Prostate Cancer Forum

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 sc...
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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...
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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 ...
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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....
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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 ar...
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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, u...
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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 pros...
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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...
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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...
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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 do...
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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...
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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 bi...
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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 ...
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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 urinatin...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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 us...
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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 re...
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