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What is the Wait Time For PSA After Digital Rectal Exam?



How long should one wait to have the PSA drawn after a digital rectal exam?


This issue has been evaluated many times. It is currently accepted now that a PSA can be drawn at any time after a DRE.

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Lee E Ponsky, MD Lee E Ponsky, MD
Associate Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University