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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. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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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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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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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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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