I was up and about for an hour or so, except for urgency, urination was pretty much normal. As far as I was concerned, the symptoms were very manageable. ... (2 replies)
... and I did have urination problems afterwards. However I know of a dozen people who had seeds and had zero side effects. I was one of the few with problems because of an assymetric gland. ... (25 replies)

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