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... My PSA has been constant for several years since diagnosed, getting reading every 6 months, from 5.9, moving downward to 5. ... (0 replies)
Sex and psa levals
May 28, 2009
... I have also read it will elevate the psa number but I have not viewed any studies as to a specific amount. ... (4 replies)
Sex and psa levals
May 18, 2009
... It has been suggested that having sex before a PSA test will elevate the number. By how much I don't know. For the most accurate reading, you should probably refrain for a few days prior to the test. ... (4 replies)

... since starting ADT. However, the increase is relatively small to draw any conclusion yet, and many reasons other than cancer could be the cause. ... (13 replies)
... seems my prostate would be. I had a bad prostate infection years ago that took two months of antibiotics to clear up. So hopefully it is just a slight infection and nothing else. What I didn't like about the first Uro was he said having sex a day prior to a PSA test will not alter the results. ... (8 replies)
... Regarding ejaculations and PSA, you could go to the great free Government site www.pubmed. ... (9 replies)
... Has your husband had his first PSA test since his surgery? ... (9 replies)
... A bit of boring but necessary history. I live in the UK and am now 58 years of age, pretty fit, not overweight etc. Presented myself to the GP 12 years ago at 46 with increased urination during the day.... ... (5 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)
... no bike riding or sex a couple days before PSA test? ... (7 replies)
... Thank you Dale for the encouraging words. It means a lot through these troubling times. By the way, after taking another PSA test when I visited my urologist this week, it jumped to 7. ... (5 replies)
... my husband p.s.a was 45. he had the one injection and he has just been on the hormone tablets only for the last 2 years. p.s.a now 3.9. ... (1 replies)
... Ok guys this is my first post. I'm a 41 yr old in shape 215 lbs male. I have been on TRT since Dec of 2012. I just got a set of labs back and my PSA was 3. ... (1 replies)
PSA Velocity
Jun 28, 2012
... As you most likely know PSA is not the best test there is, but it is an indicator. ... (7 replies)
Rapid PSA rise
Dec 30, 2011
... Hi Bill, and and here's my welcome to the Board! ... (6 replies)
PSA Dropped
Jul 28, 2011
... PSA can also be increased if the blood is taken after a digital rectal exam, or if you had sex before the test, for example. ... (4 replies)
Free PSA low %
Jun 23, 2010
... Hi Jim and welcome to the board! I'll insert some thoughts in green. ... (1 replies)
... Did you say that your blood was drawn for the PSA test shortly AFTER your DRE? ... (2 replies)
May 5, 2010
... Sounds like you already know the correct answer. Both of those activities will, without question, cause a temporary rise in PSA. The amount of rise in PSA and the timeframes seem to indicate there would have been some effect. ... (1 replies)
... so, as you suggest, results seem to be all over the place. In the future, I will avoid either sex or DRE before psa test. ... (15 replies)

Associated Tags: biopsy, cancer, prostate cancer, psa (prostate-specific antigen), psa level prostate cancer

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