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... What it tells depends in large part on your age and whether or not this is a big jump from where it was last year. Sometimes PSA is elevated because of an infection as well. By itself, 3.2 is not an alarming figure, but if it was 2.0 a year ago, then you'd probably want to get another reading in 3 months. ... (1 replies)
... In relation to Prostate Cancer, initial routine tests are usually a DRE by the doctor and a PSA blood test. ... (4 replies)
I am so worry.
Feb 20, 2009
... Have you had this test in prior years, and if so, when and what were the results? ... (8 replies)

... From what you just wrote, it sounds like your internist talked you out of the biopsy. In my case, I had prostatitis AND cancer. And yes, antibiotics reduced my PSA, but never to a decent baseline that I could hold. ... (11 replies)
New to this board
Apr 14, 2008
... old husband was diagnosed last week with agressive prostrate caner. We are in definite panic mode. It was the last thing I expected. He had foot surgery in Nov. and developed a staph infection in the bone. ... (8 replies)
New to the Board
Jan 17, 2011
... I appreciate any and all views that you are willing to share. ... (7 replies)
... Yes, I am aware that those items can cause an elevated PSA ... what I'm hoping for is that this issue is prostatitis. For now, my doctor has me on 500mg of Cipro twice daily for a month. ... (6 replies)
Apr 23, 2004
... t the end of the world either. Mens prostates become enlarged all the time and many times they will become enlarged on just one side and not both. ... (2 replies)
... and already viewed the fine advice offered by holler1 and daff. I'll add a few points in green. ... (10 replies)
PSA test
Feb 24, 2001
... related stuff and have been reading about the psa test... ... (5 replies)
... Waiting is hard, and no doubt your days are going by slowly while you wait for results. In the meantime, here are a few things to consider. ... (5 replies)
Prebiopsy MRI
Aug 9, 2018
... cancerous cells, in your case about 8. That means, after subtracting 8.1 from 9 and getting .9, that there is very little PSA remaining to be accounted for by cancer, infection, or other cause. ... (7 replies)
... You didn't mention your age, but the increase in PSA certainly merits the urologist visit, irrespective of your age. Depending on the PSA results, he may recommend a biopsy, which is the only real way to determine if you have prostate cancer. But's that's jumping pretty far ahead. ... (5 replies)
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... PSA came down to 3.79 so he wrote letter to insurance about PSA being elevated from a low grade prostatitis. ... (26 replies)
Apr 22, 2004
... k legs which had to do with a nerve pressing against his spine. While in the hospital, they checked his prostate. The doctor felt something unusual so they did a PSA test and it came back slightly elevated. They made an appointed to get a biopsy done 2 weeks after they did the test. ... (2 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)
... When my cancer was eventually diagnosed, my Gleason score was the same as your husbands. My PSA was 3.2, which is higher than acceptable for my age group. ... (21 replies)
... some Dr's will recommend closer monitoring or possibly a biopsy. When the percent FPSA drops below 10 prostate cancer is usually suspected and a biopsy recommended. The bound or regular PSA becomes suspicious when it increases more than . ... (17 replies)
Prostate Biopsy
Dec 14, 2004
... My dad died from prostate cancer at age 75. He had radiation and lived for 10 years after. ... (3 replies)

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