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Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Is There Any Effect from Prostate Digital Exam on PSA?
I had my PSA blood test 4 days after a digital examination. Can that elevate my PSA results?
Usually not. If there was a vigorous prostate massage with the exam it may occur, but this is unusual.
Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University