Good question! Does urgency improve after radiation? Northeast Georgia Urology

Think about how Round Up works on grass. Sometimes it doesn’t kill all the grass and sometimes grass grows back where you used it.

Prostate Diaries


“John, don’t let short-term gratification out weigh long-term gain.” That’s what my mother said to me many times and that is why I am a doctor. It is however not why I am a urologist.

“Mom….this is John. I have decided to be a urologist.”

“Ye Gods John. Do you know what they do.” Priceless and why I loved my mother so. So real and uncensored. She was the best. Period!

So to the question: Will the urgency get better after radiation.

In my book I make a big point of saying that every prostate cancer patient should know what the prostatic urethra is. Do you know what it is and why it is important? The prostatic urethra goes away with a radical prostatectomy. The prostatic urethra is irritated with radiation and the reason why patients have urgency, frequency, getting up at night and not making it to the bathroom after…

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