don't panic. 5 months is not the point to panic. Options are, in order of aggressiveness: Drungs: MUSE (a pill you put in the tip of the penis), TRIMIX GEL - a gel you squirt into the penis
opening. Then injections.
Talk to your DR. He will probably try MUSE first. But you should probably be using injections. Remember, just cause he took out your prostate, doesn't mean he is the best guy to help you with recovery and rehab. Find a Doc who will aggressively help you. Ask him for injections.
46 at Diagnosis.
Father died of Pca 4/07 at 86.
1/06 PSA 3.15
1/07 PSA 4.6 (Biopsy 3/07 just suspicious)
10/07 PSA 5.06 (Biopsy 11/07 1 of 12 with 8% involvment) (1mm)
Da Vinci surgery Jan 5, '08 at Mt. Sinai Hosp. NYC www.roboticoncology.com
Saved both nerve bundles.
Path Report: Stage T2cNxMx
-totally contained to prostate,
-10% involvement in L & R Mid lobes
PSA 0 at nine months.
Pad free on March 14 - (10 weeks.) Never a problem since.
ED - Took 100mg viagra every night. for several months
Totally usable erections at 10 weeks, which disappeared over the course of a month or two.
ED bounce is what they call it. Now, at one year, ED is fine with viagra.
One year PSA - undectable!