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PSA going up after prostate removal
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PSA going up after prostate removal

I had my prostrate removed in November 2007.  First PSA was taken three months later, came in at 0.1
Then 3 months later at 0.1  - I held off on the third PSA level test by 7 months. Not sure why, busy, I guess. Well, I just heard from the lab today the new level is 0.4.

Should I expect the worse is happening. My doctor mentioned that my cancer during surgery was near the margin. I'm going back to him within the month. Is that soon enough? I feel great. No pain. I've lost some weight - 28 lbs since Nov/07.  A slow loss, nothing quick. My pee looks normal. My flow is fine. I still leak if I sneeze or laugh hard.
Erections need Viagra to get fully hard.

Any insight would be much appreciated. Tim in Florida
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Thank you for your question. Are your PSA exams being performed at the same facility every time? What was your pathology staging and gleason grade?

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