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