Jun 02, 2004 - 6:12 pm
Had RP 4 wks. ago, catherder removed (more painful than surgery) after 3 wks. Im incontinent and the dr. said my sex life is over. I had psa of 26 before surgery and .1 after. Now the dr. wants radiation every day for 6 wks. and lupron shot. I have heard the side effects of the rad. and the lupron shot are rather hard to bear. With a psa of .1, I think I want to wait a few months to get over this mental state I am in. Or maybe its not necessary for rad. and lupron. I sometimes feel the urologist, radiologist and the encologist prescribe overkills on treatment, to cover themselves and bump up the bills. I have no family here and every day is bad. I sure get upset at the uncontrollable dripping of urine, saturates the pads I wear and soaks my clothes. Just unreal. Thanks for reading this.