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My boyfriend has an enlarged prostate(psa17)he had surgery three months ago to shrink it (microwave)and his psa went down to 11but is now back up ?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology
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In brief: Irrelevant

The psa often goes up after any injury or inflammation to the prostate.
This has no bearing on prostate cancer risk however.

In brief: Irrelevant

The psa often goes up after any injury or inflammation to the prostate.
This has no bearing on prostate cancer risk however.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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In brief: Other conditions

Psa elevation are usually seen in cancer of prostate, but however other conditions like inflammation also will have elevated levels of psa, if persists your urologist may repeat the biopsy.
Need to be followed by urologist.

In brief: Other conditions

Psa elevation are usually seen in cancer of prostate, but however other conditions like inflammation also will have elevated levels of psa, if persists your urologist may repeat the biopsy.
Need to be followed by urologist.
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: PSA 17 TO 11

You did not say how old your boy friend is.
Psa of 17 and enlarged prostate will make us think.Did he have biopsy of the prostate and was it positive or negative for prostate cancer.His psa is still 11, without double guessing the urologists who are treating him, he should discuss these questions from the urologist.He definitely needs if not already done biopsy and proper therapy based on that.

In brief: PSA 17 TO 11

You did not say how old your boy friend is.
Psa of 17 and enlarged prostate will make us think.Did he have biopsy of the prostate and was it positive or negative for prostate cancer.His psa is still 11, without double guessing the urologists who are treating him, he should discuss these questions from the urologist.He definitely needs if not already done biopsy and proper therapy based on that.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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