@Sancarlos. Thanks. I think you're probably right. Tomorrow's MRI should tell the tale. How was your problem resolved? Are you OK now? The pain is absolutely unrelenting.
The problem has not been resolved. At this point the spinal cord channel has narrowed to about
7mm wide, where 15mm is normal. Since this is caused by a bone spur an operation will eventually be necessary, either to fuse C-4 and C-5 or to cut off the spur, but for now I am having a series of epidurals in an effort to temporarily relieve swelling.
Fortunately the pain I have is more of the aching kind that sharp and very painful.
Age 66, PC diagnosed 7/2009 at age 65
Stage: T2c, Gleason: 9 (4 + 5), 6 of 6 cores positive
Bone, CAT and MIR scans negative
Treatment: brachytherapy (103 palladium), 100 gy, 11/2009 + ADT3 (Lupron + Casodex+Avodart) + IMRT on Novalis, 45 gy, 3/2010.
PSA: 7/2009, At time of diagnosis -- 11.9
10/2009 -- 5.0
12/2009 -- 0.56
5/2010 -- 0.15
8/9/2010 -- 0.06
11/2010 -- 0.013