I am 48 and my psa in December was 8. Is it possible that cancer could develop that quickly i. I read about your faulse negative. As such I see two possibilities, one being that the June psa was a faulse negative and should actually have been higher like the december psa and second possibility that December was high because of recent sexual activity e. Within 48 hours of the test but even so could it raise it that much i.
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It is also a good idea to watch a doctor or nurse perform a supra pubic catheter change before you attempt to do your first one. Depending on the type of catheter, they have a shelf life of several years and use life of one to three months max. Check the catheter packaging for details. I take no responsibility for how you use or misuse these guides or any problems that may result from that use. This is only my personal experience and explanations.
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I have had an SPC for 16 years now and it has mostly been super. It is a fairly simple procedure usually performed under a general anesthetic. It is held inside the bladder by plugging a syringe onto the catheter port and inflating a 5 to 40cc balloon with sterile water. The syringe is unplugged and a drainage bag is connected to the catheter flange.