U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 21-year-old male asked:

Lower back pain, pain in penis shaft and slight burning during urinating/ejaculating. 21,active. worried about prostate cancer. should i be worried?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 48 years experience
More info needed: With your current symptoms, you may have a urinary tract infection or possibly a kidney infection. You must be seen and have a urine analysis and culture. You need to have your prostate checked as well because you could have an infection there. Do not take any chances. I would be more worried about infection than cancer at this time--you must also be worried about sexually transmitted disease.
Dr. Garland Martin
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Lbp: would worry more about STD, or prostatitis. Cancer low on the list but could be checked for all 3 at the same timei

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Nov 27, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.