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... I tend to come around when worried....so here goes. This all started for me in 2011 with a PSA of 4.98. A week later i went to a urologist at NYU and PSA at that time was 5.4. After a course of Cipro it was 4.8. ... (3 replies)
... so I will share my story. No family history. 60 years old. I can't speak to all the same laboratory stats you identify, but in short I started in 2011 I had a PSA of 3.5. I had another test done in a year and it went to 5.3, then 6 month tests 6.8, 6.5, 9.3 and finally 12.4. ... (3 replies)
... I've spent some time reading a lot of the information posted on this thread. Some encouraging and others scary.... ... (0 replies)

Prostate Size
May 13, 2016
... for each cc of prostate that is not cancerous. Therefore, with a prostate of 95 cc, a PSA of 9.5 would not be unusual, and your PSA is only 5.2. To my layman's eyes, that looks like BPH is accounting for the modest elevation in your PSA, with "modest" related to the size. ... (3 replies)
Newly diagnosed
Apr 18, 2016
... I was diagnosed with PC July of 2015. My PSA hovered around high 1's and low 2's for several years having no abnormalities with the standard DRE. Last spring my PSA elevated substantially to 4.5. DR requested that I do a free to total a week later and it rose to low 5's at which point he suggested a biopsy. ... (6 replies)
... A PSA of 4.4 is just on the high side of normal, although it depends somewhat on age. A free PSA of 14.5 is in a "gray" area. If the PSA stays in this range after the Cipro, the doctor may want to do a biopsy. ... (9 replies)
... I'm with James. My PSA was 4. ... (4 replies)
... CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU BOTH ON THAT WONDERFUL PSA RESULT! ... (5 replies)
... term or for the rest of their lives. Based on the key but limited information you have posted, at this point you are potentially eligible. ... (8 replies)
... I'm sorry you got one of the short straws, but there is a lot that can be done these days for someone in your situation! ... (3 replies)
... another rule is to multiply the gland size by .1, which equals a PSA of 1.6 for you. Obviously, benign growth does not account for much of the PSA. ... (10 replies)
... First of all, I am sorry to hear of your husband's diagnosis. I know it is quite a shock. But I am confident he will be ok. I am not speaking as a doctor but as someone who had a similar diagnosis. ... (70 replies)
... I'm reading this after Tom already replied with some important information. I'll add to that, interspersed in an excerpt of your post, in green below. ... (27 replies)
... Hoping someone can help me out with some questions regarding free PSA and the biopsy decision. It appears to me that free PSA typically increases as you get older. ... (1 replies)
... My husband has A PSA of 4.6 and a positive biopsy, Gleason scale 7 and no cancer in the lymph nodes. He is 55 yrs old. ... (5 replies)
Psa of 50
May 20, 2010
... The PSA is a wonderful sentry to alert us that something is going wrong in the prostate, but that "something" is more often, in the case of a high PSA, an infection than it is cancer. ... (8 replies)
... t have PC. You simply have a PSA of 4.4...maybe there is more than what you have written, but I would be only guessing... ... (4 replies)
... High PSA of 17.4 is not unusual in men in their 80's and 90's, but for a 54 year old is suspicious. Quick rise of PSA levels is an indication of cancer. ... (19 replies)
... At least you have good family communication on that score, and you have an excellent PSA track record for comparison and trend watching. ... (1 replies)
... You are certainly getting more than your money's worth of anxiety. I'll insert some thoughts in green. ... (17 replies)


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