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I am 71 years old. Lately, my PSA increased. On 2/13/18 was…

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I am 71 years...

I am 71 years old. Lately, my PSA increased. On 2/13/18 was 6.2, and on 3/8/18 was 7.5. Lately, I get up at night 2-4 times to urinate. I have no pain in my prostate. I am not taking any medications for prostate, but I am taking for blood disorder Jakafy 15mg a day and Aspirin 81mg a day. Two years ago I had surgery Uro Lift for BPH problem. I have appointment with my Urologist (David Shusterman) next week. My question: What should I do next? What test beside Biopsy I can take, to find out, if no cancer in my prostate? What medication or Nutrient should I take to lower PSA. If you have any information to read: Send me to:***@******.*** Thanks, Arkady

Doctor's Assistant: Is the condition chronic, or acute?

Chronic.

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Urologist: Dr. David, MD replied 4 months ago
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Urologist: Dr. David, MD replied 4 months ago

biopsy is the only test which tells for sure if you have prostate cancer or not

all other tests are estimations

why don't you want a prostate biopsy

your PSA levels are not very high.

you can ask your doctor for a parametric 3 tesla prostate MRI scan which can look at your prostate gland for possible signs or hints of cancer.

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