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Prostate volume found 55cc. Psa8.6. What is the best treatment?

Prostate volume found 55cc. Psa8.6. What is the best treatment?

Prostate biopsy: Normal PSA levels are under 4.0. You should be evaluated by a urologist, have a PSA repeated to confirm an elevated level, and consider a biopsy of your prostate if the level is above 4.0.

Early diagnosis of prostate cancer is important in successful treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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My prostate volume is 17 ml, is it enlarged? As doctor said I have prostatitis.

No: 17 ml is not an enlarged prostate at all. Prostate infections can occur in prostates of all sizes. ...Read more

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Prostate volume 80 cc, psa 4.5 - PVR 105 ml- 58 years old. Currently taking Urimax D. What should be further course of action?

Prostate volume 80 cc, psa 4.5 - PVR 105 ml- 58 years old. Currently taking Urimax D. What should be further course of action?

Depends on more info: There is limited information in this question. I would be interested to know about symptoms and psa numbers in past. Based just on the information provided, I would recommend a prostate biopsy to rule out prostate cancer. If the biopsy is negative, you may consider a medication such as finasteride or dutasteride to reduce the size of the prostrate. Of course, there are side effects with meds. ...Read more

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My prostate mildly enlarged in size, 39x35x31mm, volume is 23.6. Diagnosis?

My prostate mildly enlarged in size, 39x35x31mm, volume is 23.6. Diagnosis?

Normal: 26 mL is essentially a normal volume prostate for 48 years of age. Prostate size does not reflect prostate cancer risk. Benign enlargement of the prostate most often is related to size but is only treated when symptomatic. ...Read more

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My prostate mildly enlarged in size, 39x35x31mm, volume is 23.6, what can I expect about this diagnosis?

Not to worry.: The size of the prostate is not as important as the symptoms the prostate can cause. Many large volume prostates cause no urinary bother, and some smaller prostates do. If you are having greater urinary urgency, frequency, nighttime voids, weak stream, or incomplete emptying of the bladder, see a urologist for evaluation. Otherwise, a volume of 23.6g is not in itself, significant. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my prostate mildly enlarged in size, 39x35x31mm, volume is 23.6, told me about the diagnosis?

Prostate: The volume of your prostate is actually normal size. It is the symptoms which will dictate if medicine will be needed such as frequency urgency difficulty urinating ...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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I have a problem with my semen volume; and according to my urologist I have prostate atrophy, what could be causing this?

I have a problem with my semen volume; and according to my urologist I have prostate atrophy, what could be causing this?

Usually unclear.: Prostate atrophy is not an easy diagnosis to make unless you have had a prostate biopsy showing atrophic tissue. This condition is most commonly seen in patients who take antiandrogenic medication for prostate cancer, but can happen after severe prostatic infection, blockage, or blood supply problems to the prostate. If you are having difficulty fathering a child, see a male infertility expert. ...Read more

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Would a Endocrinologist be able to check your sperm volume and count along with giving you prostate exam and checking your penis and testicles?

Would a Endocrinologist be able to check your sperm volume and count along with giving you prostate exam and checking your penis and testicles?

Yes: An Endocrinologist is a licensed medical doctor who has trained in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. Such a doctor is well trained to give you the type of full exam you are requesting. ...Read more

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What is the normal size of the prostate?

Here are some. ..: Its "normal" size of adult men of 20-35 is around 20-30 cc. As men age, its size may increase with widely variable pace and degree. And its enlarged size is not always linearly related with heir degree in slowing urine flow. Not infrequently, some men still voids well with good urine flow and emptying bladder even though their prostate has grown to 35-150 cc or bigger. In my view, that size coould ...Read more

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Is it normal to be afraid of a prostate exam?

Is it normal to be afraid of a prostate exam?

Yes: Most men are a little anxious about having a prostate exam. It consists of the physician placing the index finger into the rectum to feel the prostate to assess for size, consistency, and nodules. This digital examination and a blood test called psa are screening tests employed to help detect prostate cancer. ...Read more

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What to do about prostate enlarged in size with normal echotexture?

