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Does he take any other medication regularly?
Does he feel any pain, burning, or discomfort when urinating?
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Dear customer, it is a pleasure to serve you, I want to tell you that the levels of prostatic antigen can fluctuate depending on the sexual activity of the patient, factors such as the use of cigarettes, alcoholic beverages and the type of treatment that the patient has, it is essential that if you have already been in therapy with tamsulosin is studied the possibility of adjusting the dose and if it is not necessary to consider the possibility of starting it, sometimes patients who come with chronic treatment with tamsulosin may have elevated prostatic antigen figures and sometimes only with the abandonment of treatment is usually sufficient, Remember that the prostatic antigen alone does not indicate anything, this is only one of the factors that must be taken as criteria to determine what is happening, the prostatic antigen must be taken into account together with a pelvic prostatic ultrasound, a digital rectal exam and sometimes also acute phase reactants which are specific blood tests that are performed to see if there is an inflammatory process in the prostate, so a series of additional tests must be performed to see if this elevation is related to the inflammatory process or not.