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bdf1955
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Date Joined Mar 2011
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   Posted 3/29/2011 8:11 PM (GMT -6)   
did anyone that had a radical prostatectomy have burning and alot of pressure pain when sitting, standing,or walking for about 20 minutes at a time. the doctor seems to think its my lower nerves crossed or touching.

Mackattack
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Date Joined Jan 2011
Total Posts : 78
   Posted 3/29/2011 8:15 PM (GMT -6)   
BDF,

How long ago was your surgery?
PSA 3.9 - October 2010 at annual physical
PSA 4.1 - November 2010 after a month of antibiotic, DRE Normal
Age 41 in December 2010 at Dx of 6 of 12 cores positive T1C and Gleason 3 + 3

open RP on 2/14/11 at Mass General

Post Surgery Pathology Report: Gleason 6, T2, Cancer in 35% of Prostate, All Margins Clear

Purgatory
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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 3/29/2011 9:16 PM (GMT -6)   
bdf,

welcome to the group. a little more information about your case and yourself would help others in providing you some answers or suggestions.

when you say burning, did you mean while urinating? if so, there are several drug solutions to that issue.

pressure pains while sitting? very common among surgical patients for what you had, and generally they get better over time. i had open surgery, and it took a good 6 months to not hurt as bad down there

the same kind of pain lingered with me for months with prolonged standing or walking. some men have it worse or better than others.

keep with us, we will help all we can with your questions, and of course, you should take all of this up with your doctor first.

david in sc
Age: 58, 56 dx, PSA: 7/07 5.8, 10/08 16.3
3rd Biopsy: 9/08 7 of 7 Positive, 40-90%, Gleason 4+3
open RP: 11/08, on catheters for 101 days
Path Rpt: Gleason 3+4, pT2c, 42g, 20% cancer, 1 pos marg
Incont & ED: None
Post Surgery PSA: 2/09 .05,5/09 .1, 6/09 .11. 8/09 .16
Post SRT PSA: 1/10 .12, 4/8 .04, 8/6 .06 2/11 1.24
Latest: 6 Corr Surgeries to Bladder Neck, SP Catheter since 10/1/9, SRT 39 Sess/72 gy ended 11/09, 21 Catheters, Ileal Conduit Surgery 9/10,
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