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greg from pa
Posts: 86
Joined: Jun 2010

hello all. new to this board.. i am  two and a half year head and neck cancer survivor.  routine 51 year old psa test came back at 25 ,1 week later came back at 41.   have urologist appt tomarrow.  have been told prostate biopsies are painfull and can have lasting side affects.  nervous about this.  i have been on levothroxine therapy. the dose was recently increased by 50 percent. has anyone heard of this possibly increasing psa/  thanxs   greg

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ralph.townsend1
Posts: 350
Joined: Feb 2012

Some people have very little pain with biopsies. My experience was that the shot to deaden the area hurt me worst than the biopsies.

Yes I was sore for a couple days, and it was in the past.

Get it done and get it in the past.

Rainbo
Posts: 10
Joined: Mar 2013

Hi - please let us know how you did?  Hugs and wishing you the best

greg from pa
Posts: 86
Joined: Jun 2010

hi rainbo thanx for reply .have biopsy test on 3/20   decided to do what i have to do     will get results april 11   thanks for asking  greg

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