Where Is The Prostate Located?

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Alternative Names

Prostatic acid phosphatase test; Serum acid phosphatase; Male PAP test


What the risks are
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Fainting or feeling lightheaded
  • Hematoma (blood accumulating under the skin)
  • Infection (a slight risk any time the skin is broken)
  • Multiple punctures to locate veins

Special considerations

Prostate cancer that is located only in the prostate gland may not produce high enough levels to indicate a problem. If your PAP test is...

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