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What can cause elevated psa levels

By Anonymous November 24, 2018 - 9:51am
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Wondering if anything besides cancer can elevate psa levels

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Hello, Anon! Thank you for your message today.

Generally, PSA levels can go up gradually as a man ages. In addition to prostate cancer, a number of benign (not cancerous) conditions can cause a man's PSA level to rise. The most frequent benign prostate conditions that cause an elevation in PSA level are prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) (enlargement of the prostate).

More information here: What a High PSA Level Means if It’s Not Prostate Cancer



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