psa

  1. Z

    High Testosterone and anxiety

    So I got some Of my labs back and the basics are my T was 1477 Free T-47 SHGB was 30 Hemocrit was 51 Hemoglobin was 17 IGF-1 was 180 PSA-0.6 this was done 24 hours after my last injection. I do 25mg everyday. But my question is, my anxiety has been a little on the higher side lately. I know...
  2. L

    Don't know where else to turn

    I have been following Nelson and Excelmale for many years and purchased his book about Testosterone a few years back. I really don't know who else to ask about this. I have been on test cyp 200mg/ml doing a once a week 1 ml deep thigh injection for about 8 years. I used to test out around 1100...
  3. Robotics

    Urgent* PSA Higher After coming off TRT!

    I have an appointment with my doctor tomorrow so urgent replies requested! My PSA rose to just above the range and was at 2.6 (max was 2.5). My doctor wanted to take me off TRT and see how it would react. I came off TRT and now it is at 3.0 months later. I do feel discomfort and pressure in...
  4. DragonBits

    Weird blood test results

    I often have a few surprises in my blood test results. Today's surprise was estradiol. I attached the last couple of blood test results, one from 1-7-2020 and one from 11/15/2019. Today, the surprise was pretty low E2 levels of 8.9 pg/mpwith a Total T of 650. (I tend to do blood test just...
  5. T

    PSA levels on TRT - SURVEY

    Curious to see what everyone’s PSA levels are like on TRT. State your age, pre TRT psa and free % levels and what changes you saw in the first year. Any abnormal spikes? 43 - pre trt psa 0.93 - 3 months into trt 0.77, free 45% - 1 year into trt up to 1.8. Retest pending as this result freaked...
  6. C

    Lowered PSA, 2.99 to 0.92, in Three Months

    As noted in other posts, my PSA leaped dramatically in a little over a year, 1.00 to 2.99. Though still below the magic number of 4.00, the velocity puzzled me and alarmed my doctors. My urologist in Toronto was using words and phrases like “biopsy,” and “suspending your TRT protocol for a...
  7. C

    SelectMDX Prostate Cancer Screening Rather Than Biopsy

    A “puzzling” velocity rise in my PSA over the last 15 months prompted my urologist to utter the word, “biopsy.” I responded, “SelectMDX,” the reasonably new, non-invasive urine test that tracks two bio-markers and can rule out prostrate cancer with an extremely high degree of certainty. We...
  8. Nelson Vergel

    Seven causes of a high PSA that are not cancer

    The prostate-specific antigen test is a blood test that measures levels of a protein the prostate gland produces. Men with prostate cancer usually have elevated levels of this protein, but heightened levels do not always mean cancer. Other health conditions may also cause prostate-specific...
  9. G

    Psa help...

    I am concerned with my recent labs on my PSA... MY pre-TRT PSA level was .7, after 8 weeks on TRT my PSA level came back .9, then 8 more weeks later my PSA level came back as 1.0... and my recent labs showed "low" Free PSA... at (20) But the doctor told me that since my total PSA was within...
  10. DragonBits

    The boron supremacy

    My recent experience with boron. I did blood tests on 1/5/2018, 2/20/2018 and 4/21/2018. The only thing I changed was taking the boron supplement late February. The first month I mixed up my own boron from 20 mule team borax, so I was probably taking 7-10 mg daily, since I would take a...
  11. M

    Blood Work In After Starting Test Cypionate Injections

    This month, on March 5th I began TRT via testosterone cypionate injections. On this day I was injected with 1cc containing 200mg of testosterone cypionate suspended in grape seed oil. The doctor gave me paperwork for a blood analysis and told me to have it done after waiting one full week from...
  12. G

    Lab work back on 100mgs of test a week... help.

