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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Can Prostatitis Cause Fluctuating PSA Levels In Blood?

Hi Doc, I have 2 questions for you and would appreciate your anwers. 1) Is smelly urine from the underwear stain a symptom of prostatitis ? 2) My prostatitis bout come and go, therefore will the PSA level from it go up and down accordingly? Thank you so much for your reply. Regards Ng
Thu, 23 Jul 2015
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Hello,
Prostatic secretions comes via urethra only. Hence foul odour urine can be due to prostatitis.
PSA is a specific for prostate but it can raised in inflammatory conditions like prostatitis.
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Can Prostatitis Cause Fluctuating PSA Levels In Blood?

Hello, Prostatic secretions comes via urethra only. Hence foul odour urine can be due to prostatitis. PSA is a specific for prostate but it can raised in inflammatory conditions like prostatitis.