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Is An MRI Advisable While Having A Normal PSA Test Result?

I am. 75 year old white male in very good health. Recently and eight months ago I had PSA tests at 6 and 6,5,which is within the normal range for slomeone my age with an enlarged prostate. Should I seek an MRI test or other testing, or wait another sic months or year to address further testing?
Fri, 13 Apr 2018
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Hello,

There is no need for MRI testing. You should wait for six months then check the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level. If it's high enough then further evaluation should be done.


Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Bhadresh Lakhani
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Is An MRI Advisable While Having A Normal PSA Test Result?

Hello, There is no need for MRI testing. You should wait for six months then check the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level. If it s high enough then further evaluation should be done. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Bhadresh Lakhani