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Youngsville, LA
A 57-year-old male asked:

Had colonoscopy 11/19/19. gi doc found asymmetric prostate w/o nodule. yearly physical in jan showed .47 psa. since it was noted by gi doc during procedure, is it something i should be concerned about? never heard of asymmetric prostate w/o nodule

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Asymmetric prostate: Appears to be a rather benign variant with no clear correlation with prostate cancer. The presence of a nodule is believed to be associated with a higher risk for cancer. Best would be to discuss findings with your PCP and see if establishing with an urologist for surveillance would be appropriate.
Last updated Feb 26, 2020

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