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Seeking reassurance.

G'Day all, I am 61 year of age, have a PSA reading of 7.8 and after an MRI scan have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. According to the scan, the right lobe is very enlarged with a slight sign of change to the left side. My main issue is not…

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27 Replies · Reply by Peter D on Wednesday

Continual incontinents post surgery

Hi, I am posting on behalf of my hubby. He is 5 weeks post catheter removal following radical prostatectomy and lymph node removal.  He is concerned as he is continually leaking even when sitting and standing not so much lying down. He can’t make it…

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26 Replies · Reply by Norm on Tuesday

Transurethral Hyperthermia

Just updating the Forum since having Transurethral Hyperthermia in Germany in February 2018. The treatment lasted 5 days. It included 2 three hour sessions of Transurethral Hyperthermia (TUH) and 5 one hour daily sessions of Hyperthermia. There was…

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27 Replies · Reply by Michael H Feb 11

Positive Recovery

My aim is to provide some positive outlook amongst all the gloom and doom, whilst feeling very sorry for those people who have had more challenging or negative experiences. After my initial diagnosis I became very worried about the numerous problems…

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6 Replies · Reply by JohnG Feb 11

Surgical Implants

I thought I would start a new thread for this topic, I made mention of implants in another ED thread and do not wish to hijack such. Would like to hear from guys who have gone down the path of penis implant and their experience. Also the best people…

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3 Replies · Reply by Spillyourguts Feb 8

Return of erection

When i was diagnosed nearly 2 years ago, Gleeson 9 , TB3 i had no partner. So i was not concerned about loss of libodo.i have had 37 shots of RT, and now on my last 6 months of ADT. I now have a partner and the question is: can i regain my libido…

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1 Reply · Reply by Zol Feb 7

BPH Teatments ahead of PCa??

I posted the following item on an international site where far greater BPH options than here was evident. My personal experience has led me to believe possibly hundreds of thousands of Australian men are being treated with Alpha Blockers and 5ARI…

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