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My semen doesn't shoot far at all. Could it be that I have an enlarged prostate?

My semen doesn't shoot far at all. Could it be that I have an enlarged prostate?

Aging: With aging process and coincident with prostate enlargement, there is often less seminal volume, ejaculatory force and trajectory and diminished sensation with orgasm. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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


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Can a cystoscope show if I have an enlarged prostate?

Can a cystoscope show if I have an enlarged prostate?

Too young for it: Prostate enlargement is a problem of later years, starting at 50 years of age and causing symptoms in your 60s. You do not need a cystoscopy to check its size, it is beat done with a physicians finger in the rectum. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an enlarged prostate weighing about 140gms.?

What to do if I have an enlarged prostate weighing about 140gms.?

FOLLOW UR DOCs ADVIC: That is a rather large prostate and you need to have it checked by your urologist, get psa level done and if symptomatic and normal psa, you may need meds to shrink the prostate and improve urinary flow.Or surgery as may be recommended if psa is high you may need a biopsy to rile out cancer if biopsy positive discuss options with your urologist/oncologist. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have an enlarged prostate weighing about 140gms.?

More information: At age 49 how did the 140 gram come up?Rectal exam or prostate ultrasound? Do you know what your prostate sympom score is? Generally speaking,with a prostate this size, surgery may be needed although trying medication first will not hurt. Talk to your urologist. ...Read more

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If I have an enlarged prostate, how often should I ejaculate or have sex?

If I have an enlarged prostate, how often should I ejaculate or have sex?

Not relevant...: It is not relevant; you may intercourse or ejaculate whenever or however you can tolerate and perform. But remember: Sex arousal - ejaculation will increase circulation through it and cause vigorous muscle contraction. Being "too" often in such may exaggerate the already existing urinary symptoms. So, let your body tell its own story and respect it, and take actions to adapt accordingly. Best wish ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an enlarged prostate?

How do I know if I have an enlarged prostate?

By Symptoms/Check Up: Only way you will suspect you have enlarged prostate is if you have symptoms and get it checked by your doctor symptoms are 1weak urinary stream 2need to urinate 2to3times/night 3strong and sudden urge to urinate 4straining to urinate 5slow or delayed start of urinary stream 6pain inurination/blood in urine 7incontenance 8inability to urinate 9dribbling at end of urine and rectal digital exam bymd. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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Prostate Gland Enlargement (Definition)

The prostate is located between the bladder and the penis in a male. An enlarged prostate refers to a gland that is abnormally large. This can cause an inability to urinate. An enlarged prostate is very common in older men. ...Read more


Semen (Definition)

Semen is the white, viscous substance that forms the male ejaculate. Semen contains sperm, fructose (nutrition for the sperm), and ...Read more