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... FDA approved urine test to aid in the decision whether or not a man needs a biopsy when he has a PSA in the 2 to 10 range. ... (3 replies)
Its back
Jul 31, 2020
... I would hold off on radiation at least until your PSA rose to .04, which is a quite solid but not completely conclusive indicator of recurrence in the context of a rising trend, or arguably even a bit higher. ... (8 replies)
... chance of finding mets when your serum PSA level is below 0. ... (13 replies)

... not enough payoff yet beyond the value contributed by the other parameters. ... (44 replies)
... r the MRI and biopsy. No PSA's were done after March 2018. The Urologist told my father that his penis shaft pain will slowly recede and he will only measure his PSA in October 2019 as he is otherwise doing fine. ... (44 replies)
Max PSA Level
Aug 13, 2009
... I've heard that UTIs can raise PSA all by themselves to around 50, but I don't know how common that is. ... (11 replies)
... Does it make more sense to check PSA in the coming weeks in another lab rather than wait until June 21? ... (44 replies)
... s have been given for my father for his bacterial infection. He will probably be discharged tomorrow. The Urologist will mostly see my father in a month and test PSA again. ... (44 replies)
... On March 17, a urine test was done for my father which showed the elevated PSA of 11. ... (44 replies)
... and that typically affects PSA. In fact, infection can affect PSA a lot and fast. It can drive PSA to very high levels. Then, when the infection wanes, the PSA often drops back to normal levels, only to climb again when the infection becomes more active again. ... (44 replies)
... ml. The norm for a healthy prostate in the US is in the range of about 25 to 30. However, after treatment, it can be much smaller. Mine decreased from mildly enlarged down to 15 after treatments. ... (44 replies)
... Yes, unfortunately, that .11 PSA result is relevant, as it shows that your PSA is not somewhere in the range below what that lab's test can detect with its lower limit of . ... (3 replies)
... You will get a better handle on your PSADT after the next PSA test. Since it is such a key indicator, be sure it's done with the same brand of PSA test at the same lab. I hope you see no change, or even a lower figure. ... (16 replies)
... One of the variables that would have to be determined to consider not doing a biopsy is the prostate volume. While a DRE is of some value, that measurement would require an ultrasound or an MRI. So, there would be some additional imaging to help determine the necessity of performing a biopsy. (12 replies)
... thats for your doc and you to decide. i had two positive cores with only 1mm cancer in each. WAY WAY early stage. my psa was only 1.45. they recommended a follow up biopsy at 12 months. needless to say, i got a second opinion. the second uro advised removal. ... (8 replies)
... read to the bones to be detectable. You may have already had that done, though it is so often negative, even if the case is intermediate risk, that it's initial value is questionable. However, after a surgery that does not virtually eliminate PSA, it's worth increases. ... (5 replies)
... more than that value can be considered normal, which could give you an upper bound of 11. ... (37 replies)
... up had blood test done and the results indicated PSA level of 3. ... (8 replies)
... to inflammation to PCa. To complicate matters, PCa can coexist with other conditions, making the diagnosis of cancer harder. However, after primary treatment PSA becomes a superb specific indicator of existing and growing benign and malignant prostate cells. ... (4 replies)
... I'm thinking with your doctor that you probably took the PSA too soon, but that level of 0.428 after 4 weeks and a starting point probably between 2.4 and 0.43 is puzzling. ... (13 replies)




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