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Can an enlarged prostate cause e.D?

Can an enlarged prostate cause e.D?

Unlikely: In general, prostatic enlargement is unrelated to erectile dysfunction. The only connection is that the incidence of both increase with age. ...Read more

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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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What can cause prostate pain?

What can cause prostate pain?

Here are some. ..: The fundamental cause is irritation to the nerve endings near, on, or inside the prostate by inflammation - infection, or by referring pain from the disorders of regional muscles, joints, and nerves so leading to the puzzles and debates on CP / CPPS as acronyms of chronic prostatitis / chronic pelvic pain syndrome. More? Ask treating urologist timely. ...Read more

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Does an inactive prostate cause health problems?

Does an inactive prostate cause health problems?

Here are some. ..: No organ or tissue of a body is ever inactive, but always working to serve its duty coming to life. Likewise, prostate has always served as door guard to minimize UTI, as a "milk man" to nourish sperms, ... But its different intensity of use may bring about some variation of disorders. These are the matter of common sense in life. So, "inactive" prostate in your sense will still get some problems.. ...Read more

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Does aging and not enough sex cause prostate problems?

Does aging and not enough sex cause prostate problems?

Yes: Aging affects the prostate in 2 ways: the prostate gets larger with age and older men have a higher incidence of prostate cancer. Testicular function and primarily testosterone production also decrease with age. Thus sexual function, desire and erectile function tends to decrease with age. This can be made worse if you are a smoker, diabetic or overweight. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, . ...Read more

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Can hardness prostate be caused by any kind of medicine?

Biopsy: Not likely, probably either has BPH- benign prostatic hyperplasia vs malignancy. Needs to be evaluated by urologist for biopsy ...Read more

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What prostate problems are caused by overindlugence in sex?

What prostate problems are caused by overindlugence in sex?

Overindulgence eh?: None specifically but it could possibly cause a bacterial infection called prostatiits. This is painful and takes a while to treat. You could also have a sexually transmitted disease causing symptoms also. If you are having problems see your doctor. ...Read more

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Prostate three times bigger than normal. What would cause this?

Genes: It is genetic. Large prostate glands tend to run in families. Symptoms of BPH are common in families. This is one you can actually blame on someone else. ...Read more

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What causes Enlarged prostate?

What causes Enlarged prostate?

DHT: Testosterone is converted to an active form Dihydrotestosterone in the prostate tissue by an enzyme, 5 alpha reductase. It is postulated this process leads to or causes prostate hypertrophy. ...Read more

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Can too much sex cause an enlarged prostate?

Can too much sex cause an enlarged prostate?

No: Prostate size tends to be a genetically determined factor. Irritation, sensation etc may be related to sexual activity, but size itself is independent of this. ...Read more

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What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

Here are some...: The precise reason for prostate enlargement is still unclear although some subtle sex hormonal imbalance along aging process has been speculated and blamed for its occurrence. Of note, problems to void notably with slow urine flow is not linearly proportional with the degree of prostate enlargement alone. More? Ask doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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What could cause a prostate enlargement? Thanks

What could cause a prostate enlargement? Thanks

Hormones and genes: Prostates enlarge in some men as they age in response to a hormone dht. Big prostates run in families. Big prostates don't always need medical care. Look for problems with urinary frequency, stop start flow and getting up at night to pee. There are lots of treatment options available. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of prostate enlargement?

Age.: The most common cause of prostate enlargement is age-related, called benign prostatic hyperplasia. This is generally not a health problem, unless it begins to restrict urine flow and cause bothersome urinary symptoms. Prostate infection & cancer are other potential causes. If you have any concerns, or if you have a family history of prostate cancer, speak to your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What could cause enlarged prostate common in young boys?

Not aware of any: I suppose a kid can get an infection in his prostate (which might enlarge it), I'm not aware of condition affecting pre-pubertal males nor do I recall ever having read of one. A narrowed tract (xray) going through the area of the prostate in kids is more likely an abnormality of the pee channel, not enlargement of the prostate as would be seen in adults. ...Read more

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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes the prostate to enlarge?

Genes: We are talking dna genes, not designer jeans. Prostate growth seems to be more common in certain families, suggesting a genetic control factor of prostate growth. Studies have not shown specific dietary or other environmental factors conclusively causing prostate enlargement. So as they say, "pick your parents well.". ...Read more

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Can an enlarged prostate happen in kids/young adults? If so what causes it?

Infection?: Enlargement of the prostate is usually thought of with bph, in older men, but can be seen (usually temporarily) with infection of inflammation of the prostate, like prostatitis. In the younger male, this is usually related to sexual activity, and should be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Will having prostate surgery cause it to stop growing or will it continue to grow regardless?

