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... :wave::wave:hi i have a large prostate gland which is pressing on my bladder thats why i must have a prostate biospy not looking forward to it or the colonoscopy being a baby when it comes to pain thankyou for letting me to what expect on the day regards paul (15 replies)
... I am not sure what type of proceedure Tall Allen had but my experience is much like the others. It was a little uncomfortable but not bad. Like you, I was thinking I could have my colonoscopy and prostate biopsy at the same time. No such luck. ... (15 replies)
... One year ago at age 49, I had the dreaded prostate biopsy. Three PSA tests came back 7.8, 7.9, 8.1. My doc and urologist could not feel anything during extensive digital exams. ... (4 replies)

... the current policy no longer recommends a single, threshold value of PSA which should prompt prostate biopsy. ... (3 replies)
Nearing 2nd biopsy
Aug 23, 2009
... Sounds interesting, and it's always good to hear about research which improves the plight of prostate cancer victims. Your described method of specimen collection, compared to a prostatic biopsy sounds very acceptable. ... (10 replies)
... Talk to the doctor who will do the biopsy well ahead of time to make sure he will use an anesthetic. While most of us got one without asking when we had the biopsy, some did not. ... (25 replies)
... I was treated by Prostate Cancer Center of Seattle last June. I chose them based on the reputation of Dr. Peter Grimm. They are great to work with. No regrets. ... (10 replies)
... I recently had a biopsy at my urologists office. For me, it was not too bad, a little uncomfortable but no pain. ... (6 replies)
... Hi , my husband had the biopsy about a month ago and he was the same as you.. ... (25 replies)
... The biggest issue is embarrassment! Leastways for me it was, and I have had three of them. The pain was not too bad, although the right side on the third biopsy was uncomfortable. ... (25 replies)
... How bad is it? ... (25 replies)
... I am writing this log to let others facing prostate cancer and surgery know of my experiences with the diagnosis and subsequent surgery, and my recovery thus far. ... (6 replies)
One man's story
Feb 14, 2009
... I am now 74 and had a nerve sparing radical prostatectomy six months ago in September 2008. I've been dealing with prostate issues for 16 years having my first biopsy in 1992. I've read many of the posts and thought that telling my story in layman terms might answer some of the questions. ... (2 replies)
... TRUS biopsy of prostate followed by 3 days of antibiotic Ciprofloxacin. No obvious blood in urine, plenty in sperm. ... (17 replies)
... ch I'm replying below. One thing I love about this board is that it helps us exchange views and both fertilize and weed our own personal fields of what we think is true, and I believe these threads will have the key value of helping fellow survivors and their loved ones with their decisions. ... (22 replies)
... an ultrasound device is used to locate the area on the prostate from which to take the sample. ... (7 replies)
... My husband is 40. For the last 5 years he's suffered from a painful enlarged prostate. 5 years ago he was diagnosed with prostatitis and treated with antibiotics. ... (10 replies)
... In December 2005 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. The urologist game me a pamphlet which spelled out the choices for treatment. ... (11 replies)
My husband
May 31, 2010
... I'm a prostate cancer survivor of a challenging case but not a medical professional. ... (12 replies)
... Hi KO, I too want to welcome you to our club :wave:, though we are happier when we can refuse membership requests. ;) I'll insert some comments in green. Jim You have the blessing :D and curse :( of several excellent options. :confused: :dizzy: I hope we can help you sort your way through them. Take care, (21 replies)

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