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A 144-year-old female asked:

My father is 74 yrs old, he has benign enlarged prostate, every 3 months monitoring of the size of his prostate, recently his prostate was 104 grams and his psa was 1.3, is the result ok for his age? thanks?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
PSA at age 70 & over should be below 4, thus your father's PSA is super normal. But why is his enlarged prostste monitored every 3 months, this only befits whoever is billing every 3 months for an unnecessary examination. Father only needs treatment if experiencing urinary incontinence, retention, prosttitis or UTIs, initially with medication & failing that surgery by experienced urologist.
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Last updated Mar 13, 2021

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