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... I must have overlooked your post until Lilacs and Lillies quoted part of it. Here are several points to consider. ... (10 replies)
... When it goes up and down like that it's usually not PC. PSA from PC goes up steadily. Did your Uro tell you that he thought you have prostatitis? ... (2 replies)
... Prostatitis is an infection or inflammation, and it isn't that easy to nail down. Doctors can do various tests, and sometimes they all turn out negative, but that does not mean there is no infection or inflammation, it just means the doctor could not find it. ... (1 replies)

... y was relatively uneventful with 6 samples taken. Definitely no walk in the park, but easier than a tooth extraction. Still, I slept for a few hours afterwards and it could have been the nerves, too. In any case, I had no problems with La Quinta giving me a late checkout and a decent breakfast before the biopsy. ... (29 replies)
... Also just signed up tonight with Loma Linda Medical Center and also requested their Proton Therapy info and DVD. ... (29 replies)
... seems like lymph node, but again not pain or swelling and it comes and goes. May not hurt for a few days, then may be sore for days and I'll feel it when I move a certain way. ... (8 replies)
... Anything we read it says if the psa goes up then get a biopsy. ... (39 replies)
... benign growth, infection or inflammation, and prostate cancer, with prostate cancer as the least likely cause. In your case, as I think you are aware already, benign growth has been ruled out. ... (10 replies)
... While the sensation of having the scope inserted is not pleasant, it's not surgery by any means. It's a very safe procedure and you should not worry about having it done. It is no worse than having a catheterization done. ... (19 replies)
... we don't take just anybody, and I'm suspicious of your credentials. In fact, at this point, I really doubt that you qualify. ... (2 replies)
... I'm responding to your first post that started this thread, and I'll put comments in green. ... (10 replies)
... PSA: July 2007 1.7 July 2008 1.6 July 2009 3.3 After receiving my latest PSA results, my PCP recommended that I retest and at the same time suggested that I make an appointment with a Urologist, which I did and comming up in a few weeks My dilema ---if I retest before seeing the urologist (without testing for Free PSA) there are only three potential outcomes. PSA... (10 replies)
... you are right on about the PSAs. Walsh says it should drop to zero immediately after surgery and take up to two years after radiation. My brother's did go to zero after his surgery. ... (8 replies)
... I went to two different labs for my PSA tests. Seven weeks ago my PSA was 4. ... (1 replies)
... That up and down PSA pattern, especially with your history, sure sounds like the cause is the prostatitis you have had, as the doctors suspected some time ago. ... (4 replies)
... Here are some facts to keep in mind and tactics you could try to figure out what is happening. ... (36 replies)
... Dear Allen, Thank you so much for your advice. I've put my response in blue. (8 replies)
... It's not a fixed time. As long as PSA goes down, it's OK. When it starts going up again, he'll require one of the newer medications. ... (8 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear your father and you have so much to contend with. I think maybe you're in Europe, because I do not recognize the names of the medications you listed. ... (8 replies)
... whether the cancer is indolent or not, most men will decide to treat and endure all the side effects of treatment. Who wants to face the prospect of regret down the road, even if that prospect is minuscule? ... (2 replies)

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