How long before symptoms return after having PAE ?

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How long before symptoms return after having PAE ?

PSA starts Rising Do you need to return For Biopsies again ?

After my procedure my PSA went down to 2.1 now slowly climbing

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    I too have had a PSA but it was to reduce the growth of my prostate and reduce its pressure on my bladder. It was not intended to alter my PSA readings which I would propose to monitor via MRI scans rather than hit and miss needle biopsies. What leads you in your direction?

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    Normal PSA is a math calculation using volume / density measurements. Either Urologist dont know this or they want to ignore (that is refuse to that notice of or acknowledge, disregard intentionally). I think we will all say they do not usually measure either one so they don't really know what is a high PSA Score for any certain individual. But they sure like to recommend those blind biopsy's at an average of $1,100 each to your insurance. Last year they did over 1,400,000 biopsies. Multiply that by $1,100 and tell me how good a market that is for a 10 minute procedure? I never had a single SKU (product) that was over a billion and a half market in my industry. Imagine, that is only one "in office" procedure!

    Get a 3 T MRI. It will tell a specialized Interventional Radiologist your volume, the density, and if you have any cancerous lesions that need a focused single needle biopsy. Now you will also knowledgeable about what is a normal PSA for you individual gland. A prostate that is the size of a baseball should have a lot higher PSA score than one the size of a walnut. But they somehow fail to mention this?

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    My Uro wanted to a needle biopsy even AFTER a negative MRI. She said her practice "wouldn't let her do a TURP" without it. I said good cuz I don't want a TURP.

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