Good questions. I’m kind of new myself to this topic. However others that have lots more knowledge than I, are going to make comments. I can only tell you what I would do. I am not a physician but if my 34 year old son came home and told me he had a PSA of 1.9 I’d have him in a urologist office ASAP; but remembering that it is not an emergency. As a matter of fact my youngest brother just found out that he has a 4.9 psa at age 47 and is going to see a urologist in December. The good news for you is that your answer is shortly coming to you as you have a new result Wednesday if I understand your post. Follow the advice of your urologist. Always consider getting a second opinion. Please post back and keep us in the loop.
Your Q: So on my last PSA test I had sex with in 16hrs, does this mean that the test is no good and should I take another regarless of results?
A: Ejaculating within 16 hours of having a PSA test definitely influenced (raised) the results. The only controversy about this fact is how much of an influence it had, and how long you should abstain prior to having your next PSA...some say 2-days, others say 3-days. I'd play it smart this time...no sex, no bike riding, no uber strenuous workouts 3 days before your next one. Toss this one out.
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