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Old 10-20-2016, 03:30 PM
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Kinda what I was thinking. Why would anybody do a radical if there is no cancer? I had my radical at 43 years old. I will admit I did have some fun with it though. When people asked why I had the radical, I told them that I just wanted to get it out before I developed cancer. Some of them actually believed me.
I wouldn't recommend it, but the radical does solve the BPH problem for those of us fortunate enough to have both BPH AND prostate cancer.
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Old 10-20-2016, 03:38 PM
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I wouldn't recommend it, but the radical does solve the BPH problem for those of us fortunate enough to have both BPH AND prostate cancer.
Agree 100%. If cancer, go for it. They can do the Da Vinci now which is much less invasive than the scar I have. Hell, mine goes from the top of my dingy to my freaking belly button. It does cause some interesting conversations at the beach. I make up all sorts of chit.
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Old 10-20-2016, 03:59 PM
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Rapaflo gave me retrograde ejaculation. Flomax is cheaper and doesn't do the retrograde as bad.

Daily Cialis is nice for BPH, no retrograde ejaculation when I took it and it is nice when the moment is right to be ready.
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Old 10-20-2016, 04:18 PM
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Agree 100%. If cancer, go for it. They can do the Da Vinci now which is much less invasive than the scar I have. Hell, mine goes from the top of my dingy to my freaking belly button. It does cause some interesting conversations at the beach. I make up all sorts of chit.
Maybe some day we can compare scars...
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Old 10-20-2016, 04:21 PM
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Maybe some day we can compare scars...
I'm throwing down the gauntlet. I get to Michigan once or twice a year so whoever has the ugliest scar wins a beer or twelve? Are you in?
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Old 10-20-2016, 04:28 PM
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Note to self. Don't have a mouthful of Seagrams when watching one of JAGSARE1's links. I just made a mess. You ain't right man.
I'm sorry. A third of my sales bag back in the day was for urology. The instruments were a bag o fun. Where urology is concerned, ignorance is best. Trust the urologist but don't educate yourself on the instrumentation.
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Old 10-20-2016, 04:29 PM
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I'm throwing down the gauntlet. I get to Michigan once or twice a year so whoever has the ugliest scar wins a beer or twelve? Are you in?
You're on! Bring your Speedo!
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Old 10-20-2016, 05:48 PM
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You're on! Bring your Speedo!
My scar doesn't go that far south.
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Old 10-20-2016, 06:01 PM
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Just for fun.....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XYx7IX_nd4


I spent way too much time in these surgeries. I sold the equipment. Enjoy!!
OMG! If that dont make you cringe, nothing will
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Old 10-20-2016, 06:17 PM
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Urolift! If your a candidate, then there is no better alternative to medicine IMHO
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Old 10-20-2016, 06:17 PM
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I got phenomenal results from Terazosin.
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Old 10-20-2016, 06:27 PM
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OMG! If that dont make you cringe, nothing will
You ain't seen nothin. Google "Otis urethrotome".......and hold on.
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Old 10-20-2016, 06:54 PM
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This is very timely. I'm going to see a Uro in two weeks for the symptoms. Will be 57 in mid Nov. and can't remember the last time I slept through the night. Primary care Dr. prescribed Flomax and said it may take a month to relieve symptoms. Took a month with no positive results. I ain't giving up my beer yet, and it really makes no difference what or when I drink, I'm gonna be up 2-3 times per night and go many times during the day. Just annoying really, If there's a better treatment, I'm interested.
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Old 10-20-2016, 08:32 PM
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Old 10-20-2016, 08:48 PM
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I wish i hadn't watched that...
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Old 10-21-2016, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Cuzmondo View Post
This is very timely. I'm going to see a Uro in two weeks for the symptoms. Will be 57 in mid Nov. and can't remember the last time I slept through the night. Primary care Dr. prescribed Flomax and said it may take a month to relieve symptoms. Took a month with no positive results. I ain't giving up my beer yet, and it really makes no difference what or when I drink, I'm gonna be up 2-3 times per night and go many times during the day. Just annoying really, If there's a better treatment, I'm interested.
Also my experience with Flomax (tamsulosin). For some people, Flomax also causes a dramatic drop (30 points) in blood pressure, enough that I had to stop a BP med when I was taking Flomax. Something for new Flomax users to watch.
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Urolift! If your a candidate, then there is no better alternative to medicine IMHO
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Old 10-21-2016, 08:17 AM
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Flomax can also cause Intra Operative Floppy Iris Syndrome or IFIS. this can make my job as an eye surgeon much more difficult. Once it was realized that Flomax caused this they developed ways to combat IFIS. As for me, I am putting off taking any Flomax until the time comes that I need my cataracts out first.
Have you had success with the Malyugin ring? My new rule with Flomax patients: if I even think of the M-ring, I use it. No problems since....
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Old 10-21-2016, 09:27 AM
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yes I use it all the time, much better than the hooks. I also have a compound pharmacy make a mixture of NSN and lidocaine. If they dilate well I use this mixture, if not then the rings. they have truly made my life a lot better.
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Old 10-21-2016, 09:29 AM
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at 66 I am not immune to the symptoms of bph.. my urologist told me to cut back on coffee after 12 noon. I have noticed a difference in getting up at night when I cut back on the coffee...just a thought
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