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PSA Test Overview
Prostrate Specific Antigen Test is a screening test used To screen men for the risk of prostate cancer
Summary Price Of PSA Test in Kollam
Metropolis Healthcare is a leading diagnostics centre and pathology lab in India equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies that provides the PSA Test with a clear pricing structure
The price of PSA Test in Kollam is ₹ 800
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Frequently Asked Questions
Prostate cancer is increasingly being diagnosed these days, and a frequent cause of death related to cancer. Early detection is very important for optimal treatment. To screen men for the risk of prostate cancer. If PSA is found to be above normal values it may indicate cancer of the prostate and having a need for a prostate biopsy, wherein a small part of the prostate tissue is taken out by the doctor, and observed under a microscope to check for any abnormalities or cancerous cells to confirm or rule out the diagnosis. However, high PSA levels do not always mean cancer. Also, it’s checked to monitor the effectiveness of anticancer drug treatment for prostate cancer, if PSA lowers during the treatment period it means that the treatment is effective.
The PSA test is ordered when the doctor suspects prostate cancer. The most common symptoms of prostate cancer are
- Frequent urination
- Weak urine flow
- Interrupted urine flow
- Difficulty or having to strain to empty the bladder.
- The urge to urinate frequently at night
- Blood in the urine
- Blood in the seminal fluid
- New onset of erectile dysfunction
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) is a protein produced primarily by cells in the prostate, a small gland present in males, in between the bladder (organ for storing urine) and the penis (male genital organ). Most of the PSA that the prostate produces are released into this fluid, but small amounts of it are also released into the bloodstream. This test tells you how much PSA is present in the blood, and if present above normal values indicates further testing for prostate cancer.
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