Just back from the ED Dr.

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mvesr
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 823
   Posted 4/9/2009 9:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Just back from the ED Dr.


Just got home from the ED Dr. at Duke today. Everything is great with the help of the needle, no problems.



Mika

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biker90
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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1464
   Posted 4/9/2009 10:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Fellow Needler,

Welcome to better living through chemicals!!! I don't know how long you have used injections but don't be afraid to experiment with the dosage. I use Trimix and Viagra (from ADC) very successfully. 50 mg Viagra, wait half an hour then shoot .04 ml Trimix works great for me. I had to do a lot of experimenting to get it right and not have any pain. I use the Viagra so that I won't have to use so much Trimix. I believe that less is better when injecting my tender spot.

Say hi to Bluebird for me if you see her...

Jim
Age 74. Diagnosed 11/03/06. PSA 7.05. Stage T2C Gleason 3+3.
RRP 12/7/06. Nerves and nodes okay.
Catheter out on 12/13/06. Dry on 12/14/06.
Pathological stage: T2C N0 MX. Gleason 3+4.
50 mg Viagra + .04 cc Trimix = Excellent Results
PSAs from 1/3/07 - 7/17/08 0.00.
PSA on 1/28/09 - 0.02
Lung cancer dxed on 5/16/08. Surgery on 6/25/08 T1N1M0 - Stage IIA Finished 4 cycles of chemo on 11/7/08.
CT scans on 12/2/08 & 2/25/09 - in remission!!!
Next scan in May 09.
Biker90's Journey
http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/jimrobinson
"Patience is essential, attitude is everything."


Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 4/9/2009 11:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm gonna have to stop needling both of you guys...(that just sounds wrong)...

Good stuff Mika, I may join this needle club as soon as the Lupron is gone and I am no longer just interestd in shoes!!! (That just sounds wrong too)

Peace guys...

Tony
Age 46 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8 : Surgery at The City of Hope on February 16, 2007
Geason 4+3=7, Stage pT3b, N0, Mx
Positive Margins (PM), Extra Prostatic Extension (EPE) : Bilateral Seminal vesicle invasion (SVI)
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg (2 Year ADT)
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
Current PSA (January 13, 2009): <0.1
 
My Journal is at Tony's Blog  
 
STAY POSITIVE!


Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 25380
   Posted 4/10/2009 7:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Tony, at least the shoes will last longer than 15 seconds of quick sex! lol.
Age 56, 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
Post-surgery Pathlogy Report:Gleason 3+4=7, pT2c, 42 grm, tumor 20%, Contained in capsular, clear margins, clear lymph nodes 
First PSA Post Surgery   2/9 .05, 6 month on 5/9
 
 


mvesr
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 823
   Posted 4/10/2009 6:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi guys. My first two shots were in the Dr's office. What a waste. Tried to find the lock on the door to see how they really worked. First one was in Feb. My wife sees Bluebird at the Y more that I do, bit I will have her relay the message for you.

Mika
age at dx 54 now 56
psa at dx 4.3
got the bad news 1/29/07
open surgery Duke Medical Center 5-29-07
never more than 2 pads
Tossed the pads this spring
ED still a problem
Got a shot last week and it was great
A year an a half of zero's
 

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