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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. Julie Abbott
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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

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Can an enlarged prostate cause e.D?

Unlikely : In general, prostatic enlargement is unrelated to erectile dysfunction. The only connection is that the incidence of both increase with age. ...Read more

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I am 19 year old my prostate is increasing. What is problem with me?

Need more info: 19 year old males are uncommonly afflicted with prostate problems. So you may have other urinary tract issues that you perceive as "prostate" in origin. I would suggest having your primary care physician review your history, do an exam, and check your urine to arrive at a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Could you potentially have prostate cancer at 19?

Could you potentially have prostate cancer at 19?

Essentially 0%. : Prostate cancer has one of the strongest relationships between age and any human malignancy. In data from the national cancer institute's surveillance, epidemiology and end results (seer) program, 0.0% were diagnosed under age 34; 0.6% between 35 and 44; 9.5% between 45 and 54; 31.6% between 55 and 64; 35.5% between 65 and 74; 18.6% between 75 and 84; and 4.1% 85+ years of age. ...Read more

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What is prostate massage?

What is prostate massage?

Rectal examination: This is where a finger is placed into the rectum and the prostate gland is palpated and gently massaged to help express secretions. This can help decrease the symptoms of prostatitis in some men. ...Read more

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What makes a prostate hurt?

What makes a prostate hurt?

Lots of things: Infection of the prostate, prostatitis is the most common. See your provider for an exam and urine sample. ...Read more

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Why is the prostate removed?

Prostatectomy: Prostate is removed because of benign prostate hyperplasia causing urinary obstruction to relieve obstruction carcinoma of prostate in some cases. ...Read more

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What food irritates the prostate?

What food irritates the prostate?

Several: Alcohol is a known irritant. Also caffeine, fried foods, and spicy foods -- especially those with peppers. ...Read more

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What is a s a connected to prostate?

Anesthesiology use: Asa classification is use by anesthesiologists to grade general medical status of a patient. I.E asa 1 = perfectly healthy, asa 2 = 1 or 2 non serious co-morbidities which should be noted, but should not interfere with adminstration of anesthesia. Asa3 = serious co-morbidities such as hemophilia, recent heart attack etc. Which may seriously affect patient during anesthesia +/or surgery. ...Read more

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To ride on bycicle affects the prostate?

To ride on bycicle affects the prostate?

Sometimes: A hard narrow seat can result in acute or even chronic prostatitis. If that describes your seat, change it to one with more padding. ...Read more

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Is 12mg doxasosin acceptable for prostate.

Is 12mg doxasosin acceptable for prostate.

Yes ...: Doxazosin (part of the Alpha Blocker family) works by relaxing the muscles around prostate and neck of bladder making it easier to pass urine. The indication for treatment is Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH), or prostatism. One common side effect is postural hypotension (low blood pressure) which is more common at higher doses. See ... patient.info/health/alpha-blockers ... for more information. ...Read more

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