Here are some. ..: Normal tissue texture on prostate ultrasound exam usually denotes the presence of benign prostate enlargement, for which no treatment / intervention is required unless the man has slowing urine flow, not emptying well, superimposed UTI, etc. See urologist timely and don't wait until having extreme irritative and obstructive voiding symptoms. ...Read more

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My man friend has prostate enlarged in size with normal echotexture. Why?

My man friend has prostate enlarged in size with normal echotexture. Why?

Why?: Because he has a prostate and sh like this happens to us as we get older. ...Read more

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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

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What is the normal range for prostate in men, my age is 36?

What is the normal range for prostate in men, my age is 36?

Screening: Screening for prostate cancer generally starts at age 45-50 unless there is a family history of prostate cancer at which point one should start between ages 40-45. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if my prostate is twice the normal size?

Should I be worried if my prostate is twice the normal size?

No: Having an enlarged prostate is normal in the aging male patient. A males get older, the enlarged prostate will continue to become larger. The prostate can become 2 to 3 times the normal size and still be benign. This can lead to urinary symptoms which may be bothersome. A routine physical examination and blood test can detect if cancer is present. ...Read more

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Prostate three times bigger than normal. What would cause this?

Genes: It is genetic. Large prostate glands tend to run in families. Symptoms of BPH are common in families. This is one you can actually blame on someone else. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my prostate is 10 times larger than normal?

Who told you that: The only way to know the size of your prostate is thru a transrectal ultrasound which I think is unlikely you had that done at age 25 if you are having urinary problems, see a urologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the symptoms of prostate infections to come and go?

Yes: That is the nature of chronic prostatitis - symptoms may come and go with flare ups. ...Read more

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Prostate : is of normal size & echopattern, it shows echogenic concretions and I'm 45 years old?

Here are some. ..: The value of prostate US is to know its size, shape, tissue texture & zoning, any obvious tumor so to perform biopsy to the suspicious spots accurately. But the indication for Ca-P by seeing hypoechoic lesion is not infallible. Seeing variable number of stones in it is common but carries no clinical significance to suspect prostatitis or Ca-P. More detail? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Prostate hurts after ejaculation? Has been hurting for 2 days. Why? Should get checked? Or normal? Lifestyle change?

Prostate hurts after ejaculation? Has been hurting for 2 days. Why? Should get checked? Or normal? Lifestyle change?

Should get checked: It is not normal. First, by seeing a doctor you could confirm that where you are experiencing the pain does suggest that the prostate is the likely problem. Ejaculation shouldn't cause prostatitis, but if the pain IS coming from your prostate, then inflammation or infection are probable causes. Your doctor can culture prostate secretions leading to an effective antibiotic treatment. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I am a 27-year old guy. My ultrasound said I have normal-sized prostate with approx. Weight of 23grms. (4.38x2.87x3.54cm). What does it mean?

I am a 27-year old guy. My ultrasound said I have normal-sized prostate with approx. Weight of 23grms. (4.38x2.87x3.54cm). What does it mean?

Enlarged prostate: Causes symptoms such as frequent urination because it can constrict the urethra. It can also cause discomfort. The good news is that yours is of normal size. If your doc ordered an ultrasound you likely reported other symptoms. Stay w/him/her until they get get resolved. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Prostate massage I have been experimenting with prostate massage and milking. I only get a small amount of clear fluid and I think I should be getting more. What is a normal amount of fluid should I get when milking?

Prostate massage I have been experimenting with prostate massage and milking. I only get a small amount of clear fluid and I think I should be getting more. What is a normal amount of fluid should I get when milking?

I: I am not sure why are you doing that? In general prostate massage is reserved for patient with chronic prostatitis. The amount of fluid is dependent on how congested the prostate is. If one has not ejaculated for a while, you will have more fluid.

Franklin chu md facs. ...Read more

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What's normal prostatic acid phosphatase?

What's normal prostatic acid phosphatase?

Max 3.2 ng: Sensitivity of prostatic acid phosphatase is very low 39% of the prostatic carcinomas acid phosphatase level was below the upper limit of normal fixed at 3.2ng. Specificity is high t 96% of cases with abnormally high ri acid phosphatase levels, the diagnosis was adenocarcinoma.
In the absence of bone metastases high acid phosphatase level is predictive of lymph node involvement in 90%. ...Read more

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Does the prostate normally swell after sexual activity?

