Free Prostatic Specific Antigen (FPSA)- Serum

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    blood sample




    Age group

    Above 10 years

    The Free Prostatic specific antigen (FPSA) - serum test helps in the screening of prostate cancer. It helps to monitor the ongoing treatment for prostate cancer. It also helps to detect if there is a recurrence of prostate cancer. The Free Prostatic specific antigen (FPSA) test is done: • To screen for prostate cancer • In case of signs and symptoms of prostate cancer • In case of ongoing or post prostate cancer treatment

    faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Frequently asked questions

    To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
    Prostate cancer is the cancer of the prostate gland. The prostate gland is present in males of walnut shape that produces seminal fluid which is responsible for nourishing and transporting sperm.
    The signs and symptoms of prostate cancer include frequent urination, presence of blood in the urine, weak or interrupted urine flow, blood in the seminal fluid, and pain or burning during urination.
    The risk factors of prostate cancer include increasing age, previous family history of prostate cancer, and obesity.
    The complications of prostate cancer can cause urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, and cancer that spread to other organs of the body.
    Prior to giving a sample, one should avoid ejaculation for 24 hours. Avoid any kind of rigorous physical activity such as bike riding, intake of certain medications, and herbal supplements. It is not advised to give a sample if you have undergone through digital rectum exam, or have given a biopsy sample of the prostate.

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    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results