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Urinary stinging and low back pain post Prostatitis treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   go ahead with ur query
User :   I was diagonised for prostatis 2 months ago. When I visited my Urologist last month he did a DRE and confirmed I have been cured. But Still have this stining while urination and low back pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   straining while urination isit
User :   Stinging while urination and low back pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   I never had back pain before
Doctor :   ok
User :   Low back pain started due to the urination problem.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when u have this problem
Doctor :   i mean back pain
User :   when I visited urologist again yday he is of the opinion , there is nothing wrong with me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u injury ur back any time
User :   It all started during mid Jan this year.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For health information I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   when the urinary stinging started
Doctor :   ok
User :   initially it was diagnosed for infection
Doctor :   did u get a fresh ultrasound scan done
User :   Yes
User :   It shows normal study
Doctor :   could u type the report
Doctor :   ok
User :   Urine routine test is normal
Doctor :   did u get any other tests done
Doctor :   Like PSA
User :   Uroflow test done is normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   Am 48 years, unmarried male, working for private co.
Doctor :   do u have any urinary retention
User :   no urinary retention, nocturia, fever or anything
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   with ur history even if DRE is normal
Doctor :   i suggest u to get Serum PSA done
User :   is it a blood test ?
Doctor :   yes
User :   r u suggesting that it cud be BPH ?
User :   I dont have any symptoms of that either
Doctor :   no when u have diagnosed with Ca prostate, BPH wont come into picture
Doctor :   Get a Serum PSA done to rule out metastasis to bone
Doctor :   ok
User :   what would PSA test show ?
Doctor :   its possible to have Normal DRE
Doctor :   Prostate specific antigen (PSA), a
User :   ok
User :   but the urologist never has mentioned this to me
Doctor :   u might need one now
Doctor :   as ur complaining of back pain
Doctor :   and Also DRE is normal
User :   he goes on say that everything is fine according to him.
Doctor :   but to sure that u dont have any problem
Doctor :   he might be right
Doctor :   becoz he has seen u
Doctor :   and examined u
User :   what is metastasis , pls explain
Doctor :   Distance spread
Doctor :   spread
Doctor :   cancers cells spread
User :   ???
Doctor :   The total PSA may be ordered during treatment of patients who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer to verify the effectiveness of treatment and at regular intervals after treatment to monitor for cancer recurrence
User :   problem now is stining while urination and low back pain
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats what
User :   though it is only mild and not continuous.
User :   sometimes it stings and sometimes it is fine
User :   when I do a little of walking , back pain is relieved
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   metastasis is spread of the cancer to tissues or organs far away from the cancer tissue
Doctor :   ok
User :   Any I shall the subject with my Urologist and see
Doctor :   ok
User :   thanks for the info
Doctor :   ur welcome
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Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts?
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