Reblogging this post at this site since it is really part of the story.
Forgive the title. I want to be clear up front on the following content. I held off blogging about this until I talked to my mom to give her a heads up. Since she reads this blog, I have to be fucking careful about what I write. A blood analysis last fall indicated an elevated PSA level . I elected to take a second reading a few months later rather than proceed directly to a prostate biopsy. Do-overs are standard policy in my book. Unfortunately the second test didn’t work out in my favor.
In case you’re interested because you expect a prostate biopsy in the future, the following is my experience. I can tell you this is not some cavalier test. Without even taking medication, simply having the procedure has potential side effects. I find the risks acceptable, major inconveniences though for sure. I can see not every guy…
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