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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.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
No: Women do not have prostates. See a urologist for evaluation of voiding dysfunction.
Answered on Jan 8, 2014

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