At my age, which isn't real old in my mind, I find various pains from day to day. Knees, hips, back, etc. Hard youth, car accidents, arthritis, etc.
As soon as I get a new one, I immediately ask the same question, Is it a met, or some othe PC related malady ?
Most of the time it goes away, or an Ibuprofen takes it away. I just need to relax. Even it if it is a PC related thing, not much I can do about it.
Good luck, and keep watching after Dad. Just try not to worry so much.
Age 58, PSA 4.47 Biopsy - 2/12 cores , Gleason 4 + 5 = 9
Da Vinci, Cleveland Clinic 4/14/09 Nerves spared, but carved up a little.
0/23 lymph nodes involved pT3a NO MX
Catheter and 2 stints in ureters for 2 weeks .
Neg Margins, bladder neck negative
Living the Good Life, cancer free 6 week PSA <.03
3 month PSA <.01 (different lab)
5 month PSA <.03 (undetectable)
6 Month PSA <.01
1 pad a day, no progress on ED. Trimix injection
No pads, 1/1/10, 9 month PSA < .01
1 year psa (364 days) .01
15 month PSA <.01