Prostate Tests: More results

A few months ago, I visited my uroligist again.  My DRE was unchanged from previous visits.  I did report some minor symptoms for the first time.  An extra overnight trip to urinate now and then, for example.  Every once in a while, the flow just aint what it used to be.  He said there’s probably no need for treatment at this point, but if things worsen, I would consider something like Avodart, Proscar or Flomax.  He also said that since my PSA has risen slightly, I should continue monitoring it every 6 months.

On the plus side, I had another PSA test this week, as I was due for a cholesterol lipid panel blood test.  The level was 2.79, well within my range over the last few years.

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