Will having prostate surgery cause it to stop growing or will it continue to grow regardless?

It = Prostate: The remaining prostate tissue does continue to grow after TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate), but generally not enough to ever require additional surgery. ...Read more

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My husband has these prostate flares that come out of nowhere and cause him tremendous pain. The can last several hours and he has to double over. Any ideas?

My husband has these prostate flares that come out of nowhere and cause him tremendous pain. The can last several hours and he has to double over. Any ideas?

PELVIC PAIN=GET SEEN: Recurrent, severe pelvic pain may be a sign of kidney stone disease or other diagnoses (e.g. Tenesmus=rectal spasms). You should get seen for work-up which may include urinalysis, lab tests and possible scans. A urology consult may help sort out the diagnosis. He may also need a colonoscopy by G.I. Doctor (to exclude colitis). Hope he is better soon! ...Read more

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What are the actual causes of benign prostatic hypertrophy?

What are the actual causes of benign prostatic hypertrophy?

Variable: BPH is under ther control of hormones, specifically testosterone. It may also be related to genetics. Diet is not associated with prostate enlargement. ...Read more

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Causes of prostate cancer?

Causes of prostate cancer?

Three Main Things: At this time, there are no known direct causes for prostate cancer. Three factors are known. As men age, the risk for prostate cancer increases. Race also plays a role in risk (aa > whites > asians). Men with a primary relative (father, brother) are at the most increased risk for developing the disease. At 40, a rectal exam and psa blood test are the best way to start screening. ...Read more

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What causes prostate cancer?

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What causes prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer: In brief, we do not know what cause prostate cancer but researchers found some risk factors that may lead to prostate cancer such as inherited DNA mutation of certain genes cause about 5% to 10% of prostate cancer and acquired DNA mutation of some genes also a risk factor and high level of some hormone such as testosterone or insulin-like growth factor-1 also is a risk factor for prostate cancer ...Read more

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What causes prostate cancer?

What causes prostate cancer?

Here are some...: Every disease is a process of lifelong making of combining unmodifiable genetic factors & modifiable lifestyle over time, leading to altering cellular stability resulting in mutation. However the exact causes are still unclear although sex hormonal and nutritional imbalance has been speculated. More? Ask urologists timely. ...Read more

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Can high DHT cause prostate problems?

Can high DHT cause prostate problems?

Yes: High Dht (dihydrotestosterone) is associated w/prostate enlargement (and hair loss). Medical solution is 5ari, eg Finasteride (proscar (finasteride) & propecia) or Dutasteride (avodart), which stops conversion of testosterone into dht. But Dht sits on other side of seesaw from e2 (estradiol) so lowering Dht might raise e2, leading to erectile dysfunction + loss of libido. So be very careful! ...Read more

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Does a high DHT cause prostate problems?

Does a high DHT cause prostate problems?

Yes: High Dht (dihydrotestosterone) is associated w/prostate enlargement (and hair loss). Medical solution is 5ari, eg Finasteride (proscar (finasteride) & propecia) or Dutasteride (avodart), which stops conversion of testosterone into dht. But Dht sits on other side of seesaw from e2 (estradiol) so lowering Dht might raise e2, leading to erectile dysfunction + loss of libido. So be very careful! ...Read more

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Does radiotherapy for prostate cause colitis?

Does radiotherapy for prostate cause colitis?

It can.: The radiation treats any tissue that tends to reproduce and grow rapidly. This actually describes the lining of the intestine as well as cancer. When the lining of the colon is affected, it falls off and allows the bacteria a chance to get to work on the layers underneath. This leads to inflation (itis) thus colon itis or more properly - colitis. ...Read more

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Do prostate biopsies usually cause side effects?

Yes: The most common side effects are short term such as bleeding in the urine, bleeding in the stool, and blood in the sperm. Occasionally, a serious rectal infection can occur. Long term side are very rare. ...Read more

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Can anesthesia cause benign prostatic hyperthophy?

Can anesthesia cause benign prostatic hyperthophy?

No: Perhaps you are wondering if men can experience difficulty voiding after anesthesia. This is a fairly common issue, esp in older men, who have had spinal or general anesthesia. It is likely a number of factors which combine to cause (usually) transient problems voiding which may require temporary catheterization.

However BPH per se is not caused by anesthesia. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can prostate trouble cause weak ejaculation?

Here are some. ..: Known to all, the problems related with the prostate tends to occur during late years of life, while the aging-related problems along gradually kick in with no exception to sexual function like ejaculation. So, both may increasingly coexist and their cause-effect relationship is hard to define. Nonetheless, all the concerns can be reasonably addressed with current available knowledge, skill... ...Read more