The other thing to keep in mind, and you will find in various internet posts that irritaion of the prostate will also cause a rise in psa. Prostatitis, or BPH or other things that may be causing your oither symptoms, could also be causing your PSA increase.
I'm saying this to help put your mind at ease a little until the doctor has a definitive diagnosis. Rising PSA doesn't always mean prostate cancer, particularly at your low levels. Keep on learning about
PSA and other prostate issues, keep seeing your doctors, and wait and see what they say. Second opinions are a good idea in this world as well.
Stress and worry are counterproductive at this point. Just relax a little and see how all of these symptoms, diagnostic tests, and diagnosis play out.
Good luck, and stay with us here !
Age 58, PSA 4.47 Biopsy - 2/12 cores , Gleason 4 + 5 = 9
Da Vinci, Cleveland Clinic 4/14/09 Nerves spared, but carved up a little.
0/23 lymph nodes involved pT3a NO MX
Catheter and 2 stints in ureters for 2 weeks due to anatomical issues with location of ureters with respect to bladder neck. Try 3 tubes where no tubes are supposed to be for 2 weeks !
Neg Margins, bladder neck negative
Living the Good Life, cancer free 6 week PSA <.03
3 month PSA <.01 (different lab)
5 month PSA <.03 (undetectable)