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How big is my prostate at 19?

How big is my prostate at 19?

Your age: Your age is a rough estimate, although it probably overestimates the size. So, maybe 19 cc. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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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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How big should a prostate be before you get it check out?

Enlarged prostate is: Enlarged prostate is usually detected during a routine physical examination by yourphysician before any of the symptoms of prostatic enlargement occur. The enlrgement of all or part of the prostate calls for a psa assay or biopsy of the prostate. ...Read more

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I found out that I have a quite big prostate. It is possible that is why everynight I have to go to the bathroom at least 3 or 4 times? Thanks.

Possibly : BPH and enlarged prostate is one cause of nocturia , getting up at nite. You may not be emptying your bladder due to the enlargement, causing you to get up at nite. BPH may cause bladder overactivity or irritative type symptoms also.However there are many other medical causes such as diabetes congestive heart failure and medications that can cause nocturia. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a man with an big prostate to father a child?

Is it possible for a man with an big prostate to father a child?

Yes: Abstractly 'yes, ' as long as his semen parameters are good an enlarged prostate is not a independent fertility problem. It can depend however on why the prostate is enlarged. Also keep in mind though enlarged prostate is extermely common, it is not always risk-free and deserves careful attention. ...Read more

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How big does a prostate tumor need to be before I absolutely have to get it checked out?

How big does a prostate tumor need to be before I absolutely have to get it checked out?

Check it now: If you have a prostate tumor of any size, i would recommend having it checked out. If it is a cancer, the sooner you know it the better. ...Read more

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I've got diabetes type 2 and i'm taking medicine and my prostate is big. The problem is that i hve to go bsthroom 3 times during bed time.

Check your sugar: If you are urinating frequently at night it could be due to your sugar being high at night, or due to the enlarged prostate causing you to not empty your bladder completely. You should check your sugar when you go to sleep and when you wake up, to see if it is high. If the prostate is the problem, you will need to see a urologist. ...Read more

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Is a big prostate the only reason for experiencing urinary hesitancy & weaker urine stream ?

Is a big prostate the only reason for experiencing urinary hesitancy & weaker urine stream ?

No but it is the : Most common cause by far. A urethral stricture could present somehow similarly but is much less common. Bladder polyp, masses, and stones may act similarly. Need urology evaluation. ...Read more

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How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating?

How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating?

Visit your doctor: Prostate growth is genetic. However, maintaining a sensible diet and monitoring your belly circumference has been shown to improve prostate health. Also, as you grow older, you will notice that caffeine and sulfites (teas, coffees, wine) need to be moderated because they exacerbate urinary symptoms. See your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating when you grow old?

How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating when you grow old?

Eat healthy: Prostate growth is genetic. However, maintaining a sensible diet and monitoring your belly circumference has been shown to improve prostate health. Also, as you grow older, you will notice that caffeine and sulfites (teas, coffees, wine) need to be moderated because they exacerbate urinary symptoms. ...Read more