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... I'm thinking back 18 years exactly, about this same time, when I had finished getting an allergy shot, and the primary care doctor, who had advised me that a PSA was unnecessary on the previous Saturday, motioned me to his office. ... (3 replies)
... Doing a biopsy now would have been fairly routine years ago, although a strong case could be made then and now that your elevated but fairly stable PSA might very well be the result of a subtle prostatitis, perhaps chronic. ... (10 replies)
... As I mentioned in my post, I was diagnosed 11 days ago with Gleason score 8, Baseline PSA of 5.2 and clean DRE. I am currently going through the fact finding process to try to determine the best treatment option. ... (7 replies)

... lot more sense to me. I've gone through your worrying myself and have posted my experiences here on this board. I have a larger prostate 96cc and BHP and a very high PSA number. ... (9 replies)
... one who has gone through the trenches, your input is most appreciated to us who are on the edges of joining this unwilling battle. It just seems strange that my psa climb can be so quick and yet nothing found in earlier biopsy and a recent MRI. Does BPH in itself cause prostate infections? ... (33 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)
... Once again, thanks Jim. Yup, my urologist walked into the meeting room and said he liked my latest psa test number. He said we'll keep checking it now every 6 months instead of 3 since the number is going South. ... (33 replies)
... So does this mean theoretically my baseline PSA is approx 10? ... (33 replies)
... with a PSA result of 29. The morning before my test I ran an easy seven miles but it was hot and humid. Two weeks later I was retested and the PSA level was 24. The morning of the second test I ran 2.4 miles on a nice morning. Two years ago my PSA was 9. I missed one year of testing. ... (9 replies)
PSA almost doubed
Aug 17, 2016
... negative biopsy we have to get to the bottom of this elevated PSA. My last PSA went down by half a point after a number of months but it is still higher than it has ever been. Chronic prostatitis may be a culprit but better to find out for certain. ... (22 replies)
... Yes I has a similar experience when i was 36 my doctor accidentaly checked the PSA box during blood work and it came back 3.3. ... (3 replies)
... Various activities can increase your PSA number temporarily, like riding a bicycle, sex or a change in diet. It's an imperfect test that often leads to a false positive. So I wouldn't worry too much. ... (3 replies)
... follow the uro's advice. It is stillthe best method for confirming. i had mine done and discovered that I had prostate cancer. Now they have fusion guided at a number of clinics. ... (5 replies)
Worry for us
Nov 26, 2014
... or an 8 or 9. I was told that the PSA number is a good marker for an optimistic prognosis. That is not a high PSA number. The tiny bump is probably more worrisome to the doctor. As a layman I would think good thoughts wince the main suspicion is a "tiny" lump. ... (3 replies)

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