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    AST, ALT, and PSA results

    Just got my bloods back. I need some expert advice.

    My AST and ALT were high. 105 and 127 respectively.
    I did have diarrhea for about a week and major stomachs noise going on. I do not think that would cause anything, but I am not sure. I went off cycle about 3 weeks prior to bloods. My liver should have been good. I did take NAC the night before, but I donít think that would effect it. TUDCA May but I wasnít taking TUDCA.

    My PSA was also climbing. It was 3.2 about 4 months earlier. It was 4.3. The only thing I can think of is I have cancer again. I was having issues with my prostrate when I was high test (1.5 g).

    My other tests came out good, although that may be irrelevant. Thyroid ( which was removed) is exactly where we want it.

    I have my conclusions, but I would like to hear from the experts that know much more than me.


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    Iím no expert just have some experience with digestive issues as in an autoimmune disease, ulcerative colitis. When have flare up, liver enzymes and C relative protein increase due to inflammation. They travel in the same direction together.

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    My AST and ALT were high. 105 and 127 respectively.
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    Well, Dr surprised me.... he said to go back in three months and get AST and ALP checked. I was expecting that he was going to tell me that I was on my last legs and this was huge.
    PSA he recommended that I see my urologist.


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    good luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Deadlifting Dog View Post
    good luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Deadlifting Dog View Post
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    At the urologist now. LOL


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cylon357 View Post
    Prostatitis is a possibility, hit it with a round of doxycycline or other antibiotic.

    Mine recurs often, maybe one a year, and when it does the doc is just like 'here is your script '

    GP doc should have been able to do the DRE to evaluate without going to urologist. I get the 'swollen but smooth' result - that's the one you want.

    You also need your free psa % to better evaluate your risk of prostate cancer.

    You might be a candidate for finasteride with as much gear as you run. It works well for some, though I won't touch it again except in microdoses and there isn't another viable option.

    In short, without knowing your specific medical history, I would think the likelihood of prostate cancer isn't high but possible. But I'm no doc, just a dude with a wonky prostate...
    Damn man. I learned more reading your response than I have on my own. I love responses like these because I can now go and do targeted research.
    I am getting a MRI- pending authorization from my insurance.
    The good thing about the MRI is they accomplish a targeted biopsy at the same session if they find anything irregular.
    I also have a family history with prostrate cancer. Mother and sister were also lost to cancer. You can understand my edginess when there is even a remote possibility cancer plus I already had it once and my thyroid was removed.


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    Two Non-Cancerous Causes for Higher PSA

    urologists have long known that prostate inflammation may cause PSA to be elevated,

    We also found that the odds of having a clinically elevated PSA were greater among men with higher testosterone levels.


    https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/brad...for-higher-psa

    I am willing to bet that most steroids would raise PSA. (just a guess... I am no doctor.) Or maybe just ones that convert to DHT or are DHT derivatives???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cylon357 View Post
    Prostatitis is a possibility, hit it with a round of doxycycline or other antibiotic.

    Mine recurs often, maybe one a year, and when it does the doc is just like 'here is your script '

    GP doc should have been able to do the DRE to evaluate without going to urologist. I get the 'swollen but smooth' result - that's the one you want.

    You also need your free psa % to better evaluate your risk of prostate cancer.

    You might be a candidate for finasteride with as much gear as you run. It works well for some, though I won't touch it again except in microdoses and there isn't another viable option.

    In short, without knowing your specific medical history, I would think the likelihood of prostate cancer isn't high but possible. But I'm no doc, just a dude with a wonky prostate...
    Cipro does the trick for me. Prostatitis is terrible; especially if it becomes chronic. Fortunately, my bouts seemed to be acute.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cylon357 View Post
    @Charger69, how did things turn out for you? Good, bad, ugly?
    Well, the liver I am supposed to retake in 3 months.. not happening. I have a competition coming upon that time frame. Dr did not seemed too concerned so I am taking NAC daily now and TUDCA.

    The MRI is near the end of the month for the prostrate. I was incorrect. If I have something questionable. Then I will have to go back and get a biopsy.

    I am starting my cutting cycle. Anything I need to be careful of for the biopsy? I am planning on cycling like any other competition.


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