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Enlarged Prostate And Obesity
Not actually cause: But these 2 keep company. Big prostates casuse bladder outlet symptoms (frequency, urgency, sleep interrupting need to pee), and this brings men in for checks, include psa. Depending on psa level and rate of change, biopsies are done. Perhaps many can be watched, but obstructive symptms need treatment. Finasteride can be used as a prosca preventitive and shrink prostate over time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I have low-T and an enlarged prostate. Does Testosterone interact negatively with the prostate causing worsening of enlarged prostate symptoms?
Flomax (tamsulosin) +T: That is a good question that is still being researched. From a recent article: "Androgen supplementation does not appear to increase the risk of BPH , further suggesting that factors other than androgens are involved in BPH pathologies." http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC317983/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17991536 ...Read more
Should not: Benign prostate enlargement should not cause constipation. Follow with your urologist to make sure your prostate enlargement is benign. Also, see your primary care doc for constipation management. Unless you are checking for someone who is older, you are young for having enlarged prostate. Need seen to resolve both issues. ...Read more
Bph and ED: This are separate issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can lymp nodes and enlarged glands shrink after treatment for TB lympadentitis. Can extrapulmonary TB cause lung scarring because of enlarged glands?
BPH and Renal Cysts: Enlarged prostate (BPH) results from an increase number of cells in the gland. Medicines to shrink or relax the prostate are sufficient for many. Some require surgery. Simple kidney cysts arise for unclear reasons but are harmless. When cysts are more complex or cause kidney dysfunction, evaluation and treatment, usually with close follow up, are critical. Bph and cysts are common benign problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ca in older: Prostate cancer and BPH cause identical symptoms: hesitancy, dribbling, and frequent nighttime urination. Cancer is unregulated growth. Nodular bumpy , firm, enlarged prostate psa and alkaline phosphatase elevated. Treatment: monitoring to surgery to radiation therapy to hormonal therapy BPH = common after age 40.“boggy” prostate psa elevated. Treatment – medication turp, thermal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
66yo female w indolent sll has small but enlarged node at main portal vein. No enlargmt of liver or spleen. Might this cause stomach pain & fullness?
What causes PSA levels to increase after prostate removal due to prostate gland enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia)?
Increased levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in your blood can be a sign of prostate cancer: However, cancer is just one of several possible causes of increased PSA. Prostate tissue normally releases small amounts of PSA into your blood. When the prostate grows, PSA levels increase. When the entire prostate is removed, PSA levels fall close to zero. Most procedures used to treat an enlarged prostate remove only part of the prostate, which partially decreases PSA levels. After any enlarged prostate procedure, a number of factors can cause PSA levels to go up again. For example: Prostate cancer. , Recurrent benign prostate growth. , Inflammation of prostate tissue (prostatitis). . If you have increasing PSA levels after surgery for enlarged prostate, your doctor might recommend: A wait-and-see approach. , Medication. , Additional tests. ...Read more
Here are some ...: The issue and debate on PSA has evolved drastically over the past 10 years although it has been around since 1970. To address the essential information on PSA uncertainty and debate, please review the articles in http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html. I do believe you will gain a solid synopsis of PSA. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Morbidly obese. Getting work up for vsg surgery and liver is enlarged but blood work ok. Can obesity cause enlarged liver?
No, not necessarily.: Though men with enlarged prostates tend to have more urinary symptoms, there is no clear correlation between prostate volume and urinary bother. Prostates increase in size because nodules of tissue within the prostate enlarge. If a nodule starts to block urine outflow, you can get urinary frequency even with a relatively small prostate. Some men with very large prostates have minimal bother. ...Read more
Can prostate artery embolisation be used when the enlarged prostate is due to chronic bacterial prostatitis?
For BPH: At your age(70) pr.art. emb. is one of the newer modalities to treat enlarged prostate when med fail.The enlarged prostate you have is almost surely due to BPH,assuming that there is no suspicion of prostate cancer by digital rectal exam or an abnormal PSA that was evaluated.BPH(benign prostatic hypertrophy)is not due to bacterial prostatitis. Hope this answers your question & that u see urologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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