Prostate cancer question for Prostate Diaries: Can you have sex the morning of a prostate biopsy?

Had to get that "moustache dreadful picture of my hair off the main page of the previous post. A nurse of mine asked," Are those plugs?" The answer to the question posed above: Drum roll please...... Yes you can have sex the morning of a prostate biopsy Yes sex before a PSA will make it …

what would charlie sheen do if he were diagnosed with prostate cancer?

First of all, if he had any type of medical problem it would change his perspective on things. From a marketing standpoint, Sheen has been brilliant. Maybe he has been held back by the traditional roles and media (movies and tv) and has been yearning for something new. I understand he has sold out a …

Top Google Search for Prostate Cancer: What is PIN? Another good question!

Non-Cancerous Prostate Biopsy Results: PIN What percent of atypia results in cancer on followup biopsy? PIN: Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasm----Most likely no big deal. Think of the actual individual prostate gland cell...the nucleus  isn't right. For a cell to be "cancerous" it has to invade tissue. In PIN there is no  invasion, just a funny looking nucleus. …

Question: Would the Interstim device from Medtronics help post prostatectomy incontinence like it does for female urinary incontinence? Northeast Georgia Urology

Usually not. But there  is a situation where it could be of value. But first an overview of incontinence as it pertains to the male, the sphincter, the bladder, and the body with and without a prostate. The following is an excerpt from my book and explains the caveat about an overactive bladder in the …

2010 in review-Thanks to all for a great first year opining about prostate cancer.

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 42,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would …