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Prostate Nodules Irating
Prostate irritation 3wks. Gets better and worse but never completely goes away. Any major risk in waiting longer to see if it resolves on its own?
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
My urologist has found 2 nodules on my prostate. He is suggesteing a non-invasive multiparametric functional MRI. Will the MRI confirm cancer?
Cold burning from anal area all the way up to bladder area in 4 day bouts. Gallbladder removed so could this be bile acid irritation? Prostate ok.
My dad's prostate 58gms. PSA 5.8. Urine retention 200 ml. No irritation etc. while urinating. Should he go for surgery or medicinal cure?
Meds first: Hi, It is good to try medication first.Alpha blockers(eg:tamsulosin)work within hours,5-alpha reductase inhibitors(eg:finasteride)take up to 6 months to shrink the gland but they do work.Also I suggest a combination of both which is available in same pill here & probably in India too.If meds no help,next option TURP or laser. Best wishes for your dad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Testosterone ...: The prostate grows as we age, probably due to the cumulative effect of male hormones (androgens) such as testosterone which men produce throughout their lives. The prostate is dependent on testosterone for growth, a fact we use in treatment of enlarged prostate with drugs such as Finasteride which blocks the conversion of testosterone to its active form ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
"growths" on cords: Vocal nodules are lesions that can affect the true vocal cords. Nodules usually present as hoarseness or a change in your voice. They tend to be non-cancerous in nature but cancer is always a concern when ents look at your vocal cords and see "growths.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer