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Can a woman have an enlarged prostate? i have to strain so hard to pass urine, it hurts my head.. i just discovered a very sticky, clear substance lining my rectum.there are other symptoms but these are the 2 that worry me.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No, : No, it is not possible for a woman to have a prostrate gland. If it is this difficult to pass urine, you definitely need to be medically evaluated.
Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
No: Women do not have prostates. See a urologist for evaluation of voiding dysfunction.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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