Hey Doc Series/ My PSA Is Elevated, What Are Your Thoughts On This?

February 29th, 2012|Categories: Hey Doc|Tags: , , , |

I’m a 62 year old male and my PSA is elevated at 7.5.  My doctor has referred me to an urologist to have a biopsy. What are your thoughts on this? -M.T. in Indian Wells- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dear M.T., The most common cause of an elevated PSA is BPH – a benign enlargement of the prostate. Other causes include inflammation of the prostate as well as an infection of the prostate. Of most concern, of course, is cancer of the prostate. In this regard, there are some things to consider. Most men, if they live long enough will probably get [...]