I had some rectal pain after the urologists rectals. i think that they explore longer and harder than the GP. (god knows they charge more...so they must think they have to give value!!!).
I was uncomfortable for a while. I also had roids...not a real issue in the scheme of things.
Age : 45
Nerve Sparing Rad. Prost: 3 July 2008
PSA: 3.2 (had been high for four years)
Gleason : 3+3 = 6
T1 .1cm diameter, right apex. Contained, excellent clearance.
First Post op PSA: 18 August 2008
Continence: Discovered my pelvic floor, continence was great day one...wore pads for insurance, no pads from day five after catheter removal (had a few small stress leaks).
Potence: A work in progress...