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Rise in PSA
Jul 23, 2016
... I'm glad you found the Board, and hope you get several responses. ... (3 replies)
... From what I've read and heard, a rapid rise like that is probably an infection, often where there are no symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... I've spent some time reading a lot of the information posted on this thread. Some encouraging and others scary.... I am here seeking some information for my Dad, who is 71 and in good health except for PSA rising. ... (1 replies)

Prostate Size
May 13, 2016
... for each cc of prostate that is not cancerous. Therefore, with a prostate of 95 cc, a PSA of 9.5 would not be unusual, and your PSA is only 5.2. To my layman's eyes, that looks like BPH is accounting for the modest elevation in your PSA, with "modest" related to the size. ... (3 replies)
... Avodart. Both are now available as generics in the US and likely elsewhere. Both shrink the prostate and improve urine flow. ... (8 replies)
... for hair loss. It seems to have worked and I didn't really lose more. ... (3 replies)
... prostate cancer. In simple terms, that amounts to around 5 or fewer bone mets, and soft tissue mets that are not too widely spread. With more than 5 bone mets, the cancer tends to be more aggressive, in current thinking. ... (2 replies)
... Had to retake a PSA test because of a botched lab mistake and that was before I was taking finasteride. When I retook the test I had been on finasteride for 2 weeks and the PSA came back at 2.5 which is lower than the 3. ... (1 replies)
... but they aren't likely to detect any when your PSA is as low as yours. ... (3 replies)
... I can't get a good feeling for how extensive the cancer may be and or how truly aggressive. ... (3 replies)
... I have just read your latest post today and Allen's response. Allen covered the key points, and I see it as he does. I want to add further emphasis to just one point. ... (8 replies)
... to the combo of Zoladex and bicalutamide? ... (3 replies)
... I've just read your latest post and Baptista's thorough reply that covers important points. ... (14 replies)
... As I thought about it, you did not mention that your prostate is enlarged or that you have urinary symptoms, which I was, perhaps erroneously, assuming. Finasteride and alpha1 blockers relieve urinary symptoms and have never been recommended prophylactically in their absence. ... (29 replies)
... from docking with and fueling the prostate cancer cells. ... (7 replies)
... Jim, you're response was awesome and much appreciated! ... (7 replies)
... nt points, but I hope this will catch you in time to reconsider getting a biopsy now. It may be the best course, but the decision deserves some more information and thought. ... (7 replies)
... and PSA test. The number was 1.8. He also prescribed Cipro although that did not really seem to do the trick, so I went to a urologist for further evaluation. ... (7 replies)
... not be involved, as I understand it. The PSA might well not match some institutional benchmarks for a patient who was not on one of these drugs, but the level and trend information would still be useful to a savvy doctor. ... (14 replies)
... a sign of cancer. Finasteride and dutasteride are actually useful for improving the predictive value of PSA. This was determined in one of the larger PC studies in recent years. ... (14 replies)


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