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I finished IMRT 10/07. PSA 76, Gl 9. Now I am on ADT. For several months I have had pains in the perineum area. My Dr. did not seem too concerned. The pains are getting more frequent, both dull and sharp with no real cause. Any ideas of the cause or importance?
Any prostatic condition, including changes caused by therapy, can cause perineal pain. Drs will be concerned when other symptoms accompany the pain, such as blood in urine, urinary infection and loss of sensation in the area. In the absence of these, there is not much they can do. The perineum is innervated by the pudendal nerve. Googling on pudendal nerve surely yields more information.