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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
No: Prostate cancer does not involve the spleen. It generally spreads to pelvic lymph nodes and surrounding organs but generally does not spread to the sp ... Read More
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: It very unlikely to have enlarged spleen due to cancer prostate even with metastasis.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
No.: Enlargement of the prostate is usually a benign condition, called BPH or benign prostatic hyperplasia. Prostate cancer may present with enlargement, b ... Read More
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Dr. Ivan Colon
26 years experience Urology
NO: An enlarged prostate has nothing to do with prostate cancer. Prostate enlargement may lead to urinary problems, but the size of the prostate may not ... Read More
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Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
No: Symmetric enlargement is not suggestive of prostate cancer, but rather it suggest bph, and may be associated with lower urinary tract symptoms. Prosta ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: The primary indications for prostate biopsy to detect prostate cancer are either an abnormal DRE (nodule, induration/hardness, asymmetry) and/or an el ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Biopsy: If you have a hard prostate it should be biopsied.Good luck.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: BPH is not precancerous, however the two conditions can be present together and having one does not exclude the other.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, No: Yes, sometimes prostate cancer can elevate your prostate specific antigen blood test. No, an enlarged swollen prostate is not necessarily cancerous, . ... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Could be more reason: Foley catheter for 3yrs is too long , you may have other problems for your bladder dysfunction, paralysis of bladder f, tumor infiltration etc or vari ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Suspicious: The rule of thumb is that the psa which increases more than 10% in a year is suspicious and your psa doubled in 2 years. Let a urologist in whom you h ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience Family Medicine
Hopefully a few days: Lots going on here. Is he bleeding because of a biopsy of the prostate. Or is it since it since the catheter. Medicine to shrink the prostate can take ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies.: Some people with prostate cancer may not have any symptoms and are found with a prostate nodule on routine examination or have blood work that shows a ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: It often is, especially if it's low-grade and localized.
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