painful burning sensation at the end of my penis/catheter when trying to defecate.

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Old Sailor
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Date Joined Aug 2009
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   Posted 8/25/2009 2:09 PM (GMT -6)   
I am having a painful burning sensation at the end of my penis/catheter when trying to defecate. No blood but a little secretion. I get the catheter out in two days (total of 14 days) and wonder if this burning will cease when catheter comes out.

Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 8/25/2009 2:23 PM (GMT -6)   
If it does, your doctor can prescribe pyridium, a low cost drug, that takes away most of the burning feeling you are describing.

david in sc
 Age 57, 56 at DX, PSA 7/7 5.8, 7/8 12.3,9/8 14.5
3rd Biopsy Sept 08: Positive 7 of 7 cores, 40-90%, Gleason 7, 4+3
Open RP surgery 11/14/8, Right nerves spared, 4 days hospital, staples out 11/24/8, 5th cath out on 1/19/9
 Pathlogy Report:Gleason 3+4=7, pT2c, 42 grm, tumor 20%, Contained in capsule, one post. margin, clear lymph nodes 
2009 PSA   2/9 .05, 5/9 .10, 6/9 .11, 8/9 .16
Lastest 7/13 met with Rad. Oncl, considering options, 7/20 Catheter #6 after complete blockage, 8/14 met with Rad Oncl, still talking option, 8/18 - had laser scope surgery to clear blockage, now on Catheter #7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


geezer99
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Date Joined Apr 2009
Total Posts : 990
   Posted 8/25/2009 6:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Have you been using a water based lube (like KY) on the tip of your penis? The catheter actually slides in and out a bit.
Age at diagnosis 66, PSA 5.5
Biopsy 12/08 12 cores, 8 positive
Gleason 3+4=7
CAT scan, Bone scan 1/09 both negative.

Robotic surgery 03/03/09 Catheter Out 03/08/09
Pathology: Lymph nodes & Seminal vesicles negative
Margins positive, Capsular penetration extensive Gleason 4+3=7
6 weeks: 1 pad/day, 1 pad/night -- mostly dry at night.
10 weeks: no pad at night -- slight leakage day/1 pad.
3 mo. PSA 0.0 - now light pads

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