Symptoms of Prostate Cancer
While prostate cancer doesn't typically cause symptoms until later stages when the cancer places pressure on the tube that carries urine, it is important to be aware of the symptoms.
A PSA Test is a blood test which measures the amount of Prostate-specific Antigen (PSA) that are in the blood. If results from this blood test show that PSA levels are over a certain level, this could suggest that the patient has an enlarged prostate, prostatitis or even prostate cancer.
Note: A PSA test alone cannot identify whether a patient has Prostate Cancer, although results can help us to determine whether you should be referred for further checks.
Results return within 3-4 days
One Follow Up appt required
PSA Testing is a personal decision that only you can make for yourself. The PSA test could be particularly useful for people with a predisposition to Prostate Cancer, this includes men:
Your appointment will consist of a consultation with our Medical Practitioner to discuss any symptoms you may have been experiencing. A blood sample is drawn and sent off to the lab for testing. Results are returning within 3-4 days at which point your Practitioner will invite you for a follow up appointment to deliver the results of your test.
If the results of your test suggest your PSA levels are particularly high, you will be referred to speak to your GP or a specialist for further tests.
Many things can increase your PSA levels, this could include:
PSA Testing is available as part of the Vie Aesthetics Wellness Clinic. All Blood Tests are conducted by certified Medical Practitioners. If you are concerned about symptoms that you have been experiencing it is important that you consult your GP.
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Please note that results vary from person to person due to lifestyle, external and internal factors, and genetic predispositions.
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