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Psa jumped to 2.4
bluecat4281 posted:
My psa has never came down sense i had my treatment its been sense last sept and it was 4.6 after treatment went to 1.9 second 1.7 and my thrid went to 2.4 is this something i need to be concerned about???
Basir U Tareen, MD responded:
I'm assuming you had Radiation therapy of some kind? I would speak to the treating doctor to explain further, but in many cases there is something called "PSA bounce" which he can discuss with you. Only time will tell if this rise is real or just artifact.
bluecat4281 replied to Basir U Tareen, MD's response:
Thank you!!! For the reply.... Thats what my Doc said too....My psa is 2,9 now so i sure am hoping that is what's going on...... I'm a young man 48....


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