My psa result is 5.6 then I have it ultrasound and negative. Should I have my prostate biopsy?

Yes but. Speak to your doctor , besides prostate cancer there are other causes for elevated psa levels , if elevation is persistent and prostate exam is suspicious at 56 biopsy is indicated good luck.

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My PSA is a 5, I'm going for a ultrasound guidance prostate biopsy. Is this procedure painful. Is it necessary?

At 55 yes. Prostatic biopsy at 55 is indicated ( yes necessary ) , relatively low low risk out patient procedure , rarely needs strong pain medication for some none after the procedure . Read more...

Hello, My PSA went up to a 5, recommended prostate biopsy. The result was negative. Should be concerned? Thanks!

Not concerned, but.. Not every elevated PSA represents cancer. Could be inflammation, enlargement or infection. The biopsy results are certainly reassuring, but that PSA should be monitored periodically. Read more...
Follow-up. A negative biopsy result is good, however, you should follow your doctor's advice for continued vigilance and periodic check-ups. There is no need to worry. Read more...

In april 03, 2013 I had a prostate biopsy because of a high psa 9.0. The biopsy result was negative for cancer but the prostate is 2 times larger than?

Elevated PSA. One common cause of psa elevation is benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph). The more prostatic tissue present, the more psa it will produce. If you are having symptoms from bph, a medication to shrink the prostate such as Finasteride or Dutasteride may be beneficial. Read more...
PSA density. Can describe whether the size of your gland explains the psa. The negative biopsy says they did not find the cancer, but it can also mean they missed it. I would repeat the psa and establish a pattern. You should refrain from sex a week or 2 before repeating the psa. If the psa continues to rise, repeat the biopsies. Read more...