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... I would explore with your urologist the causes of high PSA other than cancer. ... (1 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)
... Congratulations on your low PCA3 score and your 2 negative biopsies. ... (13 replies)
... Hi, KCON, saw your reply to Byran, very informative! I am a 57 years old Chinese, my recent rountine check with the PSA going up from 4.28 to 7.20 to around 10.39 from early 2011 to Feb 2012. ... (3 replies)
... I am 61 and in good health. I have longstanding BPH and have been followed with yearly digital exams and PSA. My PSA has been up and down over the years with Free PSA checked after higher values. My Dad had prostate CA at age 75. ... (2 replies)
... The reason I mentioned Bactrim is because Cipro is usually first line and Bactrim is second line. It is possible you have an infection resistant to Bactrim that was triggered by your taking it this time. ... (8 replies)
Steady rising psa
Jan 13, 2012
... I'm chiming in to join Allen in reassuring you that that PSA pattern and level look fine, especially for a 67 year old. ... (4 replies)
Rapid PSA rise
Jan 1, 2012
... You are welcome, and Happy New Year to you too! ... (6 replies)
Rapid PSA rise
Dec 30, 2011
... Hi Bill, and and here's my welcome to the Board! ... (6 replies)
... If by "hormone therapy" you mean drugs that block the production and use of testosterone, like Lupron of bicalutamide, I think that is overkill and the potential risks far outweigh the potential benefits at this point. ... (29 replies)
... As far as I know, a rise in PSA should always be investigated. ... (40 replies)
... but you wouldn't know it unless you take Avodart. In your husband's case, the PSA was artificially inflated by BPH and the Avodart helped to eliminate that source of error. Avodart improves the ability of PSA to predict prostate cancer. ... (40 replies)


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