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What are most commonly diagnosed prostate diseases after 60?

What are most commonly diagnosed prostate diseases after 60?

BPH, prostate cancer: Benign prostatic hyperplasia

storage symptoms include urinary frequency, urgency, urgency incontinence, and voiding at night (nocturia).

Voiding symptoms include urinary stream, needing to wait for the stream to begin, stream starts and stops intermittently

prostate cancer may cause pain, difficulty in urinating, problems during sexual intercourse, or erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Carroll
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Prostate Diseases (Definition)

Prostate diseases mean some disorders of the prostate which may affect your daily living now or in the future, and may or may not have symptoms. Common examples are infection/inflammation, poor relaxation, enlargement, prostate cancer, etc. Any doubt? Be evaluated & counseled timely by following instructions described in articles listed in http://www. ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Prostate diseases?

What is the definition or description of: Prostate diseases?

Here is. ..: Prostate diseases mean some disorders of the prostate which may affect your daily living now or in the future, and may or may not have symptoms. Common examples are infection/inflammation, poor relaxation, enlargement, prostate cancer, etc. Any doubt? Be evaluated & counseled timely by following instructions described in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best... ...Read more

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How are prostate diseases diagnosed? How do doctors know how severe it is?

How are prostate diseases diagnosed? How do doctors know how severe it is?

Several ways.: Prostate diseases are diagnosed a number of different ways: by assessing patient symptoms and signs, by physical exam, by imagining such as ct, mri, or ultrasound, cystoscopy, or by biopsy. Assessing severity depends on the type of prostate disease: BPH severity depends on symptoms and cystoscopic findings, cancer depends on biopsy grade & clinical stage, infection depends on symptoms and imaging. ...Read more

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Can benign prostate diseases be prevented?

Can benign prostate diseases be prevented?

BPH: BPH is usually an inherited trait although some studies have shown a diet high in red-meat and fat content (western diet) can increase the risk as well. The use of medication after the age of 50 such as Finasteride or Dutasteride can slow down bph. Check w your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the frequency the urinary symptoms of prostate diseases?

What is the frequency the urinary symptoms of prostate diseases?

Varies with disease: Benign prostatic hypertrophy, bph, is associated w. Urinary frequency day & more at night + slowing down of force & caliber of stream. Symptoms increase as obstrruction from enlarging prostate increases. Ultimately urinary retenention can occur. In time all symptomatic. Early to moderate prostate cancer can be symptom free, few have blood. All patients w prostatitis are symptomatic w pain +/or uti. ...Read more

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Do prostate diseases affect how men pee? How do they quantify their symptoms?

Do prostate diseases affect how men pee? How do they quantify their symptoms?

Yes they can.: Due to the location of the prostate at the outflow point of the bladder, diseases of the prostate often present as urinary problems. These symptoms are usually quantified by questionnaires which are scored. A common one used by urologists is the international prostate symptom score (ipss or auasi). This is based on 7 questions about urinary symptoms and bother. ...Read more

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I'm 49. Is it possible to get prostate disease?

I'm 49. Is it possible to get prostate disease?

Yes.: The most common diseases of the prostate are: enlargement of the prostate (bph), which tends to bother older men (over 50); prostatitis, inflammation or infection that occurs at any age; and prostate cancer, which usually presents at advanced age but has been detected earlier with widespread screening. Once you turn 50, start seeing your physician for colonoscopy and physical exams. ...Read more

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Why is it important to monitor markers for prostate disease?

Why is it important to monitor markers for prostate disease?

Early detection: There is only one widely used marker for prostate cancer which is psa. Prostate cancer is a potentially devastating disease that is best managed when caught early, a benefit for screening. Prostate cancer in its early stages generally causes no symptoms and thus may only be detected with a blood test or rectal exam. Debate, however, exists for which men should undergo treatment. ...Read more

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Can prostate disease and erectile problem be related?

Can prostate disease and erectile problem be related?

Erectile dysfunc.: Possible. Consult your pcp for possible referral to a urologist to explore organic causes. ...Read more

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If I usually have high-volume ejaculations, should I be worried that I have prostate disease?

If I usually have high-volume ejaculations, should I be worried that I have prostate disease?

No: Hi volume ejaculates are not indicative of disease. There are multiple factors that determine a high versus low volume ejaculate but is usually not a problem. ...Read more

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Does prostate disease reduce or end the sexual desire in a man if he is over 60?

Does prostate disease reduce or end the sexual desire in a man if he is over 60?

Sexual desire: Generally, sexual desire problems are either psychological, due to low testosterone or a combination of both. Men with prostate enlargement and prostate cancer can have normal sexual desire. Unfortunately, some of the treatments for these diseases can have an adverse effect upon sexual desire. ...Read more

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How will prostate disease treatment affect my continence?

How will prostate disease treatment affect my continence?

Continence: The prostate is located in a position in the urinary tract where any disease process can affect urinary control. I suggest that you see a urologist to discuss your concerns in more detail. Www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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How can I deal with impotence after prostate disease?

How can I deal with impotence after prostate disease?

