Urination

May 2015

6 Incredible Stories of How I Pee Better After Prostate Surgery

By |May 5th, 2015|

These are MY stories.  All I can talk about is what happened to me after prostate surgery. All cases of prostate cancer are different. Your experience might be better or worse than mine.

Story #1  First Experience After Prostate Surgery

After my prostate surgery, I was at home taking it easy when the day arrived to have the catheter removed in the doctor’s office. My wife drove me over there and ten minutes later, the catheter was out.

Later that afternoon, I was lying on the sofa taking a nap, when I felt this slight urge to “go.” Why is it that when you sleep or take a nap, you have to take a whizz right after you wake up? What is […]

June 2014

3 Things I Don’t Miss After Prostate Surgery

By |June 11th, 2014|

1) Dull Pelvic Pain
I occasionally had this dull ache somewhere deep down in the groin area. I don’t know why exactly, but my guess is that it had something to do with an enlarged and inflamed prostate gland. Throw in a little long-term prostatitis and there you have a number of reasons for this kind of pelvic ache.

Once in a while, it would even flare up to a point where it felt like a mule had kicked me in the rear end.

It never stopped me from doing anything, and I never took anything for it. But it was there a lot of the time, and I had it for so long, it was easy to forget about it on […]

May 2014

No One Told Me I Would Pee Like a Racehorse After Prostate Surgery

By |May 8th, 2014|

I had prostate cancer – it runs in my family going back at least 4 generations that I know of.  So for quite a long time, I had been more than casually interested in developments and scientific advances in the testing, diagnosing, and treatment of the disease.  Any story in a magazine or newspaper having to do with prostate cancer caught my eye – I consumed a lot of information over the years.  You might say I was studying all along, instead of cramming for the final.

The PSA test changed everything.  Early stage prostate cancer generally does not have any symptoms, so before the beginning of PSA testing, most men wouldn’t even go to see a doctor until they […]

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