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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

Dr. Gary Pess
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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 is the normal size of the prostate?

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

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

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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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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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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Ultrasound shows prostate size 28x44x52 mm & weight 32 gms with smooth edges. This I believe is above normal. What can I do to bring it back to normal?

Ultrasound shows prostate size 28x44x52 mm & weight 32 gms with smooth edges. This I believe is above normal. What can I do to bring it back to normal?

Enlarged prostate: IF your doc has diagnosed you w/enlarged prostate you can use a supplement called Saw Palmetto. Better yet get a product called ProstaThera or something similar that contains a blend of natural ingredients to help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the normal size of prostate? Had kub us and the report shows normal prostate. Size is about 17 ml. Is it ok? Do I still have prostatitis?

What is the normal size of prostate? Had kub us and the report shows normal prostate. Size is about 17 ml. Is it ok? Do I still have prostatitis?

Size: Does not matter for cancer or prostatitis, usually diagnosed clinically with burning and urgency with a negative urine culture. Despite that, can. Be caused by bacteria, or simply irritated. A 25 gm prostate at your age is normal. Your doc needs to outline a plan rather than you sharing tid-bits of information. ...Read more

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Ihave impotence (no erection since pubrty) (27y) my testicle size is 12.5cc and prostate is13cc pinle lenght 12~13 cm, are they normal?

Ihave impotence (no erection since pubrty) (27y) my testicle size is 12.5cc and prostate is13cc pinle lenght 12~13 cm, are they normal?

An endocrinologist: Or a urologist would be the best specialists to help you. One of these docs can examine you, do blood work, and provide treatment as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My testicle size is (4.2*2.2*2.6) CM about (12.3) ml, prostate size is (13) ml, My age is 26. My dick length at erection11.3 cm, are they normal zise?

My testicle size is (4.2*2.2*2.6) CM about (12.3) ml, prostate size is (13) ml, My age is 26. My dick length at erection11.3 cm, are they normal zise?

That is pretty. ...: The size measurement of your testis, prostate, & penis is pretty "normal" to function either for pleasure or for reproduction although somewhat at their lower end of so-called normal range. Remember: the size alone doesn't matter and how they work for you does. In fact, you may ask the Doc ordering the tests directly and it would be more meaningful. Best wish. .. ...Read more

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Scan shows Prostatic Wt 19gms/ PVRU 28ml d/d PROSTATISM. 1)Is Prostate size is normal? 2)Is prostate lead to problem in voiding urine in this size? TY

Scan shows Prostatic Wt 19gms/ PVRU 28ml d/d PROSTATISM. 1)Is Prostate size is normal? 2)Is prostate lead to problem in voiding urine in this size? TY

Prostatism: An enlarged prostate may not cause any urinary problems unless the area around the bladder outlet is enlarged or swollen from inflammation. A urologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. ...Read more

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I took ultra sound and CT scan for both kidney and prostate few weeks ago. I have some cyst in kidney and bigger than normal adult size of prostate.

No big deal: Simple kidney cysts are very very common and benign. Prostate enlargement is also unfortunately very common. It can cause urinary symptoms. If it gets bad enough, you can take certain medicines or have surgery but hopefully that will be many years away. ...Read more

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I have been having difficulty urinating for the past year. I'm worried I have prostate cancer? I have recently did yearly blood test and every Normal

I have been having difficulty urinating for the past year. I'm worried I have prostate cancer? I have recently did yearly blood test and every Normal

What did the Dr say?: You just saw your Dr. Did you discuss your "difficulty? Your description lacks any specific details. The question is too vague to get an answer. If your DR did not check this out, go back. ...Read more

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Ultrasound test shows normal size of prostate, psa: 1.0, urine/semen cultures clear of bacteria, 2-3hpf of pus cells in semen culture. Is this all enough to conclude that I don't have prostatitis?

Ultrasound test shows normal size of prostate, psa: 1.0, urine/semen cultures clear of bacteria, 2-3hpf of pus cells in semen culture. Is this all enough to conclude that I don't have prostatitis?

Prostatitis: Prostatitis is a "clinical diagnosis". There is not a test that confirms or rules it out. Diagnosis is based on digital rectal examination of the prostate and more importantly, your symptoms. Ultrasound has no role in diagnosing prostatitis. ...Read more

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3+ hematuria, dark yellow urine colour clears after drink a lot of water renal us clear no kidney stones prostate size normal no wbcs in urine?

Hematuria: Having blood in the urine is not normal. A ct scan of the pelvic will be needed and you need to see a urologist for further evaluation like a cystoscopy for direct visualization of the genitourinary tract. ...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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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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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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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 medication is prescribed for a prostate gland which is enlarged in size?

Prostate: Generally the size of the prostate is not as significant as the presence of obstructive or irritative voiding symptoms. These can occur with various prostate sizes. Alpha blocker drugs improve symptoms by relaxing the prostate and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors work by shrinking the prostate. ...Read more

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Does prostate size increase in prostatitis conditions?

Yes: Prostatitis is an infection/inflammation of the prostate, and in such conditions, there is swelling and so the prostate may be enlarged. Resolution of the problem with treatment will decrease the swelling. ...Read more