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I am 10 years after radical prostatectomy

Posted by @USR_chd885258, Nov 9, 2015

I am 10 years after RP.Since then I have been testing my PSA level every 6 month and it was

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Hi @USR_chd885258,
Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. It looks like your message was cut off mid-stream. You were saying that you had a radical prostatectomy 10 years ago. And your PSA levels have changed recently?

@colleenyoung

Hi @USR_chd885258,
Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. It looks like your message was cut off mid-stream. You were saying that you had a radical prostatectomy 10 years ago. And your PSA levels have changed recently?

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Hello Collen,
Thank you for your prompt reply. As I wrote in my last message I had RP 10 years ago and I have been tested my PSA level since then every 6 months. The results until the last one was

@colleenyoung

Hi @USR_chd885258,
Welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. It looks like your message was cut off mid-stream. You were saying that you had a radical prostatectomy 10 years ago. And your PSA levels have changed recently?

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The levels of my PSA over the last 10 years were 0.004 checked every 6 mionths the last one was 0.01. Do I have to worry? What do I have to do?

Your question is a good one.

Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Todd B. Nippoldt answered a similar question “What causes PSA levels to increase after prostate removal due to prostate gland enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia)?” Here is his answer http://www.mayoclinic.org/prostate-cancer/expert-answers/faq-20058463

Sounds like scheduling an appointment with your doctor might be a good next step. What do you think?

@colleenyoung

Your question is a good one.

Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Todd B. Nippoldt answered a similar question “What causes PSA levels to increase after prostate removal due to prostate gland enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia)?” Here is his answer http://www.mayoclinic.org/prostate-cancer/expert-answers/faq-20058463

Sounds like scheduling an appointment with your doctor might be a good next step. What do you think?

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Thanks, That what I am going to do-meeting my doctor.

Great! Keeping my fingers crossed for you. Feel free to check back in here when you have some answers.

Thanks? I’ll be in touch

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