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Latest Discussions

Leakage after Catheter removal

Hi Well , I am now at day 3 after catheter removal..  I have an appointment next week with mu Urologist to get the full pathology results but he briefly eased my mind after removing the catheter , saying that no cancer appears to have escaped the…

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3 Replies · Reply by Brett Mar 17

Diagnosed at 52

I'm 52 and they weren't looking for it because apparently there's about a 200:1 chance at my age, rising rapidly to 7:1 when you're 80. A blood test for something else (Ross River Virus) revealed high PSA so my GP did the digital rectal examination,…

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28 Replies · Reply by Paul Mar 14

Zoladex long tern use

I have been on Zoladex androgen therapy for 2 years after prostatectomy and radiotherapy.  The PC was Gleason 9 and had already locally metasticed.  I still have PC on the pelvis and possibly elsewhere which is not yet showing up on PET scans. Has…

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5 Replies · Reply by Nick Agocs Mar 11

relationship break down after prostectomy

Hi -  I had a radical prostectomy at 53 I am now 56. I survived the cancer but my relationship with the women I loved did not. Men need to be ready for this eventuality. Women have needs,  it is only natural, but this does not make it any easier to…

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51 Replies · Reply by gav Mar 8

Penis Pump/VCD

Afternoon Gents and partners,A slightly embarrassing question! My sexual health doctor, Doctor Miller, sold me a German manufactured “Penile Vakuum-Trainer”. I have to say, It’s taking a bit of getting used to! I’m also considering going to…

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14 Replies · Reply by Tom van der Hulst Mar 7

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