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... ur scare. It seems to me that the rise from 4.1 to 6.6 in 9 days would not be due to prostate cancer. That sounds more like an infection to me. In my case, my PSA was 112 when I had blood drawn at the same time I had a urinary tract infection. My PSA was 4.7 the previous year, was 11. ... (3 replies)
High PSA level 56
Nov 30, 2012
... what the total would be. but it seams more promising to us than what we first thought. Also, could the inflamation on the left side cause some of the elevated psa number? ... (17 replies)
... It seems clear 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)

... to indicate that the treatment has been successful. The logic is that "No prostate then No high PSA". ... (14 replies)
... You'll need to clarify what you mean by a "high BPH number" and "low PSA number". ... (2 replies)
... what does a high BPH number mean and low PSA (2 replies)
... up at all at night. I do have to make a mad dash to the toilet when I do arise. It is somewhat frustrating, but I am just thankful that the cancer is gone, the PSA number is 0 and I still have a life. ... (58 replies)
... The reason that exercise and sexual activity prior to PSA testing might not have been mentioned is that studies have failed to support the theory that this can affect PSA results. ... (58 replies)
Prostate confusion
Apr 15, 2014
... search...might give me some questions to ask my doctor if I was in your shoes. You probably already know the answers to the questions. I would wonder what the PSA f was? ... (6 replies)
High PSA level 56
Nov 23, 2012
... I know... 56 is a discouraging number and everything I read people are posting cancer results and their number is much much lower. We go from being OK to feeling absoultely sick over this. ... (17 replies)
High PSA level 56
Nov 23, 2012
... PSA of 56 is a high number. With that said, its better to have a clean ultrasound, than one that is showing nodules. So try to stay positive. ... (17 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)
... it was 113.6, which was a shock as I thought 10 was the top number possible. Odds are high that the GP will turn out to be right, but it isn't open and shut. Infection has been known to drive a PSA to over 200, though it is rare. ... (14 replies)
... You can find several studies in the net which compared PSA levels and Gleason score with possibilities of metastases in bone or lymph nodes. ... (1 replies)
... The "velocity" of the PSA increase is a valuable clue, though, obviously, it is going up at a pretty good clip. The other information mentioned by Gleason9 would also be helpful. ... (52 replies)
... some thoughts on my situation. I am 61 years old but look and feel 20 years younger. I have always been in good health with frequent doctor check ups, etc. My PSA number has always been in the 2. ... (5 replies)
... and the initial stage, grade, and PSA level at the time of definitive therapy. ... (15 replies)
High PSA
Jul 20, 2010
... An infection can cause a rise in PSA. Your age is an important to know with you PSA. However an increase in PSA of . ... (3 replies)
... A testing can raise a "red flag" for you to look into what's going on, but it is not "specific" to prostate cancer...that means that other things can cause one's PSA level to rise, and elevated PSA does not specifically mean one has prostate cancer. ... (12 replies)
... I am sorry to hear about your Dad. It can be scary when you first hear the word's Prostate Cancer. It is very scary when you have double digit PSA and Gleason 9. I know as they applied to me. I was also told that a hot spot on the bone scan on my coccyx was likely prostate cancer. ... (17 replies)


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