    I have been on TRT for 8 weeks (100 mgs of testosterone a week) Very strange and concerning results... Total testosterone: 367 (less than when I started TRT???) Free testosterone: 66.8 pg/ml RANGE is 46 - 224 pg/mL (The same as pre TRT???) Bio-available testosterone: 144.5 ng/dl RANGE is...
  13. J

    Carnitine for PSA

    There seems to be some conflict on the web with regards to L-Carnitine and PSA levels. Some websites to avoid Carntine and others do not. One of my sport supplements Alpha Jym has 1500mg Acetyl L-Carnitine. Anyone hear this correlation?
  14. D

    3 Month Bloodwork - concerns

    I'm a lowish SHBG guy (~19 ref range 19.3-76.4) - started on gels with an endo with limited success and switched to Defy in April. Dr Saya's protocol is subq 44 mg of TestC + 300 IU of HCG 3x/week. Before starting BP normal ~120/83 hematocrit 47.5 (37.5-51.0) Hemoglobin 16.0 (12.6-17.7) PSA...
  15. J

    PSA over 5 and now off TRT

    Been on Test Cyp for 2 years and for the most part my dose has been consistently low. At a trough my T was 297. After complaining to my Uro that I was still fatigued and needing more sleep he bumped me to 180mg weekly from 150...every month i would be increased 10mg to gauge how I feel. Finally...
  16. R

    PSA levels & TRT

    I've been on TRT for one year now. About 1cc a week of Test. Everything has been awesome. My blood work every few months has shown in healthy and getting healthier. My GP recently asked me to do start a yearly checkup with a urologist. So I went to the Uro thinking everything is great when he...
  17. Nelson Vergel

    The federal panel that opposed prostate cancer screening just changed its mind

    An influential federal task force has dropped its controversial opposition to routine screening for prostate cancer and now says that men between the ages of 55 and 69 should discuss the test’s potential benefits and harms with their doctors and make decisions based on their own “values and...
  18. Nelson Vergel

    Frequently Asked Questions About PSA

    PSA These questions and answers are in addition to the frequently asked questions on this topic. They are archived questions and answers which were asked and answered on this website. Please read the FAQs on this topic before going through these Q&As. TAMULOSIN AND PSA: Will tamsulosin...
  19. P

    Slow Rising PSA Concern

    Hey guys just looking for some opinions here. If it matters, I just finished a 60 Day Cycle of MK-677, with modest IGF-1 gains, my test dosage has been increased from .4 to .5, all in all my blood work is pretty good and I feel great. I'm in my late 50's. My concern is my PSA which is on an...
  20. Nelson Vergel

    Interview with NYC urologist Dr. Michael Rotman

    Michael Rotman, MD, is a board-certified Urologist who offers his patients over two decades of expertise. He graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1997. Dr. Rotman is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, Mount Sinai Beth Israel and St Johns Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Rotman's...
  21. Nelson Vergel

    Article: Video: Testosterone Therapy - a 40 Year Perspective on Prostate Cancer

    Video: Testosterone - 40 Years of Data on Prostate Cancer This video is a presentation given by Dr. Abraham Morgentaler at the European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress, March 2016. Dr. Morgentaler is a distinguished researcher and clinician who serves as the Associate Clinical Professor...
  22. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone Gel vs 1 mg/d Anastrozole: Effect on Prostate Volume and PSA

    Effects of Transdermal Testosterone Gel or an Aromatase Inhibitor on Prostate Volume in older men Jenny Pena Dias1, Denise Melvin1, Michelle Shardell2, Luigi Ferrucci2, Chee W. Chia2, Mohsen Gharib3, Josephine M. Egan1, and Shehzad Basaria4 Abstract Context: Testosterone replacement is...
  23. Nelson Vergel

    Large studies that have found a benefit of PSA testing may be flawed

    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/26/opinion/the-problem-with-prostate-screening.html?_r=0 As many of you know, there has been a lot of controversy surrounding the use of PSA testing. Some large-scale studies have shown that PSA testing leads to unnecessary biopsies and risks in men. Now in this...
  24. C

    PSA Worry...

    Hello, I posted this on FB, Nelson asked me to post here, so here's what I posted: Hey guys! I a little paranoid about my PSA. They check it almost every time they check my T levels. It's been rising each time since '11. Started out at 1.6, then 1.9, the about three months ago, 2.1. Is that...
  25. C

    TRT and PSA Worry

    Hello, I posted this on FB, Nelson asked me to post here, so here's what I posted: Hey guys! I a little paranoid about my PSA. They check it almost every time they check my T levels. It's been rising each time since '11. Started out at 1.6, then 1.9, the about three months ago, 2.1. Is that...
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