Ipertrofia Prostatica Benigna - Sintomi, Terapia o Chirurgia (TURP o Laser)
Jose Agostini lives in the USA. He was 43 when he was diagnosed in February, His initial PSA was 4. His initial treatment choice was Surgery Retropubic Prostatectomy and his current treatment choice is None. Here is his story. I started getting check-up for Prostate Cancer back inwhen my father discovered he had Prostate Cancer. At that time my PSA was averaging about 1.
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In it reached 4. I found another doctor and yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano agreed with my concerns and did a biopsy. At age 43, this was one of the worse days in my life. I visited my doctor and basically told him that I wanted yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano, I wanted my Prostate out because it failed me once, it will fail me again.
Besides, I wanted to go for the gold standard "surgery". He made me wait days before the operation because he wanted to make sure that I would not change my mind, as it was a slow growing cancer.
My Urologist, who is also board certified, wanted me to go somewhere else for the surgery, but I told him no, I wanted him to perform it because I was comfortable with him; the fact that he is board certified, performed numerous operations daily, took his time, and listened to my concerns, and of course, he was the one that took the extra step to find the cancer, make me feel very comfortable. But you should never go by this, you should always find the very best surgeon that performs this operation thousands of time per year.
I had my prostate removed woke up and two catheters were inserted in my body. The first catheter was inserted in my penis, and it was a large diameter catheter, the second was in my stomach to remove fluids, and I had a pair of knee high socks on both legs that compress my legs every seconds.
After about 5-days I when home with only the Catheter still hooked to my penis. The socks and the stomach catheter were gone. My biggest problems was going to the bathroom, I used to cry because when I had to take a shit, I was in pain and would leak urine out of the catheter. But then I got smart, plan the time you want to go to the bathroom, eat light, take the stool softener, and take some laxative eight hours before you expect to use the bathroom, this made everything easier.
Three weeks later my Catheter came off, I was one happy person. Six weeks after surgery and one week after my catheter was removed; I decided to return to work. I had my diapers ready and I was ready to give it a go. My first day driving to work was a learning experience, and I learned the following: First, I could not drink anything within minutes of my departure, second, I could not drive more then minutes without needing a bathroom, and third, I was terrified of traffic jams.
All this because my body was not healed yet, sometimes on my way to work, I would have to get off the highway and find me a place in the woods to urinate like a dog. I visited my doctor and complained that I was urinating 5-times a night cc, and that my urine flow has been cut by percent. After an examination he discovered that I had a bladder neck Stricture. So I returned to the hospital for minor surgery, and I was yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano on yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano catheter, this catheter was smaller size and a joy to wear in comparison with the first.
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I asked for another PSA test days yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano the first and it was 0. These days I drink a lot of tomato juice, Grapefruit ruby red juice, run or walk about 2-miles, three times a week, 20 push-up and 20 sits-ups, and I call it a day, and take a men's multivitamin.
But I'm not a health freak. I just change my way of living by about 30 to 40 percent. My goal is to squeeze out another years of life, but I'll be happy with 20 to 30 years, this would put me at about 63 to 73 just enough to collect my government social security checks, Yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano would not want to leave earth thinking someone in America is enjoying my social security benefit check. Waiting for my next PSA test, and continuing on this health kick.
My goal is to try and prevent my PSA from going up by taking care of myself and hopefully avoiding radiation and other treatments until one of those magic bullets become available. Went for my 6-months PSA test Dec When I got my results back, I sat for about minutes wondering if I should open the envelope and read the results.
Happy to say, I open the envelope, and saw. Yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano doing this update in Kuwait, away from my lovely home in Tampa Florida, part of the war on Terrorists. SO you see, life does not stop.
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I can control my urine, but when I'm tired, and bend down to squat, I lose control, but for the most part, I have it under control. What I have learned during this months: There is a lot of info, some misleading, and some good. Do not be afraid of yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano because knowledge gives you choices. Doctors are like automobile mechanics, some are good and some are bad. You better know what is wrong with you before he tries to do an engine overhaul.
Make sure the trainee isn't doing the engine overhaul. And finally, the treatments help you extend your life but if you do not stop smoking, drinking, and eating those ribs, you're asking for trouble. In short, take care of your body.
My last PSA was done 28 Dec and it is at 0. I think it might be lower then that because this yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano the same reading I got days after the RP.
I think the reason for such a number is based upon the test instrument being used to measure my PSA does not read below 0. I have not change my diet too much, I have cut down on meat by 25 percent, I have added alittle more salad to my diet, and I exercise. I have some yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano only when I jog or run, and no leakage when I walk, sit or lay down.
I'm not taking any medication nor treatment. I have full erections, it takes a little longer to take them but they are erections, and I use no Viagra. Keep up the excellent work YANA. I'm doing fine. I made appointments with my doctors, and got a referral to Moffitt Cancer center in Florida I only live 5-miles from it. Without medications, etc…. After six months it was steady at less then 0. If I was not careful, I would have been radiated by one yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano those doctors, and who knows where my health would be today.
I just hit my 5-year mark and my PSA is 0. I'm one happy man. I have sought no other treatment, except for exercise three times a week. I believe I'm cured and the readings might be some Prostate tissue left behind from the surgery. Six years and everything is still going good. My PSA never dropped below. Some people worry about their. From my lab tests, it looks like I'm going to die from a heart yak lіkuvati prostata i denotano because my Cholesterol is atLDLTriglyceride And Prostate Cancer is the less of my worries.
And just to make sure, I'm going to have a steak dinner with my wife of years. That should do wonders for my Cholesterol. I just turn 50 three weeks ago, and made an appointment to Moffit Cancer Center in Florida to discuss my low level Testosterone. I have been averaging a level of about since my operation 7-years ago. I'm concern with losing bone mass, energy, and having heart problems, and I have noticed that my sex appetite is less then it once was.
But I'm healthy, and people think I look in my high 30s low 40s. I exercise a lot. I know I'm playing with fire because of the relationship between testosterone and PC. The good news is that my PSA is still 0. Moffit also referred me to another Urology that specializes in testosterone supplements to PC patients.
I'm very happy, I'm on my 8th year, and only had RP done. My PSA never dropped to zero, but varies between. Good luck everyone.
I just have to work on my damn Cholesterol levels. Like I stated last year, it still to high my levels are