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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am 52 yrs old, a week back i saw traces of blood in semen, consulted the doctor, PSA was 2.96 no abnormalities in us scan pus cells were greater 50 and erythrocytes was also greater 50 I was administered Norflox T2 I have finished the course but still see traces of blood in semen pl advise
Doctor :   Do you have any problem while passing urine?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   PSA levels of 2.9 is in the upper limit of normal.
Doctor :   A high levels can indicate a prostrate anamoly.
Doctor :   Presence of blood in the semen can occur due to infection or alternatively due to prostrate problems.
Doctor :   From your description, and evaluation of the reports, its likely that infection is responsible for the symptoms
User :   but the upper limit seems to be 3.50 and my doctor said it is due to urinary track infection traces of blood in urine was also found
User :   prostate was of normal size i.e. 2.7x2.7x3.9cms (15 gms)
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If prostrate size has been looked, then you need not worry.
Doctor :   Its probably the infection as your doctor has suggested.
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water.
Doctor :   A change of antibiotics as determined by an urine test may be needed.
User :   is their a possibility of prostate enlargement during prostate cancer?
Doctor :   A normal size prostrate rules out prostrate cancer.
User :   pl advise me an antibiotic course
Doctor :   Additionally within normal limits also rules out prostrate cancers.
Doctor :   I would suggest you to get routine and culture test done before trying an alternative antibiotic course.
Doctor :   In the mean time, drink plenty of water.
Doctor :   Using Cranberry Juice twice a day for 2 weeks will also aid in recovery.
Doctor :   Lastly avoid aspirin and anticoagulant drugs if any.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes, thank you for your opinion, gud day.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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