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... Hello captain2, Welcome to the board! :wave: I'll add some thoughts in green in addition to the key point made in the previous post. (2 replies)
Elevated PSA
Jun 15, 2009
... cure. The PSA test and DRE exam are the standard tests for early PC detection. ... (5 replies)
... Prostatitis is an infection or inflammation, and it isn't that easy to nail down. Doctors can do various tests, and sometimes they all turn out negative, but that does not mean there is no infection or inflammation, it just means the doctor could not find it. ... (1 replies)

PSA Level
May 20, 2008
... There's nothing like the threat of cancer to turn our lives upside down and freak us out! ... (20 replies)
Elevated PSA
Sep 26, 2018
... Hi and welcome to the Board! ... (1 replies)
... Hi and welcome to the board. ... (4 replies)
PSA problem.
Jan 25, 2016
... It is well established that doing a DRE shortly prior to a PSA blood draw is very likely to increase the leak of PSA into the blood and result in a temporarily elevated PSA result, which of course would have the appearance of being evidence favoring a biopsy. ... (4 replies)
... It's a worrying time for you, but if it is the worst case scenario and prostate cancer is diagnosed, it would appear to be caught early. ... (12 replies)
Max PSA Level
Nov 7, 2009
... I'm responding to your post today, the post right before this one, about your husband's rising PSA and your worry because his dad died of prostate cancer that spread. ... (11 replies)
... My husband visited a new uro a few days ago. He thinks he has an infection of some kind and we are waiting for the results of a urine culture. If that is negative, they will do more tests. ... (17 replies)
... My husband's psa has been steadily rising for the past 4 years or so. ... (17 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)
... again under a new name. Over the summer I had some name like nycgirl or something like that. Im writing about a friend of mine. In a nutshell he is 58, had a PSA of 8 and Gleason of 6 and had radical surgery in July. The surgery went really well. ... (2 replies)
... Also, PSA is only weakly correlated with prostate cancer as the above link shows. For example, I have a PSA of 7. ... (4 replies)
... I had urine tested and was normal. So can I rule out infection as the cause? ... (5 replies)
... Hoping someone can help me out with some questions regarding free PSA and the biopsy decision. It appears to me that free PSA typically increases as you get older. ... (1 replies)
... Prostate infections can be hard to identify and treat, but hopefully this is your urologist's first course of action... ... (12 replies)
... That's a good attitude, and attitude is important. ... (14 replies)
PSA now 24
Jun 9, 2010
... Your psa was probably lower than 24 as your uro did a DRE and then the psa draw. A Dre will falsely raise a psa, arguably. My bet is infection, they dont move like that with PCA, but what do I know. ... (7 replies)
... Free PSA 14. ... (9 replies)

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