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Jan 31, 2011
"Thank you for your question. With respect to the wait time between biopsy and treatment, a period of 4-6 weeks is advised to prior to surgical treatment. This is to reduce any possible complications related to the biopsy such as bleeding..."
Jan 11, 2011
"Thank you for your question. Have you had previous negative prostate biopsy? - Dr. Ash Tewari"
Dec 20, 2010
"Thank you for your question. CTC tests are for assessment of progression of metastatic disease, rather than the presence of metastatic disease. The cause of a PSA rise needs to be addressed prior to making an assessment on the progressio..."
Dec 20, 2010
"Thank you for your question. What you are describing is consistent with the condition Orchialgia, or chronic testicular pain. Testicular pain may be caused by injury, infection, trauma, torsion, cancer, or as a side-effect of surgery (va..."
Nov 14, 2010
"Is there a related question to your pathology report? AKT"
Nov 14, 2010
"Thank you for your question. Severe testicular pain should be treated as a medical emergency. The main concern being testicular torsion. Ultrasound and physical exam are warranted. Various conditions can lead to. Some of the conditions a..."
Nov 14, 2010
"Thank you for your question. A high free PSA has an inverse relationship with risk of positive biopsy. That is the higher the free PSA > 25% usually indicates BPH and lower free PSA < 7% usually indicates prostate cancer. Prostate bi..."
Nov 14, 2010
"Thank you for your question. Permanent incontinence after prostatectomy is usually not an issue for an experienced surgeon. In my experience most patient return to full continence within 6-8 weeks following surgery. To understand the ..."
Oct 25, 2010
"Thank you for your question. Prostate utricle cysts are due to dilatation of the prostatic utricle. Utricle cysts may contain cancer (e.g. endomernial carcinoma, clear cell carcinoma, or squamous cell carcinoma). Kindest regards, A..."
Oct 25, 2010
"Thank you for your question. Firstly, the prostate is the walnut shaped gland in men located between the bladder and the urethra. It is involved in the liquefaction of the male ejaculate. The organ is made up of secretory cells (or gl..."