... back good except I have one minor area of hardening of the arterial wall. So good news for the most part. This guy is really thorough full well knowing the high PSA is still nothing to just ignore, because of my age and still having something to worry about he is ordering genomic testing done on the last biopsy I had. ... (22 replies)
... I hope you continue to have low psa readings, and thanks again for the encouraging reply. ... (17 replies)
... Of course I'm not an MD, but your hole case, with that up and down PSA and low free PSA, still looks like an infection or inflammation to me. I've heard it said that a "sawtooth" PSA pattern often is typical for an infection. ... (1 replies)
... In Sept 08, on an annual physical exam, by mistake my GP had ordered a PSA test along with a bunch of usual tests. Turns out that my PSA reading was 4.01 which was way too high for somebody of my age. ... (1 replies)
... And hi again back to you, David. I'll insert some comments in green.
I would be happy to discuss this further or to help you get to the information on www.pubmed.gov.
Jim (1 replies)
... as compared to the readings around 13 that were recorded 3,4, and 5 months back...... Great !!! ... (1 replies)
... Sounds like you are taking good care of your health with frequent PSA checks. My older brother had a gradually rising PSA and he was diagnosed with cancer after a biopsy when his PSA was 4.25. ... (1 replies)
... I was kinda hoping my low T score of 150 was the cause of these high and very fluctuating PSA readings. ... (13 replies)
... Between 2009 and 2011 PSA checked almost every 4 to 6 months and has been ranging from 14 to 24 sometimes going up or down as much as 4 points between tests. ... (13 replies)
... Hi again Hanu,
I'll insert some comments in your earlier update (of 9/18) in green.
You're welcome. Take care,
Jim :wave: (11 replies)
... between the 3 and 6 month periods, like getting your next one in four months...and then deciding on the next test date at that point. And remember the impact on PSA readings of DRE testing and ejaculation activity. ... (26 replies)
... Last September on a routine physical they felt a lump on the right side of my prostate. My PSA was .8 . they decided to do a biopsy in October. the lump was a stone. ... (15 replies)
... of five right cores sampled, left side benign, grade T2A. PSA 2.2. ... (87 replies)
... I also think that you got an inflammation from the biopsy. Fast risings and falls of PSA are typical of inflammation, NOT TYPICAL OF CANCER. ... (8 replies)
... I am scheduled to see my urologist in two weeks and will go to the lab for my PSA prior, so that he has it for our visit. ... (1 replies)
... iagnosed with cancer following a biopsy which revealed a 7 on the Gleason scale. I was put on casodex for two weeks followed by 44 external radiation treatments. PSA readings measured in the low tenths until six years later when the readings progressed from 2.4 until 2 years later when it reached 7.6.. ... (1 replies)
... ostate size has only been estimated digitally at 40cc. One urologist thinks it's smaller than that. I did not include the actual day of the month for my previous PSA readings on my initial post, but when I calculated my PSA doubling time, I came up with 2. ... (34 replies)
... and, most importantly, the low variations could be an effect of the person biorhythm on the day it draw blood. ... (1 replies)
... ften had metastatic disease at the outset. Metastatic disease, not counting local spread in the neighborhood of the prostate, would be unusual for your father's PSA levels. ... (11 replies)
Bostwick Laboratories are known to be of the highest in pathological analyses of prostate biopsies. You couldn’t expect better opinion from another laboratory.
MRI and bone scans in asymptomatic cases of low PSA (<10) are common to be negative however, there is a test (USPIO MRI) that seems to be appropriate to find “suspicious” cancer at lymph nodes (in the iliac)... (15 replies)