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Old 11-15-2012, 05:42 PM   #31
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Re: A little concerned

Keep in mind that Chris's experience involved hormone treatment as well as radiation -- the effect on erectile function is much much worse than radiation alone. Also, keep in mind that salvage radiation after RP has much worse outcome than if the radiation is done initially. I cringe when I hear Uro's say "you can always do the radiation later if it fails." It's true that you can do it, but the urinary and sexual side effects of doing one after the other are horrendous.

My experience with radiation left me with no residual side effects two years later. Fully potent. No urinary or rectal side effects. All treatments (surgery and radiation) destroy the ability to ejaculate at orgasm.

- Allen