I’m 75 and had an RPA when I was 49.
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Mon, Feb 24 11:36am · Prostate Cancer: sex drive after surgery or other treatments in Prostate Cancer
We faced the same issues, and finally wrote a book, "Making Love Again – regaining intimacy after prostate surgery" By Virginia and Keith Laken. It is available at Amazon.com. I hope this helps. By the way, Mayo has specialists that deal with male sexual disfunction. They helped me understand the processes that were probably impacted by the procedure.
Sep 10, 2019 · Had a biopsy done recently - they want to do another one! in Prostate Cancer
At 46 years old I started 3 years of biopsies and by the third year felt like a hunted animal. At the same time my PSA was rising to 7 or above. Once a positive finding for cancer was determined, only then did I undergo a prostatectomy. I’ll admit this was a very trying time for me. The diagnostic biopsies although uncomfortable, I felt the bigger issue was determining the course of action when the biopsies was positive. That was 34 years ago, and still cancer free.
I’m 72 and had the RPA surgery when I was 49 at Mayo Rochester, and I am still cancer free. If you experience post surgical long term effects (impotence, inconvenience etc.) there are many things they can assist to return you to an acceptable quality of life. They were there for us and we look back with no regrets. Good luck