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Could Stage Iv Prostate Cancer Cause Blood To Appear In My Urine
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
My husband tested negative for prostate cancer, but now has blood in his urine. What could be causing this?
I have blood in my urine post 6 weeks scope to bladder for prostate cancer side effects, it happened after sex?
Possible, but...: Seeing gross hematuria after intercourse under your reported scenario is possible, but bears no alarm as long as voiding comfortably & have no fever. To help undrstand bloody urine in general, view article in http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. For life reality, view lists of Facts of Life-1,2,&3 by clicking the BUTTON on the left side of HOME of www.formefirst.com. Best... ...Read more
My father has stage 4 prostate cancer its in his blood hes 92 yrs old the docs say they cought it to late, how long does he have?
If u have prostate cancer or sumthing wrong with it would it show on a urine exam? Same goes 4 gallbladder?
No: Prostate ca does not show up on a urine exam.It is diagnosed by a combination of a digital rectal exam, a blood test ( psa ) , and finally a biopsy of the prostate. An abnormal gall bladder does show up in the blood, an abnormal physical exam, and many times requires additional x-rays or other imaging tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having a DRE for prostate cancer but my doctor wants a urine sample.What can this urine sample show him? Thanks
My father age 52 years had recurrent pus cells in urine from past 3 months , is this related with prostate cancer though his psa test are normal.
Diagnosed with prostate cancer, resulting in surgical removal 4 months ago. Since, I have night sweats and subst. Amount of urine flow every night.
Prostate cancer: Sorry to hear about your prostate cancer. Fortunately, if diagnosed early recovery is very likely. Surgical treatment tends to be more prone to longer recoveries and problems such as uroinary incontinence. Most of the time, with time, this will improve significantly. The concern here is the night sweat issue. I presume your doctor has check for chronic post-op infections? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do I have prostate cancer? I have zero symptoms and urine tests are fine but I do have a tiny sensation in the tip of my penis? Started after Lexapro (escitalopram)
No.: The sensation you describe does not raise any suspicion for prostate cancer. Given your age (25), there is no advantage for prostate cancer screening at this time. If you continue to feel this sensation and it is bothersome, work with your physician and see if it may be related to your Lexapro (escitalopram) prescription. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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My father is in prostate cancer remission, mom said is urine has a horrific smell even if just a dribble his urine came bk negative? No asparagus ate?
Urine tested positive for blood said its normal for patients that had radiation therapy for prostate cancer also are ther any cancer cells in urine bl?
Possibly: Radiation therapy can cause inflammatory changes in the bladder which can result in microscopic blood in the urine. However a urine cytology should be performed to rule out possibly bladder abnormalities. Additionally, if the history of radiation therapy is in the past, then a cystoscopy (camera to look in your urethra and bladder) may be warranted. Please discuss further with your doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.
24 yo men: Do not get prostate cancer. You could have persistent prostatitis. I'm confused about perineal ejacaulate if you do not have perineal urination as well. You need to see a urologist that can examine external genitalia, perineum, rectum and cystourethroscopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My man has stage 3 prostate cancer even though the blood test was negative. How could the test have been wrong?
PSA is not perfect: Blood tests are molecules shed from the surface of a tumor into the blood. The ones available for most tumors are carbohydrate markers that are only of value for tumor response and not diagnosis. The prefix to these markers are CA 125 for ovary and CA 19.9 for pancreatic Ca. The CA refers to carbohydrate antigen. PSA is such an antigen and unreliable in about 40% of patients. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my man has stage 3 prostate cancer even though the blood test was negative. how can that be?
Psa normal: Not all prostate cancers express PSA. Therefore, someone can have a prostate cancer but still have a normal PSA. I have heard estimates as high as 5-10% of prostate cancers do not express PSA. This is one of the reasons why a prostate exam should be done in addition to a PSA test for screening. At stage 3, he should proceed for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Pink blood occasionally coming out of my bowl to underpant (2-4ml). is it a sign of bowl cancer? i had prostate cancer and tested PSA its 0.2. thot?
Hemorrhoids: likely not. The causes include hemorrhoids , anal fissure, which are common being conditions. Anal fissure causes pain after defecation. The possibility of a neoplasm or cancer in the anus or rectum needs to be entertained.to start , an ano rectal exam is needed. Followed by an endoscopic evaluation. Of course being anemic , goes with cancer. Angiodysplasia or fragile vessels may be causative too ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...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
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