(1) I received my 2nd post-op PSA. It was 0.05, which is up from my first, 0.011. But I should not be concerned, right? Would someone please post back and confirm my unconcern about that? It's still undetectable, right? But why is it going up?
(2) Had my first Bio Feedback session yesterday too. The little lady thinks she can work wonders for me, but what it revealed to me was that I was already doing them right. But she did give me a somewhat different schedule and some additional do's and don't's, which do make sense.
First biopsy 07/05;
Diagnosed: "Suspicious looking cells". Dr. says wait and watch.
Second biopsy: 12/27/06
Diagnosed cancer: 01/24/07
Gleason Grade: 3+3=6
Radical Open Nerve-sparing Prostatetomy: 02-14-07
Cancer confined to prostate
Pathology Stage of cancer: T2c
First Post-Op PSA on 04-18-07: 0.011
Bleeding problem at 6 weeks post surgery...No resolution despite several trips to surgeon, antibiotic treatment.
05/31/07: Cystoscope reveals "stone", due to "Stricture" (narrowing of uretha at prostate removal site).
06/12/07: Procedure to remove stone & dilate uretha at stricture: Successful procedure, but is most likely a temporary fix, and incontinence continues.
8/16/07: Start bleeding again in urine. Get to see a new urologist same day. He thinks stricture is back, but send home with Cipro.
8/20/07: Go back to dr. for cystoscope. "No sign of stricture"! Wonderful news!
8/31/07: Back to new urologist for regular check up & received 2nd post-op Psa. It was 0.05 (non-deteactable). PTL!
8/31/07: First Bio Feedback session. The little lady is very positive that I can gain control. That's what I want more than her. New urologist is not very sold on effectiveness of Kegals???