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Could My Enlarged Prostate Be Pinching My Urethra
The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more
Yes: As a man ages, the prostate gland enlarges and causes a blockage to the outflow of urine from the bladder. This can be treated with medications. If medications fail, then surgery is the next step depending on the amount of blockage and urinary symptoms present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pian in my groin area bk of my testicals could it be related to my prostate and could it be prostate cancer?
Testicular pain: Go see your family physician. It's important to evaluate for testicular torsion, a surgical emergency, with sudden onset. Gradual pain can be caused by epididymytis. In your age group, testicular cancer is more of a concern than prostate ca. Testicular ca can present with an enlarged testicle, lump or swelling, pain is rare. Prostate cancer occurs in older men and not with testicular pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain in my groin are and on the bk right side of my testical could it be anything todo with bk prostate or prostate cancer?
I have what feels like a rough mass around my vas deferens of my left testical. I have noticed slight discomfrt from yesterday. Could it be cancerous?
Get evaluated.: To be reassuring, what you are describing sounds like an epididymal cyst, a very common, benign, and non-cancerous condition. Masses outside of the testicle itself are rarely malignant. However, i recommend you get an exam to make sure it is not something that may warrant a testicular ultrasound. I applaud your use of testicular self examinations. Continue them to see if you notice any changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly; see doctor: One who gets pain at a little toe, while having a prostate infection and an erection, has an intriguing symptom, since the toe is about 3 feet from the prostate. However, nerves that come out of the sacrum (the bottom of the lower back) travel to the prostate, travel to the little toes, and also cause erections. The person may be getting "referred pain" to the toe. A neurologist can figure it out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have noticed my right prostate is 50% more bigger then my left prostate could there be a problem.?
Please re-phrase...: You only have one prostate. Do you mean your testicle? ...Read more
Could lump in my sternal notch could be causing intermittent ear pain? No infection. 30yrf. I have residual thymus, "may" be my mass? Growing/painless
I just asked about a small knot above the back of my penis and a doctor said it could be an enlarged lymph node. Could masterbation affect this?
Slightly swollen lymph node in right groin, could it be from my pinched rib pinching my lymph system? I can't get my rib pain to go away either.
No: The swollen lymph node in the groin is not from the "pinched rib". ...Read more
I noticed a small bump where my euretha connects to my pelvis. The euretha has also shrunk inward. What could this be?
Well most females: Cannot directly inspect their urethra which is hard to see. But you should ask your doctor about this. I would get a doctor to look at you and decide if you really have any change related to your female urethra. What age are you? ...Read more
See below: I doubt, the kidney as more likely to be felt in the front of the abdomen, the structures in your back eg the big muscles, prevent it from showing up in the back. ...Read more
What is a varicocele? Doctors have suggested my enlarged right testicle with a heavy chord attached to it and upward toward my groin may be varicocele
? Like bag of worms: 99% of varicoceles occur on left side, and feel like a "bag of worms" if you feel your scrotum when standing. Varicoceles empty when you are lying down. Your symtoms are more likely due to a hydrocele. Please see a urologist because there is always a remote chance that this might be serious, although odds are 99% that it is benign. In addition, it will be taken care of. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just checked my prostate due to head tingling and discomfort near anus , it felt spongey and firm when pressed, is this bad?
What?: You can't check your own prostate.Get a more detailed answer ›
Feeling pinch like pain in my penis tip (opening), no discharge or burning when peeing, what could be wrong?
Something hard insde penis at tip of urethra and some minor pain if pushed on, urologist said maybe calcification? Being STD tests came back clean?
Calcification penis: If the urologist reassured you there is no problem then you dont have to worry, i will check it again in three months with the urologist.If you are not satisfied, get a second opinion. ...Read more
I am having enlargement on left side of penis that is scrotum but the testicles are
normal due to enlargement left testicles pushing to right side?
Yes indeed: Internal pelvic pain, originating in the bladder, prostate, etc is a kind of "visceral" pain -- the same kind that occurs with intestinal or other problems inside the abdomen. Such pain is always quite diffuse and can be perceived in places quite far from the origin. Also, pain can radiate to areas served by the same nerves. Prostate and bladder pain often radiate to the testicles. ...Read more
What would cause pain and discomfort in your chest during vaginal intercourse? Like, it felt like my partner was pushing out my ribcage.
What could this be? swollen node I can palpate easily, feels small, half finger nail maybe. maybe posterior cervical? right side back base of my neck
Possible: It is possible to have an enlarged prostate at age 30. Is there a family history of prostate disease or cancer? Urethral disorders may give some difficulty with voiding that are similar to prostate obstruction symptoms. You should be seen for a physical exam and urine studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bph and ED: This are separate issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes It Is True: Pumpkin seeds contain compound called phytosterols which may help shrink enlarged prostate they also contain chemical that may prevent some conversion of testosterone into dht(dihydrotestosterone).High level of Dht are associated with enlarged prostate you need to consume 1oz of shelled pumpkin seeds three times a day. ...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
What to do if I have many symptoms of enlarged prostate gland and i'm becoming worried. What could happen?
See urologist timely: Prostate size is not always linearly related with voiding symptoms. Voiding symptoms for a 34-y-o man may result from poor relaxation of bladder neck or urethral stricture. To detail & elaborate possible causes for troubling voiding in an individual young man, go to see a urologist for proper evaluation and Rx. 400-letter space and online discussion are not enough to detail, So, again, go to see.. ...Read more
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've been diagnosed with enlarged prostate and read that green tea can somewhat help, but doesn't green tea have caffeine which could bother prostate?
Here are some...: Over time, the test for enlarged prostate has evolved & changed, evolving to be more accurate. Traditionally, it is by men's voiding symptoms, but proved to highly inaccurate & not linearly correlated. Then, by digital rectal exam(DRE), it is very examiner subjective - at best a rough estimate, but later refined & described by finger breath(FB),..; over the past 3 decades, by transrectal US - good ...Read more
BPH Options: Alpha-blockers are pills to relax the muscles around the prostate, quickly increasing flow and reducing bother. 5-? reductase pills will shrink the gland, but these work slowly. Several surgical options can remove the blockage, either with heat to shrink it or lasers/electricity to core it out or vaporize it. Discuss your symptoms and bother with your doctor. Most patients try meds first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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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