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Fluctuating psa
Aug 29, 2017
... I hesitated before replying because you just said that you are having the biopsy done. But then it struck me that you are having it done "to get a better idea," and you may want to consider some additional facts before choosing the biopsy alternative. ... (6 replies)
PSA problem.
Jan 23, 2016
... in other words, a PSA of 2 becomes 4, in the same length of time later becomes 8, in the same length of time again becomes 16, and so on. Unless there is an intervention of some kind, especially treatment, PSA due to cancer does not go down significantly, as yours has several times. ... (4 replies)
First PSA 15.2
Jan 17, 2011
... You have probably also learned that a Gleason of 6 is by far the most common. It also arguably the key clue, among several, in assessing risk, and a score of 6, by itself without considering the other important clues, indicates low risk. ... (13 replies)

Psa score
May 8, 2009
... That may have caused your PSA to test slightly higher than otherwise. You didn't mention your age or your past PSA results. Free PSA was probably measured also. That can help determine the risk of cancer, which can only be determined by a biopsy. So maybe you can provide a little more info. ... (1 replies)
... I must have overlooked your post until Lilacs and Lillies quoted part of it. Here are several points to consider. ... (10 replies)
... risk as the results for such cases are almost always negative. Your father has not been diagnosed with prostate cancer yet, and my own impression is that he does not have it. ... (44 replies)
Jul 28, 2017
... or inflammation. Because Cipro does not decrease PSA that is due to cancer, it is almost certain that the recent decrease in PSA means that part, at least, of your elevated PSA is due to infection. ... (6 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)
Fast Rising PSA
Dec 5, 2009
... Hello Rising and welcome to the board! ... (4 replies)
Psa 24
Nov 2, 2011
... Hi cactionalpha and welcome to the Board! ... (15 replies)
... ne test results, except that the presence of bacteria does indicate infection, which is encouraging news when your main worry is cancer. That helps confirm that infection is likely accounting for some, if not all, of the PSA elevation, and this is consistent with the previous up and down pattern of PSA results. ... (44 replies)
PSA MRI and pain
Nov 17, 2016
... I am 49, and I am looking for help. I had PSA 3. ... (4 replies)
... that's why the PSA test can be so useful as it tells one there MAY be a problem, not that there definitely is one. ... (16 replies)
... I am 62 years old. This was the first time my PSA was elevated. I had an infection in my body at the same time. The Urologist check out the Prostrate and said it looked fine, yet he wants to do a scan of the prostrate and to take a biopsy. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Patty and welcome to the Board! ... (6 replies)
... Thanks again for your informative and helpful replies!! Your generosity in helping others shines through in your messages. ... (44 replies)
Psa of 50
May 20, 2010
... Lionel and Dee have already offered some reassuring comments, but I want to add a few more. ... (8 replies)
... and not prostate cancer. Getting yet another PSA seems like sound advice. Your baseline PSA of 2. ... (8 replies)
... I was reading this week that urologists in the USA now recommend people under 40 should not get a PSA test. I just wanted to share my story... ... (0 replies)
Elevated PSA
Jun 15, 2009
... cure. The PSA test and DRE exam are the standard tests for early PC detection. ... (5 replies)

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