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smc64
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 40
   Posted 3/28/2009 2:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Just got ou of hospital after an rrp Thursday.  Are Hemaroids a common occurance after surgery?
Age 44, DX 12/08
Psa 2.6 free 11%
One of twelve cores pos. with 5% pc Gleason 6 3+3
RRP Shceduled for 3/26/09


Swimom
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Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 1732
   Posted 3/28/2009 3:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Yep...sure are. Eat enough fiber and take stool softeners. That should help till they calm down.
Get well quick :>)

Swim
 


CPA
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 655
   Posted 3/28/2009 3:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Stool softeners are a must - you get them over the counter at almost any pharmacy.  I took them for a month or so after surgery.  David

Age 55
Diagnosed Dec 2007 during annual routine physical
PSA doubled from previous year from 1.5 to 3.2
12 biopsies - 2 positive with 2 marginal
Gleason 3 + 3 = 6
RRP 4 Feb 08
Both nerves spared
Good pathology - no margins - all encapsulated - Gleason 4 + 3 = 7
Catheter out Feb 13 - wore pad for couple of days - pad free Feb 16
Great wife and family who take very good care of me


Ed C. (Old67)
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   Posted 3/28/2009 5:24 PM (GMT -6)   
I was extremely constipated for several days after my surgery. I was taking 200mg of Colace which you can get over the counter.
Age: 67
Retired in 2001 and living in Austin TX.
PSA 3.5 free PSA 11%
Dx 12/30/08
2 cores out of 12 were positive Gleason (4+4) and (4+5)
Negative CT scan and bone scan done on 1/16
Robotic surgery performed on Feb 9th
Surgeon: Dr. Randy Fagin, Austin TX.
Post op Pathology report:
Prostate weighed 57 grams
size:5.2 x 5.0 x 4.9 cm
10-20% involved
Bilateral
Gleason 4+4
both nerve bundles removed,
pT3a Nx Mx
Negative margins
Lymph nodes: not dissected
seminal vesicles clean

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