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... 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. ... (4 replies)
... Could you describe the timing of the MRI and the PSA that showed 4.8? ... (8 replies)
... Prostatitis can settle in and become a chronic infection that is, in some cases, incurable. It will elevate your PSA as long as you have active infection. ... (2 replies)

... That's an example of our taxpayer dollars at work, hard at work in my opinion, and we ought to get our money's worth. I just searched with " prostatitis AND elevated PSA " and got 98 hits. ... (2 replies)
... which responded to hospitalization and IV antibiotics. Last episode 4 months ago. Understand that this can elevate psa. Now have psa 19 and free psa 4. ... (2 replies)
... Did you say that your blood was drawn for the PSA test shortly AFTER your DRE? ... (2 replies)
... uld be BPH or an infection, such as prostatitis, but could also possibly be CaP. So it is smart to see a uorlogist and get it checked out. I would have another psa test, with no ejaculation within 48 hours before the test, and no DRE before the test, and see what the result is. ... (2 replies)
... point rise is my biggest concern. Internist said DRE normal. PSA taken right after DRE. ... (2 replies)
... than 2 pts. in a year. I had a biopsy, found early cancer, had RPS at U.W. Madison Hosp., Madison, WI and am now fine. Last PSA was zero. Hope all goes well. ... (17 replies)
... You are certainly getting more than your money's worth of anxiety. I'll insert some thoughts in green. ... (17 replies)
... My husband's psa has been steadily rising for the past 4 years or so. ... (17 replies)
... Hi Becky, You haven't given a lot of information about your hubby's situation, but if his doctor suggests seeing a urologist, I would think it's probably a good idea to do it. Maybe his doctor has seen a big jump in psa value from his previous checkup ( that's often an indicator of something not being right ). As far as posting goes, just click on the "New Thread" icon... (10 replies)
... Did the regular doctor say anything about trying to rule out an infection as the cause of the elevated PSA and jump in PSA? ... (21 replies)
Jump in PSA level
Mar 15, 2008
... Nothing was written on his paperwork on how many biopsies. Also, his jump was over 18 months not a year. ... (14 replies)
Jump in PSA level
Mar 13, 2008
... It probably means 6 cores. From what I've read and learned, that might have been the standard years ago. Not so anymore. In my opinion, this is definitely not enough. I had 12 cores and cancer was in one. ... (14 replies)
Jump in PSA level
Mar 13, 2008
... I found out today that the paperwork says 6 biopsies. Does this mean 6 cores? Should he ask for more? Can you ask for more? (14 replies)
... pathology reports in a timely fashion. Regretfully, my health care network does not include Jeff. ... (14 replies)
... Chase, which is well known nationally for its expertise in radiation for prostate cancer. ... (14 replies)
... Just keep in mind, you don't even know if you have a problem yet so don't get your mind set on this or any other PCa treatment until you know for sure. ... (14 replies)
... It's ok to be prepared, but with prostate cancer there are many treatment choices- and books to read and people to talk to (including doctors and even those of us on this board). What's good for one isn't necessarily good for another- that's why we discuss so many choices. (14 replies)




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