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Post-LRP orgasms

One of the things I heard about was men, who have had their prostates removed, is that some can have multiple orgasms. I was left totally impotent by the surgery. My penis is considerably shorter…Continue

Started Aug 2, 2014

Interest in sex
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Before my LRP last year I had very little interest in sex. I was fit, could still get erections and my hormone levels were fine. I cannot get natural erections at all since the surgery 20 months ago.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Taylor Sep 29, 2013.

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Dennis Taylor replied to Hunter G's discussion Failed LRP Update
"I was like a bioavailability of 5. It's raised my levels to normal, whatever that is, but no change in my sex drive and I have really bad acne on my chest and shoulders. So, I'm weaning my way off of them."
Aug 27, 2014
Dennis Taylor replied to Hunter G's discussion Failed LRP Update
"I think I've crossed a threshold. I was almost praying for it to be as good as b4 surgery. But, I think considering everything, it's better than b4 now. It's funny, the guys who have had this operation for cancer seem to recover more…"
Aug 25, 2014
Dennis Taylor replied to Hunter G's discussion Failed LRP Update
"I had worse pain post-op, too. My quality of life b4 the surgery was a 5 or 6. It was about a 1 after. I also had a bleeding episode after 3 weeks and wound up in the hospital. I kept track of my pain and I was even worse after the complication. So…"
Aug 23, 2014
Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"I forgot. Talk to TJ at TJ@TriMixgel.com. They ship it out. Btw, way more expensive than the shots."
Jul 13, 2014
Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"No, the epididymitis got it all started. The CP began about 2 to 3 months afterwards. I didn't have the same problems as you.  The pain was always about 20% perineal, 80% scrotal. But I never felt sick or had other issues. Driving was no…"
Jul 13, 2014
Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"I use the injections. The syringe is a very small gauge and I don't have a problem with it. I know others do. There is Trimix Gel (I'll find the guy for you) and you inject it down your urethra. I find this doesn't work as well as the…"
Jul 13, 2014
Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"This was my second go round with CP. I had it for 3 years when I was in my 30's. The doctor said it was probably a bacteria from the anus so likely anal sex, too. My pain wasn't as bad as some but if I tried to do any physical…"
Jul 13, 2014
Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"Hi, John. I had  the  procedure in January of 2012. I was worse off post-op and am still in a bit of discomfort. Dr. K did it. I don't know what I would have done without Percocet. Still 100% impotent but I use Trimix and that…"
Jul 13, 2014
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Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"I had strong, hard erections b4 surgery, morning erections and spontaneous ones, too. I just had the test done a couple of days ago. Nothing from the doctor yet."
Dec 15, 2013
Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"I took Levitra for the first time the other day and thought my head would explode. There's a myth that you just pop one of these pill and get an instant hard on. Doesn't work that way. Btw, have a buddy who had the surgery for cancer. He…"
Dec 7, 2013
Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"I'm going for a testosterone test next week. The guy at the Trimix office thinks the drugs  might not be working due to low hormones so HRT might be in my future. I'm also talking to another guy in Fla who does testicle denervation…"
Dec 4, 2013
Dennis Taylor replied to imnotcrazy's discussion hello , how is everyone that has had the surgery doing????
"I'm almost two years in and not recovered. I was pretty well fully continent after the surgery but I still have testicle discomfort and am absolutely, 100% impotent. Viagra, Cialis and Levitra don't work worth a damn and I get…"
Dec 4, 2013
Dennis Taylor replied to Dennis Taylor's discussion Interest in sex
"Another thing I was looking into was testicle denervation. Ask your doc about that."
Sep 29, 2013

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Pain: 13, Urinary Symptoms: 1, Quality of Life: 11
If you have been diagnosed with prostatitis, please tell us your story: age, duration of symptoms, treatments, results, and the like.
Started with epidydimitis in my left testicle back on April 22nd. Took cipro for 30 days. Abscess went away but pain was now in my prostate. My GP said prostate felt "boggy." Urologist put me on Flomax for 10 days. Symptoms are only slightly better. So basically I've had this for almost 7 months. Had the same thing in the mid-90's and it lasted 2-1/2 years but went away by itself after trying lost of different AB's when I first had it.

Pain is mainly in my testicles (particularly the right side) but I feel a tightness in my groin behind the scrotum. Urination is totally normal. My only symptoms are discomfort and pain.
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Bowel Movements and CP

Has anyone with CP had painful bowel movements associated with it? Also, has it gone away after the surgery?

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 2:21pm — 1 Comment

Chronic Prostatitis

I just became a member on this site and have reviewed some of the information on the site. I had chronic prostatitis when I was in my late 30's and several anti-biotics were tried with zero effect. I had the problem for about 2-1/2 years when in about a 2 day period, it just cleared up by itself. Now almost 20 years later, I've gotten it again after a 3 month bout with epidydimitis. I was on Cipro for 30 days. So, for about 7 months in total I've had some kind of prostate pain with no other… Continue

Posted on October 13, 2011 at 2:03pm

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At 6:37pm on January 31, 2012, Paul glennon said…
They have told me that it will not cure me and may only reduce my pain by 30% but anything is better than what I am going through now even on morphine. I am going to ask about prostate removal even though they have said I am to young, but I have a very understanding wife who just wants me without pain.
At 6:41am on January 29, 2013, John Clarke said…
I am having a prostate massage with cycstoscopy in two weeks if no relief then I will go ahead with prostate removal . Any suggestions that might help would be appreciated .
At 8:54am on January 29, 2013, John Clarke said…
Thanks Dennis how r u now are you improving?I have two daughters and in my sixties .Who did your operation ?I contacted Dr Krongrad in Miami and he offered the operation to however too far to travel for me from UK .A Dr Eden I have seen and he had done 23 removal for prostatitis with 22 glad they had it done.All surgery has risks but if massage does not improve I will have to take the risk .Are you glad u had the surgery? How many has Krongrad done ?Keep in touch.

Best wishes
John Clarke
At 9:17am on January 29, 2013, Dennis Taylor said…

I've had the worst results of anyone I know so far. Over a year and still not as good as b4 surgery. I am getting better but very slowly.100% continent but no natural erections yet. Got horrible side effects with Cialis and Viagra and they didn't work. Have had great results with Trimix but you have to inject yourself with it. You also have to experiment with the dosage but 5mcg seems to do the trick for me. I get usable erections for about 40 minutes. I also still leak urine on orgasm. But they say that goes away with time.

At 10:07am on January 29, 2013, John Clarke said…
Sorry to hear no improvement ,are u still getting pain or is it just problems with erections.I have pain in testicle and also sometimes problems with urination.i have had prostatitis for over 20 years however not bad until prostae operation to reduce in march 2012 but it really flaired up when two student doctors. Put uneccessry catheter in which caused major infection ,taken out after 4 days.Since then hell every symptom I have had or got it.You have got tell yourself u can beat it,I am sure u will get better just it takes longer with som what has Dr Krongrad said about it.If it is pain and not getting better have u thought about prudential nerve damage which can b blocked.
At 1:03pm on January 29, 2013, John Clarke said…
I think u r right the damage may have been done with that long journey home how long did u stay in Miami after surgery?anyway look forward not back
At 1:27pm on January 29, 2013, John Clarke said…
How do I get on touch with the people u mention especially the guy nik
In UK who did his op

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