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Has anyone had a Greenlight Procedure for BPH??
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I had this proc one month ago and have had so many complications and severe pain now due to prostatitis. It was touted as a procedure with virtually no side effects!! Not the case for me. Was hoping…Continue

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"Rand, just a quick update, since we once reviewed alpha blockers. At the recent meeting of the American Urological Association there were some data presented to show that the alpha blocker silodosin was associated with symptomaric reductions as…"
May 18, 2011
Arnon Krongrad, MD left a comment for Rand Podell
"Keep something in mind: I am not your doctor and I have not examined you and/or even reviewed your records. So this is an inherently very limited situation and your surgeon is the right address for advice on your situation. It is possible that…"
Oct 15, 2010
Rand Podell left a comment for Arnon Krongrad, MD
"Thank you. You are doing a good work with this forum. Last question. In your practice and experience do you believe cipro can get rid of this? "
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Arnon Krongrad, MD left a comment for Rand Podell
"Hang in there. I'm sure everyone here has his fingers crossed for you."
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Rand Podell left a comment for Arnon Krongrad, MD
"No sir... Just said it's a long process... Never had anyone have this rough of time.. I will hate him for 2-3 mo but then love him!!! Well he is right with first part.. Lol.  When I first started with these symptoms I was ten days post op.…"
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"Thanks for the update. Any discussion of alpha blockers?"
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"Doc thank you I will. I went to my urologist Monday and he did office cysto on me. Where my prostate was sittin near neck of bladder looked pretty " ratty" and had huge beefy clot there. He knocked it loose and almost killed me passing…"
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"Rand, take a look at Adrian's profile. You two may have some things in common. AK"
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Arnon Krongrad, MD replied to Rand Podell's discussion Has anyone had a Greenlight Procedure for BPH??
"Hi Rand, I'm travelling, so for now this just a quick BBERRY answer. All surgery carries risk. Laser prostatectomy (see also Treatment group for more) is associated with risk of bleeding, infection, retrograde ejaculation, incontinence (last…"
Oct 13, 2010
Nik replied to Rand Podell's discussion Has anyone had a Greenlight Procedure for BPH??
"Did this procedure cause your prostatitis or did it make your prostatitis worse? I have read many cases where partial prostate surgery has worsened prostatitis, especially TURP."
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Has anyone had a Greenlight Procedure for BPH??

I had this proc one month ago and have had so many complications and severe pain now due to prostatitis. It was touted as a procedure with virtually no side effects!! Not the case for me. Was hoping to hear from others and their experiences. Thanks
Oct 12, 2010
Rand Podell left a comment for Arnon Krongrad, MD
"Dr... Thank you so much for writing me. Very much appreciated. I am a 58 to male with hx of BPH x 8 yrs. Been on flomax most of that time. I scrub in OR and had to break scrub after 1 1/2 hr cases. Usual symptoms especially at night. Decided to have…"
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"Hi Rand, I'm sorry to hear about your situation. May I suggest that you look over some of the discussions in the groups? You may want to start in the Treatment group. Did you have any pains like this before the laser? Were you in urinary…"
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I had a laser prostate procedure for BPH one month ago. I have had fairly severe pain in my perineum area and pain sometimes severe with urinating. My Dr says I have a "low grade prostatitis" and has me on cipro . I am miserable and wondered if anyone else has experienced this and their experience with treatment. I was always told once you have an infection in your prostate you keep it for life. I am just sick over this. Any advice from Dr or others would be greatly appreciated. This has been a horrible experience with multiple cauterizations due to urinary retention from clots. Thank you. 
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At 9:04am on October 12, 2010, Arnon Krongrad, MD said…
Hi Rand,

I'm sorry to hear about your situation. May I suggest that you look over some of the discussions in the groups? You may want to start in the Treatment group.

Did you have any pains like this before the laser? Were you in urinary retention before the laser? Did you have a catheter before or after the laser?

Just as background, it will help those who respond to know a bit more about you, if you're willing to share: Age, overall health ...

AK
At 12:29pm on October 15, 2010, Arnon Krongrad, MD said…
Rand, take a look at Adrian's profile. You two may have some things in common. AK
At 1:18pm on October 15, 2010, Arnon Krongrad, MD said…
Thanks for the update. Any discussion of alpha blockers?
At 1:28pm on October 15, 2010, Arnon Krongrad, MD said…
Hang in there. I'm sure everyone here has his fingers crossed for you.
At 1:51pm on October 15, 2010, Arnon Krongrad, MD said…
Keep something in mind: I am not your doctor and I have not examined you and/or even reviewed your records. So this is an inherently very limited situation and your surgeon is the right address for advice on your situation.

It is possible that Cipro will get rid of this, whatever this is? Sure, it's possible.

Will it? Please let us know.
At 10:34pm on May 18, 2011, Arnon Krongrad, MD said…
Rand, just a quick update, since we once reviewed alpha blockers. At the recent meeting of the American Urological Association there were some data presented to show that the alpha blocker silodosin was associated with symptomaric reductions as measured by the CPSI. I'm not sure where you are in your situation but thought you should know, in case you wanted to discuss this with your doctor(s).

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