What pains do you experience since your PSA has elevated?

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What pains do you have if any since your diagnosis? I am trying to see if this pain I am feeling is from the prostate or is it something else.

I sometimes get testicle pain and pain in the perineum area. It radiates in the area. It's sometimes dull aching and other times it's pulsing. Sometimes it's perfectly fine for weeks or months but then out of no where I will get this pain. Last time I felt like this was maybe about 3 or 4 months ago. And before you ask, yes I have been tested for STD's. I go every 6 months because when I first got this pain I rushed to the Dr because I thought I had something but every since then I just get checked every since months.

This whole experience is just frustrating.

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    I actually think that the pain I am experiencing is from Prostatitis but just trying to see if anyone else is experiencing it. And what can be done if it is prostatitis.

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      I've had prostatitis in the past. The feeling is like having a golf ball up your rear end. Very uncomfortable. It is treated with antibiotics. It may require a second regimen of antibiotics to get rid of it. My doctor explained why. The prostate is like an onion - in layers. So it takes some time for the antibiotics to work on the prostate. And the other thing is that it is hard to diagnose prostatitis - mainly from the symptoms.

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      I can't take Bactrim either. It does a number on my stomach. So my doctor prescribed Ciprofloxacin 500mg. It worked for me with no bad side effects like the Bactrim.

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    If you're trying to understand if cancer is what you're feeling... the answer is "No". You don't feel cancer, certainly not in the early stages.

    As for the pain you're enduring...look into a drug called Amitriptyline which worked for my bladder pain. It is worth looking into if it works for the pain you're experiencing.

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