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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: No.
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Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Unlikely : In general, prostatic enlargement is unrelated to erectile dysfunction. The only connection is that the incidence of both increase with age.

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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Prostate: I don't know why the prostate grows but I do know that you need a referral to a Urologist for evaluation and management.
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Grows with aging: Prostate grows and grows with aging.It start getting enlarged around 40 and gets bigger and bigger and by the time you are 60.It start giving you symp ... Read More
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Testosterone ...: The prostate grows as we age, probably due to the cumulative effect of male hormones (androgens) such as testosterone which men produce throughout the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Rectal examination: This is where a finger is placed into the rectum and the prostate gland is palpated and gently massaged to help express secretions. This can help decr ... Read More
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Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Prostate massage: A gloved finger is passed into the rectum and the prostate is vigorously pressed upon. This is believed to relieve fluid congestion and hasten prosta ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Lots of things: Infection of the prostate, prostatitis is the most common. See your provider for an exam and urine sample.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Prostatectomy: Prostate is removed because of benign prostate hyperplasia causing urinary obstruction to relieve obstruction carcinoma of prostate in some cases.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naveen Kella
22 years experience Urologic Oncology
Your age: Your age is a rough estimate, although it probably overestimates the size. So, maybe 19 cc.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: The fundamental cause is irritation to the nerve endings near, on, or inside the prostate by inflammation - infection, or by referring pain from the d ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. L. Stoney
Dr. L. Stoney answered
37 years experience Pain Management
Prostate massage: Not dangerous when done by a professional but why are you massaging your prostate anyway. Your fingers may have fingernails that slice right throu ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Looking for evidence: Looking for evidence that chocolate is bad for the prostate, but only came across online sites saying that in younger men, drinking alcohol or consumi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
No: No.

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