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... You've already had some good and reassuring replies, but here are a few additional points to consider. ... (8 replies)
... And hi again back to you, David. I'll insert some comments in green. I would be happy to discuss this further or to help you get to the information on www.pubmed.gov. Take care, Jim (1 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)

... ing notes I took this morning. I was fortunate to hear one of our leading experts, Dr. Charles Myers, talk about prostate cancer to a support group this morning, and he was asked why PSA could sometimes be high despite a negative biopsy, similar to your situation. ... (13 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)
... I have a neophyte question about infection causing an increased PSA... Can this be an infection anywhere in the body, or would it have to be an infection of the prostate or the area around the prostate? ... (8 replies)
... I have read your posts and the responses to date. I'll add some comments in green. ... (24 replies)
... likely in my layman's view, that you have an infection that is waxing and waning, causing changes in the PSA level. A fluctuating PSA is a classic sign of infection, though it's possible there may also be cancer present. ... (5 replies)
... I've read through one key section where that surgeon who appears to be quite savvy is giving you a bit of very poor advice, and I'll address just that section here. That said, the surgeon no doubt thinks he's on top of that bit of technology. ... (31 replies)
... A testing can raise a "red flag" for you to look into what's going on, but it is not "specific" to prostate cancer...that means that other things can cause one's PSA level to rise, and elevated PSA does not specifically mean one has prostate cancer. ... (12 replies)
Worried in ny
Oct 6, 2009
... Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of the top institutions for prostate cancer research and treatment in the world. You will be in good hands! ... (5 replies)
... I'm responding to your first post that started this thread, and I'll put comments in green. ... (10 replies)
Psa 24
Nov 2, 2011
... Hi cactionalpha and welcome to the Board! ... (15 replies)
... it's time to be careful and act! ... (3 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)
... Thanks Jim...you helped me with great information a number of times. Update...my uro did a 4K blood test. Results were 96% in my favor. I'll take it. Thanks again. Hope that you're doing well. Bob (5 replies)
... inflammation waxes and wanes. ... (5 replies)
PSA problem.
Jan 19, 2016
... Sometimes, I do wake up at night more than once to pee. And I am finding it hard to hold my pee these days. If I feel I have to go then I have to go. My urine flow has been the same since I can remember. I dont dribble. ... (4 replies)
PSA Level
Jul 17, 2011
... From my now savvy layman's viewpoint, but with no enrolled medical education, I suspect that you have a waxing and waning prostate infection rather than prostate cancer. I'll insert some comments in green. ... (1 replies)
... That decrease in your PSA from 4.87 last year to 3.93 is very encouraging. ... (76 replies)


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