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Posted 11 Oct 2016 at 10:12
So today at 47 after 6 months of poor health I decided to broach my GP about prostrate care.
It started with a blood test - PSA Levels
The form asks for gender. Female ticked with trans written underneath. GP was lovely explaining this disclosure.
Let's hope levels are normal
User
Posted 11 Oct 2016 at 12:58

Hi ELC1,


Good Luck with the PSA test. 


Hope the results are good for you.  If not, then we're here to help as much as we can with good advice.


Take care.


Steve

User
Posted 13 Oct 2016 at 21:40

Good luck

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User
Posted 14 Oct 2016 at 02:23

I hope the test result is fine. Lots of cooked tomatoes + garlic + some oily fish = good prostate care

"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards." Soren Kierkegaard
User
Posted 21 Oct 2016 at 17:10

Welcome ELC1


It's important that you do disclose your gender when being tested for prostate issues. HRT can alter the prostate, and finasteride, taken for male pattern baldness can lower the PSA reading. 


I hope it goes well for you.


 

 
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