Is Prostate-Specific Antigen Score Affected by the Size of the Gland?

In this video by Active Surveillance Video Forum, a patient talks about having his PSA tested, and also having his gland volume measured. With age, the prostate grows, and in BPH cases, your gland volume increases too much and turns your PSA values very high. A high level of PSA can also be due to other conditions besides benign prostatic hyperplasia, such as urinary tract infection or a prostate infection. Listen to this patient’s words in this short, informative video. When in doubt, consult with your doctor.

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