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A 67-year-old male asked:

Enlarged prostate. psa 11.9 ng/ml.doctor advised for prostate biopsy. can i take finasteride 5 mg tablets to shrink my prostate gland before biopsy ?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No point: Prostate biopsy is 2c if u have prostate cancer or not. Finesteride is used for benign symptomatic prostatic enlargement. May well be an option if prostate biopsy is negative.
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