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Are prostate calcifications a serious problem?

Are prostate calcifications a serious problem?

No: Prostate calcifications are very common and generally do not pose a problem. These are usually calcifications from prostate secretions within the prostate and do not indicate any specific problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Prostate (Definition)

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


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I was wondering what does calcification of the prostate mean?

Calcium: Just like you can get calcium deposits in blood vessels the same thing can happen in prostate...Not a big issue but sometimes seen in prostatitis pts. ...Read more

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How do you treat enlarged prostate with calcification?

How do you treat enlarged prostate with calcification?

Prostate calcificati: Calcifications of the prostate per se are not treated. If you have prostate obstructive symptoms you treat the symptoms. They may be related to prostate infections at times. ...Read more

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Did K.U.B US and prostat-ocystitis was the findings. Bladder wall thickness, coarse echo pattern prostate and small calcification. It s it curable?

Did K.U.B US and prostat-ocystitis was the findings. Bladder wall thickness, coarse echo pattern prostate and small calcification. It s it curable?

Here are some...: For your best interest, it would be most logical to ask and review the specific findings after KUB x-ray, and ultrasound. All your reported findings are not specific but suggesting: bladder hard work leading to its wall thickening; coarse pattern in prostate maybe equating tissue heterogeneity to suggest some change in tissue texture but still nonspecific; stones- same, nonspecific & insignificant ...Read more

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I am 34 years old...Will prostatic calcification lead to cancer? Can I eliminate the prostatic calcification/

I am 34 years old...Will prostatic calcification lead to cancer? Can I eliminate the prostatic calcification/

Need more info: Prostatic calcification in of them selves will not lead to cancer. Not knowing your medical or family history leads me to also advise that you talk to a urologist for more information as to the future of prostate problems as they are many not necessarily because of calcifications. ...Read more

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At chiropractor and X-Ray showed calcification on prostate. 45 years old. Any idea?

At chiropractor and X-Ray showed calcification on prostate.  45 years old.  Any idea?

Common: Almost half of men get calcifications in their prostate at some point. Theory is that inflammation in prostate from a variety of possible causes attracts calcium deposition during healing. As long as calcium is not preventing prostate from functioning it is usually not a problem. ...Read more

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My husband had a CT done and it showed prostate calcification. What could that be? He is 36 years old

My husband had a CT done and it showed prostate calcification. What could that be? He is 36 years old

Benign: Prostatic calcificaions are common and are not indicative of prostate cancer. They may occur following infection trauma or they may occur developmentally. ...Read more

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I had a CT scan and a little calcification was found in my prostate. Is that bad?

No: Prostate calcifications are almost always idiopathic (no known cause) and benign. It is nothing to be concerned about in an otherwise normal-appearing prostate. ...Read more

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Prostate calcifications are signs of what?

Prostate calcifications are signs of what?

Mostly benign: So called incidental finding in most cases & due to small concretions (collections) of calcium in calcified blood vessls. However, large ones can also be due to prostate stones & found in some males with neurogenic bladders & if infected will cause recurrent UTIs. These can not be eradicated until stones are removed usually by trans urethral resection of portion of prostate containing stones. ...Read more

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Can prostatic calcifications cause blood in the semen ?

Can prostatic calcifications cause blood in the semen ?

No, ...: There has been no documented relation between blood in semen called hematospermia, which at best can be speculated of resulting from vessel-bursting somewhere inside seminal vesicles or along ejculatory ducts secondary to unclear causes like infection, and prostate calcification or stones. which has no firm connection with any imaginable causes. More? Ask your urologist timely. ...Read more