whm, welcome to HW, you are now among friends. I understand your ED disapointment at 8 months out, but in some cases, it can take a year to 2 years. There are so many variations of what does and doesn't work among our men here. You can talk about
anything here you want, no shame, no fouls. We are
open minded, and our combined experiences should help you.
if you are feeling that depressed, and you do from your post, then by all mens talk to your GP about
it. at least consider mild medictions for the depression while you are working on your pc related issues. it will help you feel better about
sounds like you got a good loving wife to support you through this ordeal, that's an important part of your recovery.
please stay in touch with us. With the ED issue, there are still tools in the arsenel to deal with it, and while 8 months may seem like a long time to you, you just went through a major complicated surgery. keep the faith, new brother among us.
david in sc
57, 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
Pathlogy Report:Gleason 3+4=7, pT2c, 42 grm, tumor 20%, Contained in capsule, one post. margin, clear lymph nodes
2009 PSA 2/9 .05, 5/9 .10, 6/9 .11, 8/9 .16
Lastest 7/13 met with Rad. Oncl, considering options, 7/20 Catheter #6 after complete blockage, 8/14 met with Rad Oncl, still talking option, 8/18 - had laser scope surgery to clear blockage, now on Catheter #7