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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in 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

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in 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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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience in 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in 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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience in 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 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in 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 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in 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 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
36 years experience in 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience in 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 in Pathology
Yes: It often is, especially if it's low-grade and localized.
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