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Joining the club
Feb 28, 2019
... so I did not face the metastases that you have. ... (4 replies)
... m glad I could be of help. ... (44 replies)
Side effects
Feb 5, 2019
... cases like yours. I personally favor radiation for such cases, but a lot of men do choose surgery, so you are not alone. ... (2 replies)

... Welcome to the Board, but I hope you won't have the results that would cause you to become a frequent participant. ... (10 replies)
... One can understand the above when saying that BPH produces only bPSA, which is the case in guys with high PSA but no cancer. However, BPH expression can be disregarded in RP guys without a prostate in place, unless those cells have metastasized to the bladder, which is rare. ... (28 replies)
... I did the four weeks of antibiotics in case of infection. PSA did not come down. I did the biopsy, negative. Yet my PSA stays around 4.5 to 5 for about a year now. ... (0 replies)
... My Urologist told me that I might have an enlarged prostate or a high PSA coupled with a small prostate before he performed a digital exam at our first appointment. ... (10 replies)
... BPH, prostatitis and prostate cancer. BPH is unlikely with a prostate that small, but finasteride can reduce it if it's BPH. You can take an antibiotic like Cipro to see if the PSA goes down due to prostatitis. ... (10 replies)
... My PSA was 4 ish for 12 months tested monthly then waited 6 months and it had leapt to 7.4. ... (5 replies)
... I'm returning to your original post after reading Baptista's response which I hope helped you. ... (6 replies)
... Welcome to this board. All of us wish we did not have to be involved with prostate cancer, but at least we have some excellent company on this board! ... (3 replies)
... risk cases who decide to have immediate therapy. ... (14 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)
... Your questions about testosterone comes up so often in my prostate cancer support group that I finally wrote a paper, complete with references, that you can hand to your urologist. ... (13 replies)
... I would like to post this in a way that may help others. I have had a high psa since 1999 which was 4.2. This was my first PSA test. At that time I was 58. I am now 62. My first needle biopsy was done in 2000 and my psa was 6.1. 14 samples where taken and no cancer was found. ... (5 replies)
PSA and Biopsy's
Dec 4, 2003
... At least it's not above 10 or in the 100's! Why not ask your doctor about a free PSA test which often indicates the likelihood of cancer. ... (10 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)
... Hi builder, I'm adding some comments in green. My impression from reading is that often it would feel normal even with prostatitis. Sometimes prostatitis causes an abnormal DRE. I know that from "A Primer on Prostate Cancer," page 41: "The DRE is used to: ... Evaluate the possibility of prostatitis if the gland is highly tender and/or mushy." Also remember that... (2 replies)
... The doctor seems quite experienced based on your initial post, but I'm having trouble figuring out why he was surprised the surgery did not work based on the odds. ... (11 replies)
... One year ago my PSA was 1. ... (11 replies)

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