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This forum is for questions about: Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer, Biopsy, Bone Scan, Blood in Urine or Semen, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), CT Scan, Cystoscopy, Erectile Dysfunction, Hormone Therapy, Incontinence, Pain (abdomen, low back or hip), PSA Test, Prostatitis , Radiation Therapy, Rectal Exam, Recurrent Cancer, Risk Factors, Screening, Staging (Tumor size; Metastasis), Surgery, Transrectal Ultrasound, Urinary Difficulty or Burning, Urinary Urgency (Leaking), Watchful Waiting.

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I am 48 yrs old and had a radical prostatectomy in Jan 2005, lymph nodes were removed but were not infected by the cancer. My gleason score was 7 and PSA level was 4.3 at the time of diagnosis. I have had a good recovery and life is ba...
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I had aradical prostatectomy approx 5 years ago. ED is still an issue but helped with meds. My question concerns the recent appearence of seman or seman like fluid (white) with orgasm. Any thougts on what this could be? Thank You
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Hello, I just started feeling a pulsing or throbbing pain in my left testicle earlier today. The pain lasts about 2-4 seconds. It does this every 30 seconds for some time...then it goes for several minutes without feeling the pain. I'...
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My prostate is only moderately enlarged (33) as measured by recent renal ultra sound. Most of the times my symptoms are close to normal. I would sometimes need to rush to bathroom, but not always. I may wake up 2 to 3 times a night to g...
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I have been prescribed Cialus ( every other day) Insurance won't cover any of it. They are about $20/pill. I have some Viagra but they are about 8 years old. Should I use them?? Are they safe??
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I found a lump about and inch long and half inch wide between my scrotum and anus - closer to the scrotum. This lump will come and go, usually every few weeks I will get it and it lasts about 2 - 3 weeks. The thing that causes me the m...
jlintner | Last answer
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what causes not a severe pain but a nagging pain in the left testicle
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My father in law, now 62, was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer four years ago. At the time they said his cancer was contained in the prostate and was a Gleason level 7. He has refused any treatment, and the last we knew about three year...
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Had open radical prostatectomy, Gleason 7 (3/4). Had a lot of bleeding post surgery, 4 units given in hospital. Once home, extreme amount of surgical drainage including what appeared to be urine coming out around the drain. About 2.5 wee...
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I have been diagnosed with BPH about 3 and a half yrs ago. My last PSA was 1.5 I have trace blood in my urine. In a recent ct scan a bone island or lesion showed up on my left femur. Full body bone scan was normal except for a hot spot o...
aldo5 | Last answer
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I am 61 and in good health. I have longstanding BPH and have been followed with yearly digital exams and PSA. My PSA has been up and down over the years with Free PSA checked after higher values. My Dad had prostate CA at age 75. My ...
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I'm 56, and two years ago my PSA was 3.3. A few days ago I had a physical and PSA was 5.3. The doctor is giving me antibiotics to first rule out a minor infection. I had sex about three hours before the blood test, and I was just read...
DPM111 | Last answer
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It seems to me that the PSA test is not conclusive (low number can be cancerous and high number can be normal)and leads to a dangerous biopsy procedure (possibility of damage to nerve bundle, incontinence, ED, infection) that is also inc...
RW744 | Last answer
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I am in my final decision-making process about pc treatment, either CyberKnife or robotic radical prostatectomy. I need the most current advice about the efficacy of CyberKnife vs robotic surgery. I am 67, my father had pc, my PSA is 5.4...
RW744 | Last answer
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I'm 40, 5'11", 170lbs, and healthy for the most part. In 1995 at the age of 24 I began having trouble completely emptying while urinating and my urine stream seemed to become a bit weaker. The issue has remained for the last 16 years. ...
mikeg10 | Last answer
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i had my robotic surgery 9/13 and all went well. my catheter came out Tuesday, 9/20. I was not prepared for the non-stop ''leaking''. can anyone tell me what to expect as far as bladder control and the slowing done of the drainage? I und...
tater410 | Last answer
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I was just diagnosed with prostate cancer. The surgeon told me that I needed to wait approx. 5 weeks after my biopsy to have the surgery done. I have been told that the open surgery not the robotic would be the best so that they can ge...
Happyprinter | Last answer
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I had surgery in March 2010, subsequently, my first PSA test in May 2010 was 0.1, the second in November 2010 was 0.2, and now the third in February 2011 is 0.3. My doctor recommended that I take Casodex 50mg. for three months and then t...
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I'm 58yo had a radical prostatectomy in Aug. 2008. My psa levels were checked every 6 months and would go from .01 and slowly increase usually .01 every time and sometimes down, to my latest of .25 in Jan. 2011. My Gleason was 6.5 with n...
80sturgis | Last answer
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Gleason 7 downgraded to 6 following RP in 2002, as prostate was very large, tumor smaller than estimated. No positive margins, surgeon reported fairly large negative margins remained. PSA undetectable for 2 years, gradually rising, now a...
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