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Urine Infection With High Psa
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Urine infection with high psa ( 5 at begining of urine infection then 13 week later ) pain in end of penis and at rectum had prostititis twice prev?
Inflammation: There are several factors that will increase a psa level including infections of the bladder and prostate. Infections in these organs will cause the psa to rise and give a false positive reading. After adequate treatment, a followup psa level should be obtained in 4 to 6 weeks. If the level is still abnormal, then a biopsy may be needed but may be monitored if the psa is lowering. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Do you mean positive "leu or lue"? In your clinical context, I assumed you meant leu -leucocyte or wbc. If so, it suggests some forms of inflammatory process inside somewhere of urinary tract. Clinically, yours may be prostate- &/or bladder-related; as well, you're developing prostate-related symptoms which will slowly worsen over time even under taking prostate -relaxing or shrinking drugs. Ask.. ...Read more
My uncle has a large prostate of 42 gm.he had an urinary infection in the last month (blood came with urine) his PSA test says 4.51.what is danger?
Needs further tests: The blood in the urine would need complete urinary tract evaluation:a CTscan with contrast of the abdomen and pelvis. If the cause of the blood is not seen then he should have cystoscopy. Urinary infection could be from many causes but an enlarged obstructing prostate is a common cause,especially when there is a high residual urine checked by bladder ultrasound. Have him follow up with urologist. ...Read more
I have taken blood sample psa level is 7. When i pass urine I am having buring sensation some time kindky advice me psa level is normal?
Not normal: Normal psa is under 4. That's doesn't meant the burning is related to it though. It could be totally unrelated. Go see your doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more
Probably: A blood test with a psa of 6.7 is hi. But other factors need to be taken into account such as your age, overall health, and your 10 year life expectancy. If you are young anf healthy, then a biopsy is usually recommended. As an alternative, active monitoring of the blood in 3 months is also an option but you must closely monitor the psa as it may signify prostate cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had epididymitis in left testicle 2 weeks ago, a follow up now shows a level 8 on PSA urine test, 50 yr. old, is this common.
Here are some ...: Epidiymitis at 50 is more likely related with UTI, which, in turn, is usually related with bladder outlet obstruction. Then PSA elevation may be UTI/protattitis-related; usually, a detailed Hx + urinalysis with/without urine culture + reviewing serial PSA in the past will generate a reliable Dx. If not with/without abnormal digital rectal exam on prostate, prostate US / Bx is advised. Ask Doc... ...Read more
Three month before I have urinary infection my psa 7.Now i taken free/total psa 1.O7 free psa o.089 % free/total psa 8.31% advice me as i req biopsy?
Numbers are confusin: If you had an UTI and psa was 7 , first why did they get a psa second is it 3 mo after the infection and what is the psa how does the prostate feel. ...Read more
Psa is a protein made in the prostate gland that functions to liquefy sperm. It is a serine protease made by both normal and malignant prostate glands. Commonly used as a screening test for prostate cancer, the psa test is widely used to detect which men would benefit from a prostate biopsy as well as detect cancer recurrence in men who have been ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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