I was not 100% before surgery so I would have to say I am better than I was before surgery for I never took a little blue pill. And now with the pill wow. I would like to be able to cut back to 50 mg instead of the 100 mg but I dont know. I leak sometimes during sex but just sometimes, cant figure it out. When you stand back and look at things , the cancer, my chances of a cure, continenance, and my sex life, I feel truly blessed right now. Total recovery a little slower than I thought but man I am happy just the same.
DRE normal , 2004 Biospy negative - 2008 Biopsy positive (01-08-08)
10 cores, 1 positive and at 1% of that one core
PSA @ surgery 6
Bone and Ct scans negative
clinicaly Staged at T1C - Gleason 3+3 = 6
Robotic Da Vinci performed March 27th, 2008, University of Chicago.
Catheter out in 7 days normaly expected leakage
Post Pathology T2C, Gleason 7, (3+4) 10 % of both portions of prostate
Seminal vessels clear, fat tissue clear, single positve margin at apex measuring less than 1/2mm.
PSA Six week < 0.1 4 month PSA <.05 6 month PSA<0.01,9 month<0.01
Watching PSA @ 3 months for 2 years, will do salvage radiation if necessary.
Fair to Good results with Viagra, side effects are bothersome at times.