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... I have had no enrolled medical training, and your uro is, of course, a doctor, and has examined you and apparently followed your situation for some time, and he does not appear to be rushing you toward a biopsy and treatment. Therefore his recommendation of an MRI has a lot of credibility. ... (6 replies)
... Here are my biopsy results. 08.19.2014 | Biopsy performed 08.25.2014 | Diagnosed with Asymptomatic Inflammatory Prostatitis & BPH. No cancer seen. (6 replies)
... my new PSA results is a 7.2, up from a 6.94 over the last six months. my uro is recommending i have an MRI. i will ask the person who's in charge will this be the 3T MRI. ... (6 replies)

Prostate cancer
Mar 30, 2017
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Prostate cancer
Mar 29, 2017
... do not have their PSA rise in a way that raises a concern. ... (17 replies)
... That welcome decrease is consistent with the waxing and waning pattern of an infection or inflammation on top of the BPH, and my hunch is that that is the way the urologist will continue to view it that way too. ... (28 replies)
... After the Uro's visit to follow up on my latest psa numbers he informed me that he is quite pleased that over the last 3 months I've had a substantial drop of 5.1 in my psa since starting Flowmax. ... (28 replies)
... Well after a most enjoyable trip to the Western Caribbean with 2 weeks of R and R under the palm trees and sun, it is back to prostate reality. ... (28 replies)
... Here are some facts to keep in mind and tactics you could try to figure out what is happening. ... (28 replies)
Rise in PSA
Jul 23, 2016
... I'm glad you found the Board, and hope you get several responses. ... (9 replies)
... In July, 2013, my PSA was 6.0 and free PSA was 18. ... (3 replies)
... st time poster. 66 yr old male with BPH and 20 yr history of prostate PSA averaging 2.5. ... (0 replies)
... I am a 64 year old male in good health, exercise regularly and eat well and in moderation. ... (0 replies)
... However, testosterone metabolizes into DHT which aggravates BPH and contributes to a rise in PSA levels. Based on that, you might want to hold off on your TRT to see if that may be contributing to your PSA. ... (2 replies)
... it is likely that the testosterone aggravated your BPH causing your PSA to rise. Testosterone is metabolized into DHT which will further aggravate your BPH. ... (11 replies)
... free PSA is good. ... (8 replies)
PSA Velocity
Jun 28, 2012
... Thanks for the info. I have been reading that book "The Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers" and for me it's pretty discouraging as most options for treatment seem to have fairly significant long term quality of life changes. ... (7 replies)
... free PSA is very good. ... (4 replies)
... For the past 11 years I've had BPH and Prostatitis problems with a gradual rise in my total PSA. I am presently 60 yrs of age. Last year my total PSA was 3.0 and my Free PSA was 31. On February 28 I had my annual PSA and DRE. My total PSA was 5.6 and the DRE was normal. My urologist put me on Cipro for 30 days. ... (4 replies)
... that normal levels of testosterone are required to keep healthy prostates healthy. Prostate cells have a large number of androgen receptors on them. Testosterone and DHT, another androgen, activates them. ... (13 replies)




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