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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?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
In brief: Possible
Urinary tract infections (UTI) in men and prostatitis may be associated with elevated psa.
If my index of suspicion is low for prostate cancer, i usually treat the infection and then recheck psa 2-3 weeks later and if still above normal, again in 2-3 weeks. If still elevated, i request urology consult. If back to normal, no follow up is indicated.

In brief: Possible
Urinary tract infections (UTI) in men and prostatitis may be associated with elevated psa.
If my index of suspicion is low for prostate cancer, i usually treat the infection and then recheck psa 2-3 weeks later and if still above normal, again in 2-3 weeks. If still elevated, i request urology consult. If back to normal, no follow up is indicated.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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