I'VE HAD THIS CONDITION FOR about 5 YEARS. NOW I HAVE A BUNION ALONGSIDE OF TOE. SAW PODIATRIST YESTERDAY AND GOT A CORETIZONE SHOT. i KNOW SURGERY IS BEST OPTION TO CLEAN IT OUT AND PROBABLY FUSE JOINT. LOWER JOINT IS CLOSED AND HAVE A BONE SPUR AND CHIP ALONGSIDE OF TOE. 6 WEEKS OF MISSED WORK IS A PROBLEM. ANYONE OUT THERE HAVE THIS DONE. HOW DID IT GO. WHAT about LONG TERM RESULTS. I'M USUALLY ON PROSTATE BOARD. FIRST POST HERE.
3-17- 8 went to Bruce Springsteen concert , great time
3-18-8 routine exam
3-19 doctor called said psa was elevated
what's a psa?
referred to Uro, had several more blood tests.
PSA steady at 4.75
biopsy June 08 , 12 cores, 4 on left confirmed , right clear
gleason 3 + 3 T1c
decieded on open RP, Head of Uro is my Doctor
Surgery done 10-1-8 by Dr See at Frodoret Hospital in Milwaukee
Cathater out 10-13 no problems
Post op, organ confined, gleason up to 4 + 3, all clear margins
T2c 20% volume, very good outcome I feel
Incontinent and ED. Time will tell, was told all nerves saved.
back to work 11-5-8.
3,6,9 month psa <0.04 one year <0.04
still use 2 pads per day.
<0.04 at 20 months.
Walked thru the darkness on the edge of town.