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Should I be worried if my prostate is twice the normal size

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 27 years experience
No: Having an enlarged prostate is normal in the aging male patient. A males get older, the enlarged prostate will continue to become larger. The prostate... Read More
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See answer: Benign prostate enlargement is the rule rather than the exception as men age. It is only a problem if it is associated with bothersome urinary symptom... Read More

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Its "normal" size of adult men of 20-35 is around 20-30 cc. As men age, its size may increase with widely variable pace and degree. And its enlarged s... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Here are some ...: Normal tissue texture on prostate ultrasound exam usually denotes the presence of benign prostate enlargement, for which no treatment / intervention i... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Why?: Because he has a prostate and sh like this happens to us as we get older.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Calcified prostate: Sounds like a calcified prostate. Is psa normal?
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Average sizes: A healthy adult prostate measures around 1.6 x 1 x 1.2 inches, and a normal adult testicle measures around 3cm x 2-4cm x 3-5cm. The size of the prosta... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Enlarged prostate: causes symptoms such as frequent urination because it can constrict the urethra. It can also cause discomfort. The good news is that yours is of nor... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
General Surgery 9 years experience
Common: As men age, the prostate responds to a lifetime of testosterone exposure by continuously growing. The majority of men will have some growth of their p... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
An endocrinologist: or a urologist would be the best specialists to help you. One of these docs can examine you, do blood work, and provide treatment as needed. Peace a... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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That is pretty ....: The size measurement of your testis, prostate, & penis is pretty "normal" to function either for pleasure or for reproduction although somewhat a... Read More

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