Tips for Post-Surgical Recovery

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James C.
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   Posted 1/22/2009 3:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Here's some links to info and discussions by folks who have gone before.

Tips before surgery:

Shopping List before surgery:

Supplies-post surgery:

What is the first day home like?:

the thing to remember is each person had an individual course of recovery, and not like anyone else's, and so will yours be. However, there's enough common things that you can learn from and prepare for by reading these threads. Hope this helps.
James C. Age 61
Co-Moderator- Prostate Cancer Forum
4/07 PSA 7.6, referred to Urologist, recheck 6.7
7/07 Path report: 3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe , GS 3/3:6.
9/07 Nerve sparing open Retropubic Radical Prostatectomy
9/07 Post-op Path Report: GS 3+3=6 Staging pT2c, 110gms, margins clear
16 mts: ED- 50 mg Viagra 3X week, pump daily,Trimix .35ml 2X week continues
PSA's: 3 mts-.04, 6 mts.-.04, 9 mts.-.04, 12 mts.-.04, 16mts.-.04

Post Edited (James C.) : 1/22/2009 2:53:21 PM (GMT-7)

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