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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

Dr. Austina Cho
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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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What prostate procedure or surgery will have the least amount of side effects of retrograde ejaculation, no semen, and subdued climax. I have bph.

What prostate procedure or surgery will have the least amount of side effects of retrograde ejaculation, no semen, and subdued climax. I have bph.

BPH treatment: 59 y m with BPH & tamsulosin. Depending on the size & complications your urologist can give best option. Minimal invasive procedures are microwave, laser, needle ablation. Then turp, nerve sparing prostatectomy, incision prostate. The later two preserve erection & ejaculation. Turp is 90% done &5% retrograde ejaculation rate. Again size & complications determine the choice of procedure. Thanks. ...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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Hi just been told by consultant that I have an enlarged prostate but due to my age44 does not want to administer drugs but did not explain why?

Hi just been told by consultant that I have an enlarged prostate but due to my age44 does not want to administer drugs but did not explain why?

Prostate: Second guessing your doctor after you leave the examination room is hardly productive. Call him/her for clarification. But given that no medication or intervention was prescribed you probably don't have anything serious. It can be intimidating to undergo a medical examination, but be sure to voice any concerns or questions during the process for maximum value. Seek a 2nd opinion if unsatisfied. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to have a colonoscopy if I have an enlarged prostate?

Is it safe for me to have a colonoscopy if I have an enlarged prostate?

Yes: Your prostate is outside of the colon and rectum and will not cause difficulty with a colonoscopy. ...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

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Just got a rectal exam at emergency, doctor say that I have an enlarged prostate but it's not to worry about, just odd because I'm 32. How does he know it's not to worry about? Why would I get an enlarged prostate so young?

Just got a rectal exam at emergency, doctor say that I have an enlarged prostate but it's not to worry about, just odd because I'm 32. How does he know it's not to worry about? Why would I get an enlarged prostate so young?

PROSTATITIS EVAL: R/O prostatitis it may be tough to treat. Hopefully you have seen a urologist recently. 1st line ab would be doxycycline for 6-8 wks, if no response cipro (ciprofloxacin) may be tried. I would recheck labs /UA C&S. & testosterone level. You also need abdominal/pelvic/prostate US R/O prostate stones. Also switch to gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com /GUTBLISS. Com ...Read more

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Why always 4-5 drops of seminal fluid comes out while passing stool? Do I have an enlarged prostate?

Why always 4-5 drops of seminal fluid comes out while passing stool? Do I have an enlarged prostate?

Prostate massage: When the large stool passing out, you prostate sitting right in front of your rectum is getting massaged. That may produce seminal fluid, which is normal. Prostate enlargement is unlikely to present in your young age. ...Read more

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I have an enlarged prostate but drinking lots of water does not eliminate the burning sensation while urinating. Is there a way of relieving this?

BPH: I suggest you start a prescription drug for relieving obstruction from enlarged prostate. Otherwise you are likely to get complications such as infection and kidney damage. ...Read more

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Hi I have an enlarged prostate two weeks ago I passed four kidney stones now every time I pass urine I get a burning pain in my bladder?

Hi I have an enlarged prostate two weeks ago I passed four kidney stones now every time I pass urine I get a burning pain in my bladder?

May Have Infection: You may have an infection in your bladder or maybe some of the stone material is still in bladder. You need to see your doctor and be checked. Meanwhile I recommend you drink 6 oz. Cranberry juice and over one quart of water per day. Good idea to take magnesium citrate or magnesium malate once daily as it helps prevents stones.
Did you get the analysis of the stone constituents results? ...Read more

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Do you think I could have an enlarged prostate if I am 30?

Do you think I could have an enlarged prostate if I am 30?

Possible: It is possible to have an enlarged prostate at age 30. Is there a family history of prostate disease or cancer? Urethral disorders may give some difficulty with voiding that are similar to prostate obstruction symptoms. You should be seen for a physical exam and urine studies. ...Read more

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Should you drink 2 liters of water a day if you have an enlarged prostate?

