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Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 5
   Posted 10/23/2007 6:16 PM (GMT -6)   
    I am doing the penile injectons twice a week and taking cialis once or twice between injections. I had surgery on April 16 and while there is significant enlargement I have not had an erection suitable for intercourse. I've had orgasims, but sometimes they are somewhat painful.  I'm ready to try the pump. All advice is welcome.
Thanks, Modog

Gleason score:6
3 + 3

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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 152
   Posted 10/24/2007 7:56 AM (GMT -6)   
How many cc's are you taking in your injections?
Age 44
PSA 4.8
Gleason 3+3=6
Biopsy - 3 of 12 (2@20% / 1@80%
Da Vinci 7/31/07 @ Duke
2.5 hr. surgery, released from Duke with in 14 hrs.
Saved both nerve bundles. 
Foley out 8/10/08
Positive Pathology Report 
Near left side nerve bundle
New Gleason 7
Oncology visit in the near future for radiation
Back to work 3 weeks following surgery - Sales
9/13/07 - 1 Post PSA Undetectable less than 0.1 
9/17/07 - Pad Free! 
10/11/07 - ED, Trimix injection .2cc Tooo much but it worked.
No luck with viagra or pump. 

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Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1464
   Posted 10/24/2007 9:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Hey Modog,

I take 50 mg Viagra a couple of hours before injecting .05 ml Trimix and get a good erection that lasts for about an hour. If what you are using doesn't work, maybe you should see your ED guy/gal and try something else. There are several injection mixtures that do work and that stuff is too expensive to not work for you...

Age 73. Diagnosed 11/03/06. PSA 7.05. Stage T2C Gleason 3+3.
RRP 12/7/06. Nerves and nodes okay.
Pathological stage: T2C. Gleason 3+4. Cancer confined to prostate.
PSAs from  1/3/07 - 10/17/07 0.00. 
Started Tri-Mix on 8/7/07.  .05 ml and 50 mg Viagra.  It works!!!
Next PSA test on 1/15/08
"Patience is essential, attitude is everything."

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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 626
   Posted 10/25/2007 11:14 AM (GMT -6)   

If the injections are not working it is most likley due to not the right dosage or you are injecting wrong. You should get back with your urologist and get your technique checked and dosage increase. What medication are you using?

Diagnosed 7/6/06, 1 of 10 core samples, 40%,Stage T1c, Gleason 3+3
Da Vinci on 11/01/06, Catheter out on 11/13/06
56 Years Old
Post Op Path, Gleason 3+3, Approx. 5% of prostate involved
Prostate Confined, margins clear
Undetectable PSA on 12/18/06
No more pads as of 1/13/07
Began injections in April '07
Undetectable PSA on 6/25/07

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