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Hi all Would love hear how other couples are doing with intimacy. My partner had a radical prostectomy 5 years ago and has recovered really well and is able to have intercourse without medications which has been wonderful but did take 18mths to 2…

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G'dayThe one the doc didn't tell you about."Urinary incontinence may also occur during orgasm. This condition is called climacturia. It occurs when a man’s internal sphincter does not close properly before orgasm, which allows some urine to leak…

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hi all my husband has just had a radical prospectors and is finding the last few days dealing with incontinence very hard. I’m sure you can all appreciate that. Day 4 after catheter removal and I think he is 8mproving but it is a case of two steps…

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11 Replies · Reply by Stevess May 7

feeling down ...

Hi all, my name is Kirsten and I have just joined in the hope that someone out there may be able to support my partner Dean and myself. Dean is 57 years old, and I am 51. We ahve been together for 5 years and my Dean was diagnosed with prostate…

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15 Replies · Reply by MelbourneDavid May 6


I have been advised that I need to have a biopsy of my prostate. MRI seems to be the way to go but seems very expensive. Does anyone have any experience of this. Thanks

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8 Replies · Reply by Rumpole May 5

Which Biopsy?

I have just had a TRUS biopsy recommended. Of course heading straight to Dr Google I find a reasonable amount of literature that favour the Trans Perennial methodology. Is this simply a preference of the Urologists and has any one been down this…

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9 Replies · Reply by Maesron May 5

Pain - Post Op.

Hi. I'm nearly 4 weeks post op (robotic assisted radical prostatectomy) and am getting a lot of pain in the perineum area. Panadol helps but it's impossible to sit or even walk when it's at it's worst.  I can't yet sit in an upright chair (say a…

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11 Replies · Reply by Stormy May 3


Hi PSA was 103 when I started docetaxel after 6 cycles my PSA is over 400 does this mean the chemo is not working?  Regards Walter  Wjp

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2 Replies · Reply by George May 3

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