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I have a large lump on the bottom of my scrotum. Is this a common sign of prostate cancer?

I have a large lump on the bottom of my scrotum. Is this a common sign of prostate cancer?

No: Most of the time, here are no external signs of prostate cancer. This could be skin related, testicular related but unlikely to be due to prostate cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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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


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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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.?

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 more

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92 year old male prostate cancer hormone injection left a small lump which is getting bigger?

92 year old male prostate cancer hormone injection left a small lump which is getting bigger?

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

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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

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 more

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When one has intermittent bone pain in the hips, is that a symptom of prostate cancer?

When one has intermittent bone pain in the hips, is that a symptom of prostate cancer?

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 more

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What exactly is the symptom of prostate cancer?

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

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Can somebody please tell me the symptoms of prostate cancer?

Can somebody please tell me the symptoms of prostate cancer?

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 more

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I need to know the main symptoms for prostate cancer thankyou?

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 more

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Might any of the symptoms suggesting prostate cancer be a sign of something else in your body?

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

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Can you please tell me the prostate cancer symptoms?

Can you please tell me the prostate cancer symptoms?

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

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How are the symptoms of prostate cancer and prostatitis different?

How are the symptoms of prostate cancer and prostatitis different?

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 more

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Doctors, what are the real prostate cancer symptoms?

Doctors, what are the real prostate cancer symptoms?

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

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What are the symptoms of having prostate cancer and colon cancer?

What are the symptoms of having prostate cancer and colon cancer?

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

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What are the symptoms of prostate cancer with bone metsmy dad is 82.

What are the symptoms of prostate cancer with bone metsmy dad is 82.

Bone mets: People with metastatic disease within the bone often have extreme pain and will ofter suffer a pathologic fracture that will not heal. ...Read more

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What are signs & symptoms of prostate cancer father had prostate and bladder cancer

What are signs & symptoms of prostate cancer father had prostate and bladder cancer

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 more

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What are signs& symptoms of prostate cancer father has history of prostate& bladder ca

What are signs& symptoms of prostate cancer father has history of prostate& bladder ca

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 more

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I had weird symptoms went to er, the doc did a quik chek for prostate cancer if it hurt way too much is that a sign I have it? He was unsure

I had weird symptoms went to er, the doc did a quik chek for prostate cancer if it hurt way too much is that a sign I have it? He was unsure

Unlikely: Too difficult to answer your question based on your question. But generally pelvic pain is not a presenting symptom of prostate cancer. At your age of 26, it is unlikely that you fit the risk profile. Please read the link below by the american cancer society for further information. Http://m.cancer. Org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-risk-factors. ...Read more

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What are the real symptoms of prostate cancer?

What are the real symptoms of prostate cancer?

Varies: Prostate cancer may have no symptoms at all. This is a good reason for men over 50 to be screened for prostate cancer. Depending on size and spread of tumor a man may have urinary symptoms, including bleeding in urine, back pain from tumor having spread to the bone, weakness, weight loss, pelvic discomfort etc are other symptoms, but are signs of late disease. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis method for prostate cancer and what are some signs or symptoms of prostate cancer?

What is the diagnosis method for prostate cancer and what are some signs or symptoms of prostate cancer?

See details: Prostate cancer is diagnosed by the biopsy of the prostate. The value and use of the psa blood test is one of the greatest controversies in medicine. There may be no symptoms. If the prostate is enlarged there may be changes in the urinary stream or going more frequently. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the symptoms of prostate cancer?

Doctors, what are the symptoms of prostate cancer?

No symptoms: Most of the time it is asymptomatic. In its late stages there can be poor urine flow, painful urination, or blood in the urine. ...Read more

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Symptoms of prostate cancer metastasis?

Symptoms of prostate cancer metastasis?

Prostate cancer: The most common metastatic site would be bones-although it also can go to other sites- lymph glands, lung, liver etc. Symptoms will depend on the location of metastases. Bone pain, fractures would be the symptoms of bony mets. If spread to the adjacent area such as bladder area- blood in urine, lower abdomen pain, prob wi/ urination, obstruction can happen. Weight loss, weakness are common too. ...Read more

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Symptoms for Prostate cancer very similar to my diabetic symptoms. Turning 51 in a few days. Should I request PSA test?

Not symptomatic: As a rule. Occasionally presents with blood in urine. Might notice some slowing down of urinary strew. Quite reasonable to get PSA tested in view of both age & concern. Symptoms most likely those on Diabetic Neuropathy. Your Dr. Can order the PSA & perform a digital rectal examination. ...Read more

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Can a man have prostate cancer with no pain symptoms? A cyscoscspy showed no cancer fragment but still scared got told chronic prostatitis for sure

Can a man have prostate cancer with no pain symptoms? A cyscoscspy showed no cancer fragment but still scared got told chronic prostatitis for sure

Yes: Prostate cancer is usually painless until very late. It is very uncommon in men your age. Chronic prostatitis is a family of disease -- with or without demonstrable infection -- and whatever you actually have is likely to be a longtime nuisance and very unlikely to be a prostate cancer or to lead to one. Antibiotics, stool softeners & more may be in your future. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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


Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Prostate Cancer (Definition)

The second most common cancer after skin cancer ...Read more