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I have a 14 PSA - is that considered high and what should I…

I have a 14...

I have a 14 PSA - is that considered high and what should I do

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

Just peeing often and difficult at times

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No - I have had this for a ling time and slowly getting worse

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I haven't received a response yet

have you had a biopsy?

how old are you?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I was expecting a response from you?????
Have a negative biopsy about 10 years ago - I am almost 76

how high was it when you had a biopsy?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Can't remember - I would say 8 - 10

Ok. So this is probably nothing then

If your PSA went up this amount over 10 years then I wouldn't worry too much

I would see a urologist for an exam but I don't think you need a biopsy

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
What about my vert frequent peeing -= can anything be done?

Yes, do you take any meds for it?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No I don't. Also there are times especially when I have a cold, that I can barely pee - or it takes a very long time and does not empty very well

You should be on meds my friend

ask your Dr for jalyn

it will help a TON

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I have never heard of it but everything else my doctor has suggested seems to have big side effects - what about jalyn?

not too many dizziness if you stand up too fast

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You have 3 options

1)do nothing and live as you are

2)try medicine like jalyn

3)go for surgery

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Do you know anything about laser surgery or other to reduce/remove the enlarged prostate

Yes, the green light laser?

don't waste your time. It lasts about 2 years

I'm telling you sir that you should take jalyn

it will last for 10 years probably

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I will check it out.
Are you a Urologist?

no I'm an internist

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