• Prostate
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prost...
    15 days ago
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    Biopsy. In my urologist office , stayed awake .

    Procedure or Surgery

    It was a bit uncomfortable . But not that awful. I Don’t think I want to go through it again .

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • PCaAware
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Radical perineal prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Actually my recovery went quite well. Following surgery and learning that few men had any knowledge of prostate issues or cancer I f...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. 3 months ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My situation was probably a little different than the normal. When they went to put the catheter in during my surgery (Oct 23, 2018...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • rlfuller7
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Pros...
    4 months ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Issues with wearing pads for stress incontinence and erectile issues.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. 4 months ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had robot assisted prostate surgery Monday and awakened uncomfortable but no pain. Then over the course of the day I developed pai...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • jbhatch
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    5 months ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I suffered a urethral stricture following the removal of the Foley catheter. This went undiagnosed for nearly a month despite repeat...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • c1a1c1
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The ureter was nicked during prostate removal and not discovered for 12 days. It was so badly damaged that stents could not fix i...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Dx1
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Incontinence,

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • NurseRN
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    11 months ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Developed post -op colon pseudo obstruction, in hospital for 11days

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • nipp
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    almost 2 years ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I followed up surgery with 33 treatmens of radiation. To date, still experiencing ED

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JohnK
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Prostate...
    about 2 years ago
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    Robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    4 months after surgery: Minimal incontinence, increased urge to go and must be timely. Drier than before procedure. ED, at best I on...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Mark64
    • Experience with Prostate Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Radical retropubic prostatectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Spent one night in hospital. Catheter for 6 weeks. Some leakage following removal. Cannot achieve an erection.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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