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... My friend, my experience is that I did not do the Biopsy when it was recommended several years ago due to a high PSA reading. I was 76 and figured that even if I had cancer, it was slow at my age, and, for sure, something else would get me before the cancer. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you, Jim! That last comment made me feel a bit emotional. It means a lot coming from you. ... (6 replies)
... So does this mean theoretically my baseline PSA is approx 10? ... (36 replies)

... Thanks for the congrats Jim. As much as I can rejoice about the negative MRI I'm still at a loss at why my psa is elevated. My last PSA went down half a point after 5 months. My urologist did say I have a very large prostate, there were no signs of infection or signs of cancer. ... (36 replies)
... Hi all, It's been quite a while since I last posted. ... (0 replies)
... At the time, the urologist I was going to at Good Sam in West Palm Beach FL was pretty sure it was PCa and sent me see a specialized oncologist. ... (15 replies)
... it is likely that the testosterone aggravated your BPH causing your PSA to rise. Testosterone is metabolized into DHT which will further aggravate your BPH. Proscar or Avodart will block that conversion and eventually bring down your BPH and its PSA. ... (11 replies)
... I am glad to know you started a treatment. Gleason 9 is for high risk cases and for aggressive type of cancer. You may now investigate about any other treatment that could be beneficial with the HT to handle your case. ... (14 replies)
... it was 113.6, which was a shock as I thought 10 was the top number possible. Odds are high that the GP will turn out to be right, but it isn't open and shut. Infection has been known to drive a PSA to over 200, though it is rare. ... (14 replies)
... You are doing well to try arresting PSA down with antibiotics. That will tell you if the rise of 10 is suspicious, however, a biopsy should not be delayed in case ciprofloxacin fails. There are aggressive cancers typical of fast PSA rises which require fast action. ... (10 replies)
... Like RBK1111, I want to make sure you have the full picture, especially regarding HIFU. HIFU practitioners are hungry for patients and have quite a marketing blitz underway, supported by patients who are presently doing well. ... (76 replies)
... is often seen as a precursor of PC. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Tom and welcome to this board! :wave: I can answer your questions, and I'll insert responses in green in an excerpt from your post. I hope this helps, but please feel free to ask followup questions or to toss around thoughts, including doubts. Once again, welcome to the board. Take care, (11 replies)
... Thank you so much for replying. The information is very useful :) (3 replies)
... Well, it could mean a number of things. Just like many other laboratory blood tests that you or your doctor may have initiated, an unusually high PSA result should be interpreted as a signal to further investigate. ... (3 replies)
... You're most welcome for the information. Sharing what we have learned helps all of us, and I'm glad I've been able to give you some useful information and ease your worries a bit. ... (16 replies)
... ecided to switch to reliance on advanced hormonal blockade just before the tatooing session. Even after eight years on intermittent hormonal blockade, radiation is also still on my list of potential therapies and that motivates me to keep in touch with developments. ... (5 replies)
... op PSA threshold where he would consider further treatment? ... (5 replies)
... or maybe I have spent more time in research rather than in denial. I doubt very much that in 6 weeks a new psa reading will be what I would hope to hear. I find myself more at ease knowing that he may not be as afraid at this poiint as I am for him. ... (14 replies)
Prostate confusion
Apr 15, 2014
... I am hoping someone can help me out a bit. I am a 34 year old male. ... (6 replies)

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