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ninaw answered a question 2 hours, 18 minutes ago

@JoBu, adding some responses from the Facebook page:

“I had a lot of scar tissue and they had to do a “roto rooter” job on me I, like you, am up three to four times a night. The surgeon mentioned another procedure to help with the issue after a year so things could heal up.” – John

“Kevels! I also wear a Depends for when I have an…

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Will Jones commented on the post, Recovery Road 4 hours, 11 minutes ago

Thanks for your response, Charles. I hope you continue to make good progress. Subsequent articles of mine document my experience over the last year. For incontinence, I wear light weight shields when I’m exercising or walking long distances, but on many days I’m shield free. Are you kegeling? That will help with bladder control.

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Will Jones commented a story 7 hours, 7 minutes ago

Thanks for sharing your story, @charlesv. Our journeys sound quite similar. I’m about a year ahead of you, having had my surgery in April 2018. You can follow my experience in the articles I’ve published on the ProstateCancer.net website. Might be helpful to you. How’s it going now, four months after your surgery? Will Jones, Moderator

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Richard Faust commented on the post, Tic Toc 1 day, 2 hours ago

Hi Duane. Thank you for sharing your story. First, let me say that your father sounds like quite the fighter. Your message of vigilance against cancer is so important, especially if one has a history of it in the family. I know that your PSA has come down dramatically from the towering heights it was at. Do you mind if I ask what treatment you…

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sevensix commented on the post, Stats Angst: Waiting on Your Test Results 2 days, 6 hours ago

Hello Jim;
Primary care happens at a small clinic specializing Internal Medicine under the umbrella of a regional health care system. While I had the opportunity to continue a three month Lupron injection I opted to wait out the summer until October for PSA and imaging scheduling. Not happy with Lupron but a summer off from meds gives me a…

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sarah.wallin posted a new activity comment 3 days, 6 hours ago

Hi @seekcure, I’m doing well. How are you? I’m glad you came looking for uplifting stories about enjoying sex after surgery/radiation. Some men have opened up about how they’ve found new ways to enjoy intimacy after surgery. You might find interest in Will’s story where he shares how he’s dealing with intimacy after surgery:…

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sarah.wallin posted a new activity comment 3 days, 6 hours ago

Hi @charlesburt, that’s great your implant gives you confidence and satisfaction. I’m glad you are pleased with your choice and the outcome. People who are considering this option will appreciate hearing your first hand experience. Thanks for prompting discussion about it here. Starting a forum might help more people find your story so they can…

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sarah.wallin posted a new activity comment 3 days, 7 hours ago

Hi @palaguy, what you’re going through right now is incredibly difficult. It may be hard to describe or put into words. I’m sure your partner would appreciate hearing from you, even if it isn’t making sense right now. Maybe start by sharing little bits of how you’re feeling, what you’re worried about, and what’s been on your mind. Have you found…

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CharlesBurt posted an update 3 days, 21 hours ago

I’m a PC survivor of about 17 years and appear to be clear as my PSA has been below 1 for years. I did elect to have surgery in 2001. I had trouble maintaining an erection even with the blue pill and injections (horrid). Eventually I received a penis implant and once recovered thought “Why did I wait so long.” It gave me confidence that I…

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davidd commented on the post, Stats Angst: Waiting on Your Test Results 4 days, 2 hours ago

Thanks Jim for your very honest post. I’m in a position of having chosen to cease all treatment because for spiritual reasons I am sure I am cancer-free. So my 3 monthly tests are a bit important. “The time is now, and now is sacred”…even more true when you’ve had a diagnosis. So let nothing spoil the peace and gladness of each day. I know it’s…