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Thank You Geekysquid

  For all this valuable info, I will certainly read these links and try some of the things you mention ,I have heard of all these things to try  just never thought I'd be trying them, and I agree with you to look and study all the alternatives to surgery  and yes  surgery will be my last resort.

Thanks my new Friend

 

Buck

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I've had BPH for years and like most, I waited until it was intolerable ( can't go at all).  I've tried Terazosin, Finasteride to no avail.  I've had two PAE's (prostatic artery embolization), not muc

Buck I never knew that it was removed through the penis...just thinking about that make me shudder. Here is a link to the American Cancer Society which discusses the surgery https://www.cancer.org/can

I've had BPH for years and like most, I waited until it was intolerable ( can't go at all).  I've tried Terazosin, Finasteride to no avail.  I've had two PAE's (prostatic artery embolization), not much help at all. Finally I had Greenlight Photovaporization procedure at Mayo in Rochester.  That did the trick, but came with some permanent side effects.  I have no regrets.

Don't wait until you can't go at all.  That will require a trip to the emergency room.

Sadly, you have to do something.  It ain't going away.

Good luck.

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4 minutes ago, rockerson said:

That did the trick, but came with some permanent side effects.

@rockerson I have voiding issues, bph and ed. nocturia is a problem and I use pads, like 52 a week usage.

If you don't mind, what are the permanent side effects. If you don't feel comfortable posting it in public would you DM me with the info?

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YES , rockerson can you let us know about the side effects?

I am not that familiar with the ''Greenlight Photovaporization procedure ''  other than it maybe a radation type of electro-heating to open or design a ''canal'' passage through the prostate.? (JMO)

which if that is this type of procedure?  I think I would opt to the removal of the prostate all together  once and for all. To hopefully avoid the side effects  but with all surgical procedure there's no guarantees. 

But I do want to try the supplements first, but so for they are 100's to choose from  breaking it down I think Geeky is correct in trying the Saw Palmetto and cranberry supplements, and pumpkin seed supplements,  but I just can't afford to be trying all these supplements if they are not going to do the job .

So for I been diagnose with the BHP (Sowllen Prostate )   The Dr had me on the Finastride too but my Dr discontinue it and prescribe the prozosinI but having problems with it.  I take PTSD medications so I am restricted...per Dr's

I  use the pads too &  about 4 or 5 times  during the night to pee but I do have a fairly good stream and never have a problem getting it started  but my stream is not as strong as it once was  about half I would say,  I just can't tell when I am finished   reason I use the pads.

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btw

just wanted to add  I had a dizzy spell today after taking a prozsin cap.

I felt calming and nauseous  so I got in front of a fan and laid down  it went away in about an hour   but I sure felt werid.

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