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Is A Lump In My Groin A Symptom Of 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
I have a pian in my groin area bk of my testicals could it be related to my prostate and could it be prostate cancer?
Testicular pain: Go see your family physician. It's important to evaluate for testicular torsion, a surgical emergency, with sudden onset. Gradual pain can be caused by epididymytis. In your age group, testicular cancer is more of a concern than prostate ca. Testicular ca can present with an enlarged testicle, lump or swelling, pain is rare. Prostate cancer occurs in older men and not with testicular pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain in my groin are and on the bk right side of my testical could it be anything todo with bk prostate or prostate cancer?
I have a pain in my groin or what feels like the back of my right testical im not 100% sure were it is but could it be my prostate or prostate cancer?
Not likely: The prostate is located deep in the pelvis, below the bladder and in front of the rectum. Prostate cancers rarely cause pain. You are 23 years old, so it is much more likely to be either a musculoskeletal strain (groin area) or testicular inflammation (many causes.) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003160.Htm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 44 year old male, my dad had prostate cancer. i found a lump on the outer sac of my right testicle with pain. is this common or shld I worry.?
See MD: It could be an infection/inflamation like epididymitis, orchitis or testicular tosion, hernia, etc. You should see your md and have proper evaluation that will include an ultrasound to your testicle. Most likely, this has nothing to do with your prostate cancer history in your father. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Discuss w/ doctor: Mention this to the provider. That's the person most able to determine the cause and find a corrective action if possible. ...Read more
My dad just diagnosed with prostate cancer. He had a CT abdomen and pelvis with impression : :adjacent fat planes preserved, and with no adenopathy detected.
- mixed lytic and sclerotic adjacent to the sl
With : With the history of prostate ca, the lesions at the bones mentioned at the report correspond to infiltration of the tumor (metastasis). The others are benign findings. Your oncologist should direct his therapy with these findings and may order another studies such a nuclear medicine bone scan to assess the extension of the metastatic disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: If you haven't had a diagnosis of prostate cancer (pca) before, then hip pain is highly unlikely to be the first sign. If your blood psa level was low, then you could practically rule pca out. No need to do this test except to relieve you of unnecessary worry. Even if you do have pca diagnosis, other causes are more likely. It's even more unlikely if the pain is intermittent on both sides. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
History/Exam/Tests: Prostate cancer (cap) does not generally have symptoms until it is fairly advanced and untreatable. Thus screening for cap has been done by asking for any family history of cap, examining the prostate through a rectal exam and by checking a test called prosate specific antigen(psa). If the exam or psa are abnormal, an ultrasound-guided biopsy through the rectum acquires tissue to assess for cap. ...Read more
Variable: Prostate cancer is vanishly rare before 40 years of age. The symptoms are variable and usually there are none. There may be trouble urinating, blood in urine or the symptoms may be due to metastases, such as bone pain. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/prostate-cancer/ds00043/dsection=symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Variable: Prostate cancer is very rare before 40 years of age. Usually there are no symptoms in early prostate cancer. There may be trouble urinating, blood in urine or bone pain due to metastases. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/prostate-cancer/ds00043/dsection=symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frankly,: Bladder outlet obstruction is more common in benign prostatic hypertrophy than cancer, and prosca can be silent. No family hx, no symptoms, many advise steering away from psa screening due to over diagnoisis and harms from rx, but identifying curable prosca at an early stage is a reason to be checked. ...Read more
Several, but rare. : Most prostate cancers in this country are detected by psa screening, and have no initial signs or symptoms. Beyond this group, the first sign can be a nodule or lump felt on the prostate during a digital rectal exam (dre). More advanced cases present with symptoms, such a difficult urination, bone pain, and neurologic deficits, but his is much more rare in a contemporary screened population. ...Read more
Different: Prostate cancer generally does not have any symptoms at early stages. In later stages, there is bone pain, blood in the urine, and blockage of the kidneys. Prostatitis generally causes difficulty with urination such as urinary frequency, urinating at night, and burning with urination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Often none. : In fact, a good number of men who die of "old age" or other reasons are found with prostate cancer in their autopsies they never knew existed. If it grows big enough, men will have the usual symptoms of an enlarged prostate: difficulty starting the urine flow, getting up at nite to pee, etc. If it spreads (and it likes the bone) pain may occur. ...Read more
Varies widely.: Cancer can initially have no symptoms, or generalized symptoms such as weight loss or fatigue. Prostate cancer can present with difficulty urination, blood in the urine, or pelvic or bone pain. Colon cancer can present with blood in the stool, pain with defecation, change in the caliber of stools, and abdominal pain. ...Read more
Sx of Prostate Cance: Many prostate cancers produce no noticeable signs and symptoms until late in their course. A psa or other lab test can serve as a useful screen, but imaging and tissue sampling biopsy studies are required, as is a thorough physical exam. It would be best to consult a urologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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