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Psa velocity
Nov 14, 2017
... and also whether they have assessed the need for special infection prevention measures. Usually a short course of Cipro is used to prevent infection and does a fine job, but in some areas there are bacteria that are resistant to Cipro, and that means that different protection is needed. ... (19 replies)
Psa question
Jul 24, 2007
... It's still fairly low...it might be possible you had a bit of an infection, and also, if you've had intercourse in the hours before the test, it can also cause a rise. ... (8 replies)
... thanks for your reply its appreciated , I've been checked for infection and have been on a regiment of cipro and something comparable twice, which always brings the reading down a bit, last biopsy done on 12/4/07 revealed some inflammation and I certainly feel sometimes as though there's inflammation which I've expressed to my urologist, I guess I've read alot of men who had... (26 replies)

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Psa
Jul 23, 2017
... You have asked two questions, one regarding PC, and one about a connection of PC to your lung issues. ... (6 replies)
... John has made some excellent points, and the preceding exchange has been informative. Among other things, I did not know that Dr. ... (17 replies)
... we don't take just anybody, and I'm suspicious of your credentials. In fact, at this point, I really doubt that you qualify. ... (2 replies)
... Here are some facts to keep in mind and tactics you could try to figure out what is happening. ... (36 replies)
Real or False
Apr 11, 2011
... In essence, your PSA was more or less stable around 1.08 to 1.8 last year, but then you had a result of 5.2 a few weeks ago. ... (17 replies)
... An infection or inflammation can drive PSA into the 50s, though my layman's impression is that that is not usual. ... (6 replies)
... Moreover, you have several additional clues that push the odds further in the favorable direction. First, your latest PSA actually declined. That is not characteristic of cancer, but is characteristic of infection. ... (5 replies)
... This would be a sign of likely infection. Infection will cause PSA to go up and down. Cancer makes it go nowhere but up. Cancer cells, as you probably know, double, then double again. ... (4 replies)
... At least you have good family communication on that score, and you have an excellent PSA track record for comparison and trend watching. ... (1 replies)
... I've been reading the boards since Oct, and decided it was time to post. ... (8 replies)
Psa 24
Nov 2, 2011
... aggressive prostate cancer. I suspect the doctors there do not see many young men with prostate cancer. However, for Japanese immigrants who adopt Western diets and follow them for years, the incidence rate is similar to the rate for other Westerners. ... (15 replies)
Psa level
May 5, 2010
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Psa level
May 5, 2010
... purpose sentry, alerting us to things that affect the prostate including infection, benign growth and cancer. ... (3 replies)
... off, a PSA that jumped so fast, especially with a negative biopsy, could be produced as a result of infection, inflammation, or by trauma from the recent biopsy, and not cancer. ... (21 replies)
... s plan looks sound to me, especially dumping the biopsy if the PSA pattern signals that an infection is driving the PSA. That kind of pattern could be benign growth, especially with TRT in the background, up to that January result of 4. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Hope4Happines, I'm coming late to your thread but thought you might want a response as your latest post has gone unanswered. I've read all the posts to date. I'll put some comments in green. (9 replies)


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