Gene, Your not alone. Check out my "KW's Journey" story for all the details. But, I'm 5 months post op and still have gushing at times. I am dry when sitting or sleeping. But when I start moving around I start leaking. I can hold my bladder when it is full after sitting for some time. But once I go, the leaking starts agian.
I have tried Detrol LA and there was no change. A little over a week ago I had the collagen injections. But I have started leaking agian when on my feet. I call the Dr. today and left a voice mail for the nurse to talk to him. Have not heard back yet.
I just try to remember that the incontenance can not Kill me.
Don't beat yourself up over being slower than many of the guys here. I think we hear more about
the "dry" stories than the "wet" ones because some people don't want to admit they are having trouble with it.
Hand in there and try to keep your spirits up. I KNOW how your feeling!
PSA 5.7 - Discovered during Annual Physical with Family Practice Dr.
Biopsy - 3 of 12 positive (up to 75%) all on left side of prostate
RRP on Oct. 17, 2006 - Nerves on right side saved.
All Lab's clear. No Cancer outside prostate
Cathiter in for 3 weeks due to complications in healing. Removed Nov. 9, 2006
First Post op PSA on Dec. 11, 2006 Undetectable 0.00
Office visit on Jan. 19th due to continued excessive urine leakage.
Feb.20th Cystoscope and 2nd Post Op PSA. Another 0.00.....:)
Dr. said everything looks fine. Continue to work Kegeal's. Leaking appears to have improved after Cystoscope?!?!?! Down to 3-4 pads per day!
March 1st Leaking has crept back up to 6 - 8 pads a day ???????
March 8th Started Detrol LA to see if it helps with the leaking?
March 29th Collagen injection into sphincter / bladder neck area to control excessive leaking.
Return office visit May 2nd unless leaking starts agian.
May 22nd Follow up and 3rd Post Op PSA