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What are the tests for Enlarged prostate

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Over time, the test for enlarged prostate has evolved & changed, evolving to be more accurate. Traditionally, it is by men's voiding symptoms, but ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
35 years experience Urology
Not sure...ask them.: There is not really much on a semen analysis that can tell you much about prostate enlargement.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
25 years experience Urology
frequent urination: BPH would be unusual in your age group. Bladder irritants, such as caffeine, spicy foods, and alcohol, can cause symptoms of urgency and frequent uri ... Read More
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Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
bph: BPH is not very likely at 34 yrs of age. Depending on your symptoms, prostatitis is much more likely at your age. See a urologist.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The frequency: of testing for patients with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy is recommended by a number of Professional Societies including the American Cancer Society a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
26 years experience Urologic Oncology
Uncertain: Asking for a semen sample would be an unusual request in the process of evaluation and management of enlarged prostate. Unless you are being evaluated ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Prostate Cancer: I do not understand the question. Biopsy is always performed during ultrasound. It is not normal to have not had a biopsy done if necessary while the ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Spencer Long
Specializes in Urology
Possible prostatitis: An enlarged prostate with staining of underwear could be due to prostatitis. Is there discomfort on urination? What did the urine test show? Be sure t ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: No.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
DHT: Testosterone is converted to an active form Dihydrotestosterone in the prostate tissue by an enzyme , 5 alpha reductase. It is postulated this proce ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Medication.: The volume of an enlarge prostate can be reduced with medications called 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, such as Finasteride and dutasteride. It may tak ... Read More
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