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Prostate cancer cause bleeding

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Yes: One of the potential side effects for radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer is rectal bleeding. This can occur after brachytherapy or external b... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology 34 years experience
Yes: External radiation with latest method which is image guided has minimized the dose to the rectum but it is still possible and fairly common. Most cas... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
Yes. But usually: Years after. Bleeding during radiotherapy is usually hemorrhoids. Proctitis occurs in 2-15% between 3 and 10 years with modern treatment, and mostly c... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Possibly: Depending on the stage of the prostate cancer, rectal bleeding can be present. However, if it an early stage prostate cancer, rectal bleeding is gener... Read More
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Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 28 years experience
No: Rectal bleeding is not associated with prostate cancer, but can be associated with colon-rectal malignancies.
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Dr. Douglas Brewer
Surgery - Colorectal 35 years experience
Would be unusual: Yes the prostate gland literally sits next to the front of the rectum but there is a layer of tissue between the two such that it would be rare for pr... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
May require surgery: enlarge prostate did not result from stroke. Symptoms of urinary retention followed stroke. Bleeding from prostatitis not uncommon and use of cathet... Read More
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Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Common senario: It's not uncommon for an older man to experience a worsening of prostate enlargement symptoms while ill and hospitalized. Enlarged prostates often h... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No evidence: There is no evidence that ejaculations are carcinogenic.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
No: Prostate cancer is not related to sexual activity, ejaculation, or masturbation. It is related to other factors such as family history.
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
It depends: Some men have no trouble with radiation to the prostate, either external beam or radiation seeds, but others will have trouble with pain on urination ... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No, definitely not.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Not true: Frankly, just a lie to frighten young people. The claim makes no sense biologically, and actual studies show no effect of frequency of ejaculation.
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 33 years experience
Kegels no change: Kegels will no likely help nor hurt.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No. Masturbation does not any health problems. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so ... Read More
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