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... There is some day to day variation in PSA, and that might account for the decrease. However, it's good news that the PSA is not increasing at a rapid clip and may be increasing only slowly if at all. ... (27 replies)
Update: robotic RP
Apr 24, 2008
... of patients experience "a temporary rise in PSA after first having a decline in PSA after completion of brachytherapy. ... (10 replies)
... Hubby was declined for an insurance physical at age 49 with a PSA 4. ... (7 replies)

... Hi Hanu, I agree with Guamjohn's post. I'll add a bit more to this excerpt from your first post. Jim (11 replies)
... Repeat biopsies are one often used approach, along with monitoring the PSA every few months to a half year or year, but there are certain tests that also provide useful clues. ... (1 replies)
PSA changes
Jun 8, 2007
... He has not had surgery. The week suggestion was related to the time just before drawing blood for a repeat PSA. ... (12 replies)
High PSA
Jul 21, 2010
... It is possible if your high PSA is caused by inflammation or infection. Usually the urologist will order another PSA test after 3 weeks of Cipro. My PSA did not come down. ... (3 replies)
... days of your PSA test, or if your doctor performed a DRE prior to the taking of blood for the test, your PSA reading could be higher than otherwise. So for subsequent PSA tests, keep this in mind. ... (10 replies)
... I'm not sure by how much, but maybe the doctor can say. In any event, this shouldn't change much in your treatment profile. You can always repeat the PSA test if that information is considered important in your treatment plan, but why not wait and see the results and talk to the doctors at Florida Proton. ... (36 replies)
... g for this board that we have a physician participating. I have come to realize that physicians typically have as much difficulty with the diagnosis as the rest of us. I dearly hope that you will continue to participate, and I hope you won't mind discussing some issues. ... (9 replies)
... I read your post regarding the 3 or 6 mo. PSA testing. I'm the one who had the PCA3 plus test performed recently. Like you I became concerned with the rising numbers, then a dip etc. ... (26 replies)
... that it may be a result of inflammation resulting from BPH symptoms and wants to retest psa in a couple of months. He also has prescribed Flomax to assist the prostate with related BPH symptoms which may be pushing up the PSA. ... (36 replies)
Change of life
May 23, 2010
... I would like to join White Lightning in welcoming you to the board! Yes, all of us would rather not have a reason to have joined, but we are a good group. ... (19 replies)
PSA Jump at 37
Jul 26, 2010
... I am 37 and recently had a scare due to my PSA jump. ... (0 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Jun 25, 2010
... As of this moment, Dale and JohnT have both provided responses that should help you a lot. ... (35 replies)
... free PSA test about 3 months from the recent one. While the increase from 3 to 5 could be significant, getting another one would be good. ... (3 replies)
... Today I met the Urologist to say my mpMRI was negative. His recommendation is to now have shorter intervals for the PSA monitoring. Every 3 months and if the PSA remians elevated to repeat a biopsy. He told me I did have a large prostate and will have to live the symptoms of BPH. No imflamation or infection was evident. ... (36 replies)
... My husband did 40 sessions of radiation and we did his Psa two weeks after the sessions. His Psa was 0.6. Six months later his Psa is 7.2. We were told it is probably a bounce and we will repeat it Psa again in two weeks. What happens next if he still has cancer. ... (27 replies)
... colds, flu like lethargy, allergic responses, chronic dry cough, and epidiymitis in left testicle. I have started a 10 day regimen of CIPRO. Doctor thinks the symptoms are coincidental to the biopsy. ... (3 replies)
... He suggested a repeat of the PSA and we followed suit. ... (27 replies)

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