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Archives for October 2021
Pelvic Floor Exerciser
78 yr old diagnosed October 5 with PCa T2, 4/12 cores Gleason 7 (4+3) in 1 core. Have decided to opt for robotic assisted prostatectomy if approved by doctor in Nov 30 appt. Been reading about the necessity of doing kegels. Has anyone had any experience with using Pelvic Floor Exerciser advertized for use in incontinence…
AUS Dangerous Ignorance Alert
I’m now four days out from open incision hernia repair on (left side this time). This has provided me with a fifteenth abdominal/perineum scar. I’ve been on the operating table many times since my first AUS install. The scary aspect relative to MOST of these slice and dice adventures has been the surprising number of…
What questions to ask. Any help appreciated.
My dad received a PSA result of 24 last week and the doctor felt a nodule and hardening of his prostate. He is 68 with a family history of PC. He had a biopsy done on Tuesday and now we're just waiting for the results. After doing as much research as possible, I'm trying to prepare for his biopsy to come back showing that…
Have not been around here for some time. PSA went up to 3.2 about 18 months ago went on Lupron and it went down to .008 for 9 months then took a vacation and it stayed ar .008 for 1 year. Last check it went up to .092. If up again back to HT. Never ends.
Post-RALP PSA 2.6
Pre-op PSA 15.8 Gleason 4+3=7 GG3 RALP 5/24/21 - Johns Hopkins Eleven (11) lymph nodes and associated fibroadipose tissue, negative for tumor. Pathology report of surgical margins. Dismissed by my surgeon as no concern - "It's nothing, pathologists are always over-aggressive in finding positive margins" Margins Summary…