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... Been using Flomax for about a week to relieve my BPH symptoms and I must say I don't have any of the problems I did while using Rapaflo. I'm peeing like a teenager again. Also taking a 400mg Saw Palmetto before beddie. ... (23 replies)
... that it may be a result of inflammation resulting from BPH symptoms and wants to retest psa in a couple of months. He also has prescribed Flomax to assist the prostate with related BPH symptoms which may be pushing up the PSA. ... (23 replies)
... Regarding BPH causing infection, I did not think that was so but checked www.pubmed.gov to see if there were relevant published papers. ... (23 replies)

... It's always great hearing from you and adding your insights. As one who has gone through the trenches, your input is most appreciated to us who are on the edges of joining this unwilling battle. ... (23 replies)
... Hope the New year sees you well. I just feel I have to talk to somebody after the latest PSA results. Since the last time we chatted I got the news my MRI was negative for pca and so was my earlier biopsy. ... (23 replies)
... Here are some facts to keep in mind and tactics you could try to figure out what is happening. ... (23 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)
... 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)




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