See urologist: There are several options. If the pills don't work then you can try injections, the pump, or muse (alprostadil). If nothing else works a prostheses. ...Read more

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Can a enlarged spleen have anything to do with prostate disease?

Can a enlarged spleen have anything to do with prostate disease?

Not related: Spleen is related to the hemopoietic (blood) & lymphatic systems & not related to the prostate gland. ...Read more

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Can a lot of masturbation cause any type of prostate disease or cancer?

Can a lot of masturbation cause any type of prostate disease or cancer?

No: In fact some studies suggest that sexually active men may reduce their risk of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease. E-coli in urine. Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.

21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease. E-coli in urine. Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.

Advanced question: If resistance is seen with 2 classes of antibiotic drugs, an alternate antibiotic which e coli is sensitive to, will be chosen and the source of the infection- likely a chronic Foley catheter- will be removed. You ICU team of doctors is the most appropriate group to ask this question, specifically the id specialist (if there is one in your institution). ...Read more

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Is prostate enlargement a lifestyle disease?

Is prostate enlargement a lifestyle disease?

No: Prostate enlargement occurs from hormonal control over the prostate gland. It is a normal occurence in men as they age. Depending on one's circulating hormones and the person's affect from these hormones, the amount of prostate enlargement is variable from man to man. ...Read more

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Can medicines make prostate enlargement worse?

Can medicines make prostate enlargement worse?

No.: There are no medications with a known side effect of prostate enlargement (bph). Although testosterone and estrogen may be involved in the development of bph, these hormones alone are not sufficient to cause bph, so as medications, these are not considered to cause enlargement. Certain medications can make the urinary symptoms related to an enlarged prostate worse. ...Read more

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Prostate is on 3rd grade. What I have to do. Take medicine or surgery.

See your urologist: I do not know what 3rd grade means - is it enlarged or is it grade 3 cancer of the prostate. Your urologist can advise you. If it is cancer, I would get a 2nd opinion from an oncologist who specializes in prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Could you recommend some alternate medicine for prostate glands enlargement.?

None, although...: All touted supplements as alternative medicine for prostate enlargement have not been proven to be effective as claimed, ; their ingredients are about the same including saw palmetto, pygeum, some pollen, vitamins, zinc, selenium, lycopene, amino acids, etc. So, I wouldn't openly recommend their use, but you may try with available money ; own risk. Current mainstay of rx is 5-alpha reductase inhib. ...Read more

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I have a pt w/crohn's disease who recently underwent seeding for prostate ca; his Crohn's is now ragingly flared up &resisting all tx-any experience?

I have a pt w/crohn's disease who recently underwent seeding for prostate ca; his Crohn's is now ragingly flared up &resisting all tx-any experience?

Brachytherapy: Radioactice seed implant into the prostate for prostate cancer can result in significant proctitis and flaring of chron's symptoms. Depending on the isotope used, it likely will be 3 or 4 months before the radiation irritation to the bowel subsides. Can't halt the radiation effects like you can with external beam tx. ...Read more

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Is urmax.04 is the proper medicine for prostate pain?

Is urmax.04 is the proper medicine for prostate pain?

No: Not specific for prostate pain. Used for
treating painful/ irritating symptoms of the urinary tract from urinary tract infections/diagnostic procedures.
It is a urinary antiseptic/acidifier, analgesic, and anticholinergic combination. It works by killing bacteria in the urine, decreasing pain and inflammation, and reducing muscle spasms in the urinary tract. Need to find source of prostate pain. ...Read more

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Can hardness prostate be caused by any kind of medicine?

Biopsy: Not likely, probably either has BPH- benign prostatic hyperplasia vs malignancy. Needs to be evaluated by urologist for biopsy ...Read more

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Do any herbal drugs shrink prostate enlargement?

Do any herbal drugs shrink prostate enlargement?

None proven: Saw palmetto may make you feel better but has not been showed to shrink the prostate. The group of medical drugs called 5-alpha-reuductase inhibitors (avodart, proscar) are medically proven to shrink the prostate. ...Read more

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Can there be alternative medicine to keep prostate health?

Cardiac diet: In looking at alternative therapies, nutraceutical experts had suggested the cardiac diet often leads to good urologic health as well. Conventional therapies include Alpha blockers which relax the stroma which is smooth muscle in the prostate gland land allow for easier urinary flow. Five Alpha reductase inhibitors may reduce the size of the gland or at least prevent further growth. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are there alternative medicine to keep prostate health?

Not really, ...: All so-called prostate health supplements contain the following ingredients - saw palmetto, pygeum, zinc, selenium, lycopene, multiple vitamins, etc., and fail to generate constant effect/benefits as claimed. So, no magic pill for prostate health. ...Read more

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What to do about prostate enlargement - oral medicines - reverse ejaculation?

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Here are some. ..: "Older" men having slow urine flow are often told of having enlarged prostate, but it's not always a case and many of them simply results from poor relaxation of prostate urethra. Nonetheless, the initial mainstay of caring for such is using alpha-blocker to serve such purpose, but retrograde ejaculation may occur in some. If bothered by such, try different one hoping to minimize it. So, ask Doc ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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