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... I too had a challenging case, fairly similar to what you outline, and I have become a huge believer in the value of such patient empowerment! ... (3 replies)
... For my father's high PSA value, the Urologist told him that it could be prostate cancer and ordered a MRI. ... (44 replies)
PSA Readings
Jul 7, 2009
... In Sept 08, on an annual physical exam, by mistake my GP had ordered a PSA test along with a bunch of usual tests. Turns out that my PSA reading was 4.01 which was way too high for somebody of my age. ... (1 replies)

... My laymans' impression is that your father has no cancer, but the results to date do not rule out any stage of cancer, though they do make it even less likely. ... (44 replies)
... I have been having a good amount of groin pain and thought I had a hernia but doctor said no, so I thought I should get the PSA to get a baseline. It turned out to be 4.4. I saw a urologist who examined me and said DRE was "fine". ... (1 replies)
... is useful in diagnosis of prostate carcinoma". ... (44 replies)
... There are a lot of questions about this topic on this board, and it's helpful to learn what our doctors are learning about it. ... (2 replies)
... I will certainly ask the questions you described in your reply to my father's Urologist this week. I will ask about DRE and repeat PSA testing and probably a newer antibiotic for his bacterial infection. ... (44 replies)
... See uro as frequent urination continuing. First PSA 1. ... (7 replies)
... please keep in mind that your father probably does not have cancer. If he does, and if it is high grade with an elevated PSA due to that and not to infection, the biopsy is more likely to find it because there will be more of it. ... (44 replies)
... The Urologist will measure PSA again tomorrow and will also perform a biopsy. He told my father that he needs to investigate why PSA is so high. ... (44 replies)
... I bet you have a center close that does MRI guided pSA....All my biopsies were done in the office...not that painful ...a bit more blood than I expected. Your PSA has not doubled in 2 maybe he will want to repeat the PSA ...add a pSA free...or whatever you said.... ... (6 replies)
... Hi again Hanu, I'll insert some comments in your earlier update (of 9/18) in green. You're welcome. Take care, Jim :wave: (11 replies)
... usband began having prostate symptoms, having to urinate almost every half hour, never feeling completely relieved, dribbling, etc. He saw a urologist who did a PSA test. It came back at 29.7! Just a year before, it was at 1. We knew there is always great cause for concern when the number increases so rapidly. ... (5 replies)
... ther is 81 years old and lives alone. He was diagnosed with Recurrent Urethral Stricture in 2001 by his Urologist. He was on Tamsulosin and Darifenacin for a lot of years and was fine until Sept 2016, when he had pain in the entire penis shaft and part of his pelvis just above the penis. ... (44 replies)
... Now as I wrote earlier he has increase in his PSA level from .3 to 1. ... (11 replies)
PSA Level
May 9, 2008
... The increase in PSA could be a sign of a problem, and one cannot know for sure without a biopsy. But there could be reasons for the increase in PSA that might suggest nothing at all is abnormal now. ... (20 replies)
... repeat the psa after 3 and 6 months. You need to go get another opinion. Your psa went up almost 2 points in a year, that is cause for concern. Did you get to see your uro? ... (6 replies)
... yes I did have the PSA after the DRE. I will be sure to avoid that in the future. ... (15 replies)
... I hope you are doing well! Thank you again for all of your insightful answers so far!! ... (44 replies)

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