prostate

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prostate

a gland in male mammals that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and secretes a liquid constituent of the semen

prostate

[′prä‚stāt]
(anatomy)
A glandular organ that surrounds the urethra at the neck of the urinary bladder in the male.
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There might be other causes for a high PSA number, such as a prostate infection or even a recent ingestion of ibuprofen.
Other problems with the prostate, such as a prostate infection or prostatitis, or an enlarged prostate, commonly referred to as BPH, can cause an elevated level of PSA in the blood.
Chronic prostatitis is a prostate infection that keeps coming back time after time.
An indicator in the sample jar will reveal within 15 minutes if the PSA levels are up, which can bean indicator of a prostate infection or non-cancerous enlarged prostate, although it is not conclusive.