A member asked:

Psa was, 74 6 months ago now.84. is that something to worry abt. considering i had radiation for prostate cancer almost 5 years ago.

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Dr. Chad Levitt answered

Specializes in Radiation Oncology

Possibly normal: It looks like you had a decimal point before the numbers, so i'm assuming that both of these values are less than one. Depending on what the psa values have been up until now, hopefully trending downwards and not up, a .1 or less variation can b normal due to a variety of factors. If u or your md are concerned u could check again in 3 months as a short interval. Likely nothing to worry about.

Answered 12/30/2014

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Dr. Howard Adler answered

Specializes in Urology

Not necessarily: A change of 0.74 to 0.84 is not a terribly big jump in six months. You should continue to have the psa checked by your urologist. If the psa continues to rise, your urologist will determine if any further testing and/or treatment is indicated.

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