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55 Year Old With An Enlarged Prostate
Starts sometimes: All prostates enlarge with age, and symptoms start when this happends. A 55 yo can have this and that is a common age for the start. As long as you have it evaluated, psa testing, manual examination and these are ok and you have tolerable symptoms: night urination, urgency, frequency - all not too bad, then you can live with it. Consult your urologist. ...Read more
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Can a benign enlarged prostate of an over 80 year old male be treated with medication or must it be partially removed?
Other BPH Options: While a TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate) remains an excellent option for bph, there are several other surgical therapies. They are less likely to have side effects more common in turp, such as incontinence, impotence, retrograde ejaculation, or TUR syndrome (absorbing too much fluid during surgery). If medications fail or are intolerable, ask your urologist about tumt, tuna or gyrus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 67 years old person having an enlarged prostate problem. Recent sonography report is as follows:
" urinary bladder is well distended. It show?
Need surgery...: At this time, your condition is well beyond what drugs can do and surgery to release prostate obstruction is the choice. Today, laser prostate procedure (pvp) is a very safe effective procedure with minimal risk under experienced hands. Of note, i'm sure that you have noted your progressive slowing urine flow has slowly developed over the past 10-20 yrs. So, see and ask doc, but listen to him/her. ...Read more
Will i need to stop taking my prostate medication before surgery for my cataracts? I'll need cataract surgery in the coming year. I take flomax (tamsulosin) for an enlarged prostate. Does this or any other drug cause a problem with cataract treatment?
What is the effect of leucocyte 17800 in blood of a 65 year male allready suffering from low BP, Suger, Backpain,Kneepain, Gastric Enlarged Prostate.
High leukocytes: A white cell count of 17.8 is high, and likely signals an underlying infection. As you mention, too, that you have sugar problems (?type 2 DM), infections can become more complicated. You have a number of reasons to discuss with your doctor asap to find the cause of the high white cells and, if an infection, start treatment asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chronic urinary retention started last year. Doctors have tried mri, cyctoscopy and ultrasound but everything is clear. No prostatitis or enlarged prostate. Who should I contact? I am 27 male.
I have enlarged prostate and prostatitis, im having same issues again 2 years later, could it be something more or is prostatitis reoccuring problem?
Yes it tends to recu: Prostatitis is often a recurrent problem. But it is not serious. So find a good doctor who can check you and treat you as and when needed. Do not run around looking for a quick resolution.....it may keep going for sometime unless you are luck to have it resolve in it sown. ...Read more
I have prostatic pain from time to time, my psa is about 5 since years and ecography shows only enlarged prostate, nothing else. What could it be?
Psa: There are several issues here. First, at your age, your psa is abnormal. Second prostatic ultrasound really is of no value in diagnosing prostatitis. Since the majority of early prostate cancer is typically symptomless, i suspect you may have chronic prostatitis. See a urologist for clarification. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Under medication for enlarged prostate and had undergone vasectomy 29 years ago. Are these the reasons for not having erectile properly?
I'm a 30 yr old male that had my first prostate exam i was told i had a grossly enlarged prostate had psa tst and all normal.I have a swollen left tes?
BPH: It could be benign prostatic hypertrophy (bph). Adenomatous growth usaually begins at the age of 30 years. By the age of 50 years 50% of the men will have bph. But it is better idea to rule out other causes especially in the setting of swollen testis. It is better to consult a urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 67 yr old male and have frequent night time urination this may be caused by an enlarged prostate. Is the any natural treatment for this?
My father 56 yrs old, recent ultrasound shows enlarged prostate 36 gms. No residual urine.but he has slight difficulty in passing urine.
95 yr old grandfather has enlarged prostate and PSA 30 (since 7 months) - does this definitely mean cancer (and mets) or could it be something else?
Risk of prostate cancer and prescription for 69 yearold with enlarged prostate and psa going from 2 to 4 in last two years?
Other factors: Am.UrolAss(AUA)&Nl.Comp.Ca.Netw(NCCN) say PSA velocity above 0.35ng/ml/yr should be biopsied.More recent data fr.Meml.Sl.Kett.(MSKCC):using those guidelines caused many unnecessary biopsies.Univ.ofCA Dr.Peter Carroll:PSA vel.is only a factor. Other factors to be considered:DRE,family hist..Space limited,so please talk to your urologist. See: www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/results/summary/2011/psa- ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prostate Gland Enlargement (Definition)
The prostate is located between the bladder and the penis in a male. An enlarged prostate refers to a gland that is abnormally large. This can cause an inability to urinate. An enlarged prostate is very common in older men. ...Read more
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