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Does Having A Uti Increase My Risk Of Getting Prostate Cancer
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
Cant have cancer: Prpstate cancer is a disease of aged individuals. It is sustected that it occures from a mmtv virsus that infects the prostate. Usually starts at about 50 years of age increasing in number to the 80s and associated with hypertrophy and urinary symptoms, a rising psa and a palpable nodule on rectum. ...Read more
18 yrs old. Worried frequent ejaculation (once every 4-5 days or so) over a year or two may increase risk of prostate cancer? Should i get tested now?
18 yrs old. Worried frequent masturbation (once every 4-5 days or so) over a year or two may increase risk of prostate cancer? Should i get tested?
I have prostate cancer, had radiation & injections for 2 yrs. Can't get' erected. Any meds to help?
DON'T GO THIS ALONE: You need to discuss this with your urologist. I can't offer any real help with this forum, so monday morning, you call , or have your doctor call, your urologist, so you can have a thorough discussion. Then, you may be able to reach some appropriate management of your problem. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enjoy eating eggs but read study eggs increase risk of prostate cancer. Is this true ? Should I limit or quit eating eggs ? Are eggs healthy ? Thanks
See below: The great "egg" debate about whether eggs are good or bad for you has been going on for many years and will likely continue to do so. A study from 5 years ago reported an 81% increase in lethal prostate cancer (PCa) in men who ate >2.5 eggs per week. But other factors were involved as well. Best advice for PCa prevention: heart-healthy diet, exercise, maintain proper body weight, avoid tobacco use ...Read more
22. I masturbated about once a day. Worried that I will get prostate cancer later in life. Should I stop?
If I chose radiation over surgery for prostate cancer and the cancer came back. Would that mean my body would get too much radiation?
Talk to doctor: Generally speaking, the doctors only treat the body with as much radiation as it can tolerate. Nothing is absolutely certain in this life and cancers do recur after radiation treatment. They also can recur after surgery. ...Read more
My father had prostate cancer 5 years ago when he was 52 (now free). I'm a 25 year old male. When should I get screenings for all types of cancer?
Screening Prostate : A good source for recommendations regarding screening is the american cancer society, cancer.Org. Guidelines for prostate cancer screening are controversial. The acs recommends that men at high risk, aa with 1st degree relatives diagnosed earlier than 65, should start discussing pros and cons of screening (psa and digital rectal exam) with their doctors starting at age 40. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We don't know: Prostate cancer is not a cancer that one just "gets". Its appears to be a multifactorial diease that is influenced by genetics but may also occur sporadically without any family history. There has been recent data to show that viyamin e may increase chances of getting cancer but there are no other specific links thus far. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just had dinner with friends. They said a classmate just got diagnosed with prostate cancer. I didn't know what to say. Why would someone get that?
Random: You are making a general inquiry of why anyone would get any disease. There are some personal risks which can be avoided (like smoking and lung cancer or sun exposure and skin cancer), but most cancers are personal accidents and bad luck. There is no specific trigger for prostate cancer but treatment is available. Your classmate probably is seeing a urologist for this. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pros Ca: Does no seem to be associated with radiation exposure. All cells can be damaged genetically by radiation, and mis-repair of the damage, or inability to repair can lead to tumorogenic mutations. These events are quite rare. Long terem survivors do have higher thaexpected incidences of new tumors, perhaps due to treatment, including xrt. ...Read more
It just doesn't: One of the cults is telling this to young people to frighten them. It's totally made up. These people are rotten. Enjoy your body, and accept the reassurance that it also won't make you demented, bald, infertile or any of the other stuff. Think about something wholesome -- maybe the person that you do / will love -- rather than internet garbage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Never proved...: Such speculation has never been proven despite its sporadic mentioning in the past. I hope no one uses this unproven talk as the excuse for sex obsession; obsession & overindulgence are the most common chronic killers of life. More on this view? Go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html. Have the monks had a higher incidence of prostate cancer? ...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
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
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