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... That PSA monitoring program looks sound, but I'm puzzled about the urologist's statement that you would have to live with the side effects of BPH. ... (14 replies)
... Today I met the Urologist to say my mpMRI was negative. His recommendation is to now have shorter intervals for the PSA monitoring. Every 3 months and if the PSA remians elevated to repeat a biopsy. He told me I did have a large prostate and will have to live the symptoms of BPH. No imflamation or infection was evident. ... (14 replies)
... Just reporting in to say I had my mpMRI after getting back from an amzing trip in Europe. I'm awaiting results from my Uro to try to explain why PSA is so elevated. My last PSA saw it go down just a little after a 5 month wait . ... (14 replies)

... Here are some facts to keep in mind and tactics you could try to figure out what is happening. ... (14 replies)
Rise in PSA
Jul 23, 2016
... I'm glad you found the Board, and hope you get several responses. ... (9 replies)
PSA almost doubed
Aug 17, 2016
... Just want to tell you that I'm going through the same thing as you except my PSA is much higher 14.4. was up to 15 earlier. ... (22 replies)
... h my prostate on this 3d imagining test. For example will they be able to determine if I have an acute infection, bladder infection, prostatits, serious case of BPH , or other. Just wondering what are other things they can positively identify during this MRI that may be causing the PSA elevation. ... (14 replies)
... I am just outside of Toronto. My urologist has been called one of the best in this area and he's recommended an MRI that I take with a dye. Not sure what it entails as it is my first imaging procedure. ... (14 replies)
... Wow IADT, thanks so much for sharing your informative and detailed experience with me. You have given me some good info on how to move forward and question my urologist when I see him soon again. Forgot to say I'm a 59 year old male still quite fit with a relatively high psa since my late 40's. ... (14 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)
... Congratulations on your low PCA3 score and your 2 negative biopsies. ... (13 replies)

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