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A 46-year-old male asked:

A cat scan of abdomen found that i have an enlarged prostate measuring 4.9 cm in traverse axis. should i be concerned about this? any treatment needed?

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Dr. Jana Tomsky corvalan
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Depends....: It’s enlarged but concerns depends on family history , your symptoms and other laboratory testing as PSA. Reason you had CT ? Many times CT can show “ coincidental findings “ which would otherwise not be found nor be concern . Consult with your doc in view of you history and current health status . Maintain annual exam and healthy lifestyle, exercise , avoid smoking .

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Last updated Dec 1, 2020

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