A 25-year-old male asked:
My result of total prostatic specific antigen is 0.5 ng/ml and i find that below 4 ng/ml is fine. does the result mean i don't have enlarged prostate?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It does not help: Psa is a screening test for prostate cancer. Base don this value, you are unlikely to have prostate cancer. It doe snot exclude enlarged prostate. It is not a relevant test in your case anyway.
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Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Too young: At your age an enlarged prostate would be most unusual. Some men with enlarged prostates do not have an elevated psa although it is common for an enlarged prostate to put out high levels of psa. With a rectal exam your physician can detect an enlarged prostate.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 27, 2017
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