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Latest PSA reading concern

Posted 20 Oct 2017 at 09:27
I had a robotic radical prostatectomy in 2015

Periodic PSA blood tests ever since have shown a level of <0.01

Latest test has shown a level of 0.01 ie.without the <

Is this anything to be concerned about ?

Posted 20 Oct 2017 at 14:11
I wouldn't think that this is anything to be concerned about as normally anything below 0.1 is deemed to be undetectable and so 0.01 is nothing. My understanding is that the accepted guidelines are that a PSA of 0.2 is usually when further treatment is considered.

This might just be a typing error but even if the reading is accurate it is such a tiny variance as to be insignificant

All the best


Edited by member 20 Oct 2017 at 15:43  | Reason: Not specified

Posted 20 Oct 2017 at 14:22

Thanks for your response.....feel better now
Kind regards

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