prostate level of 65? no cancer?
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An_245012 posted:
I am wondering if anyone can explain how my father can have a psa level of 65, 13 biopsy all came back benign. every time he goes for the psa test it just keeps getting higher and higher his last known level was at a 65,and the doctor is scratching his head and cant figure it out.My father does have diabetes and is a tall man,maybe that can help in figuring out what is wrong.
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7chris responded:
High psa levels can also be produced by an enlarged prostate. If your father is tall and over sixty, his prostate may be larger than average and this can interfere with the flow of urine, but PSA levels are poorly understood. Knowing how slowly most prostate cancers develop, I would recommend watch and wait. If there is not sign of cancer, I'd stop worrying. I'm afraid I can't answer the diabetes connection, except that diabetes is known for organ degeneration
 
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Fairwind responded:
It took 3 biopsies before they found mine...If necessary, a saturation biopsy can be performed to find hidden cancers..Has he been put on antibiotics to rule out infection?