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A 73-year-old male asked:

A week ago my local urologist found a nodule on my prostate, i have had an enlarged prostate for years, and i am taking flomax. also last week my psa level was 4.89,i haven't had a psa since 2013, but it is normally in the three level over five years ago

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Follow your: urologist's advice. They are specialists in prostate problems, including cancer. Sometimes, inflammatory conditions of prostate can cause elevated PSA levels, but this nodule might need biopsy for definitive diagnosis and proper treatment.

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