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PSA Testing before and after a Prostatectomy

Chuck67
Chuck67

Before having a PSA Test it is recommended not to ejaculate for 48 hours before the test, what about after a Prostatectomy....do you have the same constraints or doesn't it matter as you have no Prostate??

5 Replies

No constraints.

Watch out for chafing

😁

Hi Chuck

I always refrain from wanking a week before a PSA test even though I had my prostate removed. I always thought it did not make a difference but the one time I did not refrain my PSA was raised, so I guess a small amount of prostatic tissue remains and can react after the old dry ejaculations! Brian.

Currumpaw
Currumpaw in reply to Jaffa_2001

Hey Jaffa_2001,

Contact your surgeon, show him your documented PSA results and ask for --at the minimum--a partial refund!

My apologies for the humor. This site can be a little gloomy at times. You brought a smile to my face and a chuckle too. Thanks!

Stay healthy!

Currumpaw

Do not stroke the chicken when she's sitting on an egg....

Good Luck, Good Health and Good Humor.

j-o-h-n Wednesday 04/28/2021 10:35 PM DST

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