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Prostate Cancer

Restrictions Before a PSA Test

10/19/2004

Question:

Are there any restrictions before taking a PSA total and free test --such as sex, vitamins etc.?

Answer:

I would abstain from sexual activity for three days prior to the test.  Otherwise, no restrictions.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University