Understanding PSA – I_D_1

Understanding PSA

Your PSA level may be falsely elevated. This means that although your PSA level is above normal, there is a good chance that you do not have prostate cancer.

Contact your doctor. You may need antibiotic treatment if you have evidence of a urinary tract infection or prostatitis. You should also talk to your doctor about repeating your PSA test in 1-2 months. If your repeat PSA level returns to normal (less than four), this is excellent news. If your PSA test remains elevated, further evaluation is probably needed. Your options include

  • referral to a urologist (prostate specialist)
  • measuring your “free” PSA level — This special way of testing your PSA level may help to decide if a prostate biopsy is needed. High levels of free PSA are reassuring, while low levels are worrisome for cancer.

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  1. Poke

    yeah, for me herbal medicine to treat prostatitis will be also first choice.

  2. Denny

    some antibiotics are associated with a wide extent of adverse side effects ranging from mild to very severe depending on the type of antibiotic used and the individual patient. why not try a herbal medicine called Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill. it’s natural and safe. i got relief after this kind of medicine.

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