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Acute and chronic prostatitis discussion. Arnon Krongrad, MD, moderator.

Acute prostatitis can cause elevations of serum PSA, a test associated with prostate cancer diagnosis, which is often reversible with antibiotic treatment. By contrast, chronic prostatitis often shows no elevation of PSA.

A new study examines the effects of chronic prostatitis on PCA-3, another test associated with prostate cancer diagnosis. It finds that chronic prostatitis has no effect on it. 

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