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... My husband is a 59 yr-old African American man. November 2015 First psa 4.4--after 10-day course of Cipro, repeat psa 5.7 and free psa was 13%. Paid for MRI with the following results: Lesion 1:An ill-defined nodule is present in the left medial peripheral zone base and the medial mid portion of the gland and measures approximately 7 millimeters X 5 millimeters X 11... (0 replies)
... I posted a while back about having prostate cancer at 34. My PSA is undetectable now after surgery. However a couple things that I'm struggling with. ... (0 replies)
PSA problem.
Jan 25, 2016
... Was the blood drawn shortly after the DRE? ... (4 replies)

PSA problem.
Jan 25, 2016
... And yes soon after he did the DRE, he sent me off to draw blood for PSA. He is still pushing me for a biopsy. ... (4 replies)
... hello, IADT3since2000. thank you so much, for ALL of your input. this has put some ease to my mind. no. my uro has never prescribed anything to reduce or eliminate my BPH or inflammation. he doesn't have great bed side manner. so i'm going to look for another urologist in my area after the biopsy in 2014, i hadn't seen him since. we only communicated over email. so, if i... (5 replies)
PSA problem.
Jan 23, 2016
... Was the blood drawn shortly after the DRE? ... (4 replies)
PSA problem.
Jan 19, 2016
... He said we should watch it after doing a rectal exam. ... (4 replies)
... and confused. Before I share with you my results, let me tell you about myself. My name is Samuel. On December 18, 2015, I turned 42 years old. About six months after I turned 40, I went in for my annual checkup. My PSA came back a 5.5 and so I was recommended a biopsy. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Sandy, Thanks, and good luck on your test. Jim :) (3 replies)
... Congratulations on your super low/undectable PSA test results!!! Keep it up!!! (no puns intended). I finished my radiation (43 sessions) Oct. 26 and will be having my first PSA test next week. I hope that mine will also be low/undectable. Sandy (3 replies)
... I've had DEXA scans about every two years starting in September 2000 after my diagnosis for a then life-threatening case in December 1999. By that time I had been on Lupron for about nine months, and that first DEXA showed my bone density was in the osteopenia range overall, with two vertabrae in the osteoporosis range. I started Fosamax, along with calcium and vitamin D3... (0 replies)
... Congratulations Jim, I am very glaad about your good news. Since I found this board in 2011 you have been allways an inspiration, specially each time that my father has to go to check his PSA. Big hugs and keep this way.;););););); (3 replies)
... With the challenging way my case started out back in 1999, I'm kind of amazed that my PSA after radiation has been so low. ... (3 replies)
... risk case, a course of hormonal blockade is often advisable to support the radiation, and that should knock the PSA back down after the scan. ... (1 replies)
... My urologist wanted me to do this oncotypeDX test. But after researching it, I decided against it. He called me and asked why? ... (1 replies)
... After my surgery (robotic laparoscopic), the catheter was in for 2 weeks. There were decreasing amounts of blood in the bag for 4 days then all was fine until day 10. Then, a long red thread-like thing appeared in the bag. When I emptied the bag into the toilet and flushed it, the red color (blood) disappeared and the thing turned out to be a black stitch about 6 inches... (2 replies)
... My husband had his prostate removed laparoscopically for prostate cancer. The surgery went well. He had a catheter for a week. It was removed and all seemed well. Good control, no leakage. None of the things he feared. But then urine flow slowed then stopped, and we had to go to the ER to have a catheter re-inserted, 16 hours after removal (OF COURSE this could not happen... (2 replies)
... Update: Rising PSA after initial PCa treatment in 2007 My PSA as of March 2014 is 0.26. So, the results are unchanged for the past six months. My PSA doubling time is 14.85 months. Since december 2013, I have been taking metformin, pomegranate extract and full Spectrum Pomi-T whole food supplement (broccoli, turmeric, pomegranate and green tea) daily to arrest the growth of... (4 replies)
... Hi baiiey, last august I did 33 days of egrt, had some rectal bleeding abuot four weeks in to it,plus diarrhea four a couple weeks but nothing to serious. So far I m not experinanceing other side effects. Hoping everything works out. (1 replies)
... Any opinions or experience with salvage radiation after radical prostatecomy? ... (1 replies)


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