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Doctor insights on: Is It Possible For Prostatitis To Lead To Testicular Carcinoma

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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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'06-diagnosed w/prostatitis. '11-testicular/groin dull aching but urol. Found nothing serious. '13-intermittently, the dull ache is back. Thoughts?

Prostatitis : The chronic time course of your symptom description certainly sounds like chronic prostatitis. Lifestyle behavior modifications, dietary factors, hydration status, and even stress have been implicated in this condition. Have an examination by your doctor to make sure it is not something more serious requiring urgent attention. ...Read more

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Does testicular veins swell and tender to touch if a person have std, UTI or prostatitis?

Does testicular veins swell and tender to touch if a person have std, UTI or prostatitis?

No: Most common cause for enlarged testicular veins is a left sided varicocele. Feels like a "bag of worms" if subject is standing. Stds or utis can cause epididymitis causing scrotal swelling and tenderness of testes & epididymis in region of testicular veins. Prostatitis causes a very tender prostate but does not affect testicular veins. ...Read more

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My right testis pains doctor said i had testicular microcalcification n prostatitis infection sometimes my right legs also gets pain.Really frustrated?

My right testis pains doctor said i had testicular microcalcification n prostatitis infection sometimes my right legs also gets pain.Really frustrated?

Prostatitis: Prostate inflammation and/or congestion may cause radiation of discomfort to the upper legs. If you haven't been checked by a urologist, i would do so. Otherwise another type of treatment will be needed. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having prostate cancer vs. Having prostatitis at age 41?

What are the chances of having prostate cancer vs. Having prostatitis at age 41?

More prostatitis: Chances of having prostate cancer at age 40 1 in 10000 vs 60 to 70 age group 1 in 15 peak age is 55 and up and rare in young. At the age of 41 prostatitis is common not cancer. ...Read more

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I suspect i may hav prostatitis as i've been urinatin much more frequently for quite a few months now. Could it possibly be prostrate cancer?

I suspect i may hav prostatitis as i've been urinatin much more frequently for quite a few months now. Could it possibly be prostrate cancer?

Unlikely: Prostate cancer doesn't occur in 20 year olds so you're ok from that perspective. However, frequent urination could be from bladder or prostate infection, diabetes, or bladder dysfunction. See your primary care doctor for some easy blood and urine tests. ...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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Dr. James Kuan
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Prostatitis (Definition)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a gland located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more