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No, . ..: Drinking more water would not affect how your bladder and urethra work together, but just force kidneys to excrete more urine naturally resulting in peeing more often; this is true for humans with normally functioning kidneys. How much do we need to drink a day? To http://formefirst. Com/waterdrink. Html for detial and you decide... ...Read more

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How can one determine if they have an enlarged prostate?

How can one determine if they have an enlarged prostate?

Clinical or imaging.: A digital rectal exam by an experienced urologist is one way, though there is significant interobserver variability. The best way is by transrectal ultrasound (trus), where measurements can be made & volume calculated. This test is usually unnecessary as urinary obstruction is a clinical diagnosis, not completely related to size, and prostate medications are given to see if there is a response. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink too much water when you have an enlarged prostate?

Is it bad to drink too much water when you have an enlarged prostate?

Not necessarily: No it's not bad. Drinking lots of water is good for your body but the bad part of having a large prostate is you may have issues with needing to go urinate more often and more often at night with more fluid intake. ...Read more

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Can an enlarged prostate cause e.D?

Unlikely: In general, prostatic enlargement is unrelated to erectile dysfunction. The only connection is that the incidence of both increase with age. ...Read more

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What could cause enlarged prostate common in young boys?

Not aware of any: I suppose a kid can get an infection in his prostate (which might enlarge it), I'm not aware of condition affecting pre-pubertal males nor do I recall ever having read of one. A narrowed tract (xray) going through the area of the prostate in kids is more likely an abnormality of the pee channel, not enlargement of the prostate as would be seen in adults. ...Read more

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Could a 16 year old male get an enlarged prostate?

Could a 16 year old male get an enlarged prostate?

Only if PROSTATITIS: 16 years old male can get inflammation of prostate cusing prostatitis which may cause some temporary enlargement of prostate
but beningn prostatic hypertrophy occurs in men over the age of 50
and cancer of prostate is unlikely in a 16 years old male. ...Read more

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What to do if I have many symptoms of enlarged prostate gland and I'm becoming worried. What could happen?

See urologist timely: Prostate size is not always linearly related with voiding symptoms. Voiding symptoms for a 34-y-o man may result from poor relaxation of bladder neck or urethral stricture. To detail & elaborate possible causes for troubling voiding in an individual young man, go to see a urologist for proper evaluation and Rx. 400-letter space and online discussion are not enough to detail, So, again, go to see.. ...Read more

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I have enlarged prostate and prostatitis, im having same issues again 2 years later, could it be something more or is prostatitis reoccuring problem?

I have enlarged prostate and prostatitis, im having same issues again 2 years later, could it be something more or is prostatitis reoccuring problem?

Yes it tends to recu: Prostatitis is often a recurrent problem. But it is not serious. So find a good doctor who can check you and treat you as and when needed. Do not run around looking for a quick resolution.....it may keep going for sometime unless you are luck to have it resolve in it sown. ...Read more

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Could enlarged prostate cause groin pain?

Could enlarged prostate cause groin pain?

No, ...: Prostate-related pain is usually at perineum, penis, & lower back. Groin pain is usually related with backache as referring pain, hip joint disease, or inguinal hernia, or some disorders inside scrotum itself. But, generally speaking, prostate enlargement itself is painless. ...Read more

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Could a enlarged prostate "bph" cause high liver enzymes?

No: These are unrelated. Speak with your physician about possible causes. ...Read more

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Could I use a normal household item, or something from the hardware store, to shrink my enlarged prostate?

Could I use a normal household item, or something from the hardware store, to shrink my enlarged prostate?

Never: There are no household items you can use to "shrink" the prostate gland. In fact, this would be very dangerous and can cause permanent damage. It is only treated with prescribed medications or surgery depending on the symptoms. See a urologist if you have difficulty with urination. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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