Does the prostate normally swell after sexual activity?

Yes!: Swelling comes from vascular encourgement. The physical stress will lead to an inaccurate psa for up to two days! No kidding! But don't stop enjoying the best of sporting activities! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blood in my urine 2 weeks after prostate surgery?

Is it normal to have blood in my urine 2 weeks after prostate surgery?

Hematuria: Blood in the urine occuring intermittently is common for some time after most transurethral prostate surgeries. ...Read more

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What the normal range size of testis and the normal size of prostate?

What the normal range size of testis and the normal size of prostate?

Average sizes: A healthy adult prostate measures around 1.6 x 1 x 1.2 inches, and a normal adult testicle measures around 3cm x 2-4cm x 3-5cm. The size of the prostate can increase with age and the size of the testicles can decrease with age, both of which are normal. ...Read more

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Is it normal for 60-year-olds to have some cancer cells in their prostates?

Is it normal for 60-year-olds to have some cancer cells in their prostates?

No: While the percent of men with prostate cancer increases with age, it is not normal to have cancer cells at age 60.

The chart below shows the percent of men with prostate cancer vs age.

20 to 30 years, 2% to 8%
31 to 40 years: 9% to 31%
41 to 50 years: 3% to 43%
51 to 60 years: 5% to 46%
61 to 70 years: 14% to 70%
71 to 80 years: 31% to 83%
81 to 90 years: 40% to 73. ...Read more

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Prostate report came normal but I m having frequent urination. What could be the cause.

Prostate report came normal but I m having frequent urination. What could be the cause.

Prostate Hypertrophy: I do not understand what you mean by 'prostate report'. If you have a blood test there is no correlation between a psa test and a large boggy prostate gland causing you difficulties emptying your bladder. There is no such report to be had. There is just the diagnosis of prostate hypertrophy....Which is the most common cause of frequent urination or bladder infection and frequent urination. ...Read more

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Have had mild rt side groin paid intermittently since prostate surg 9 mo ago. Seems aggravated by lifting. Is this normal?

As above: U should not be lifting heavy things after a procedure like that, but if things r getting worse see u surgeon for evaluation and advise. ...Read more

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I still have no control over urination a month after prostate surgery. Is this normal? Will my condition improve with time?

I still have no control over urination a month after prostate surgery. Is this normal? Will my condition improve with time?

May improve: Most cases of urinary incontinence follow radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. Most of these slowly improve with time, up to a few months, but, significant % remain incontinent. Incontinence after surgery for BPH (benign) will not improve. You might be a candidate for an artificial urinary sphincter if incontinence persists - this is best performed by an experienced implanter. ...Read more

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Why does prostate hurt after ejaculation? Dull constant pain and hurts more when tightens. Lifestyle change? Normal? Help? Why?

Prostatitis: Sounds like prostatitis, which is inflammation of the prostate. This can be caused by infection, though patients who sit for long, continuous periods of time may also develop symptoms. Best to see a urologist, who can do a urinalysis to ensure no infection is present. A digital exam of the prostate with prostate massage can also be done to look for infection. NSAIDS/sitz baths can be helpful ...Read more

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In any normal situation, should a prostate exam cause or possibly irritate/infect the prostate? Had an exam now butthole/maybe prostate hurts?

In any normal situation, should a prostate exam cause or possibly irritate/infect the prostate? Had an exam now butthole/maybe prostate hurts?

No: With adequate lubricant, using KY jelly a prostate examination should not be painful or cause infection. (Unless the prostate was already inflamed). A anal fissure (small tear) may cause pain on examination. Consider using a stool softener for a few days & see your physician. ...Read more

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How high would DHT need to be for it to be treated? In general would it be ok to treat a abnormal DHT even if a digital prostate exam was normal?

How high would DHT need to be for it to be treated? In general would it be ok to treat a abnormal DHT even if a digital prostate exam was normal?

Treat symptoms: We do not treat high Dht levels for the numbers sake. We treat the symptoms that are the effects of high dht, such as prostate enlargement and the effects of lower urinary tract symptoms caused by dht. ...Read more