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Dr. Tharun, Urology Resident
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Experience:  MBBS, DNB surgery and presently working as Urology resident towards the degree of Urologist.
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Psa of 5.5 then treatment, Psa of 2.06, six months later

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Psa of 5.5 then treatment, Psa of 2.06, six months later without medicine, Psa of 4.5.Creatinine of 1. Should I have a biopsy? Treatment finasterid.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.


How was the rectal examination?

Do you smoke?

Do you have family history of prostate cancer?

Please let me know.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Rectal slight enlargement. Do not smoke and no family history.
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

Any PSA value above 4 has to be biospied that is what the standard guideline says. Two readings are above 4. In my opinion you should undergo the prostate biospy and rule out cancer.