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How Big Is My Prostate At 19
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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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