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What are the symptoms of an enlarge prostate?

What are the symptoms of an enlarge prostate?

Blockage: Imagine the tube being pinched as it leaves the bladder...Actually that is what happens. Therefore the flow will be more difficult to start, slower, and end sooner. As such, more urine will remain in the bladder, necessitating more frequent trips to the bathroom. Typically this will be noticed most at night as you get up every hour to pee! ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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 are the symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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What are the symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

BPH: Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/basics/definition/con-20030812 for info regarding benign prostate hypertrophy/hyperplasia, not something we typically worry about in 28yo men. ...Read more

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What can reduce the symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

What can reduce the symptoms of an enlarged prostate?

Prostate: At 38 yrs of age, there are many other more likely possible explanations for voiding symptoms. You should see a urologist. BPH rarely occurs as early as 38. ...Read more

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What diseases could cause urinary symptoms similar to enlarged prostate in men?

What diseases could cause urinary symptoms similar to enlarged prostate in men?

A few things: A number of conditions may cause symptoms of an enlarged prostate such as: urinary tract infection prostatitis prostate cancer urethral stricture overactive bladder bladder dysfunction which is why seeking medical doctor for evaluation is generally a good idea. ...Read more

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What to do if I have many symptoms of enlarged prostate gland and i'm becoming worried. What could happen?

What to do if I have many symptoms of enlarged prostate gland and i'm becoming worried. What could happen?

See urologist timely: Prostate size is not always linearly related with voiding symptoms. Voiding symptoms for a 34-y-o man may result from poor relaxation of bladder neck or urethral stricture. To detail & elaborate possible causes for troubling voiding in an individual young man, go to see a urologist for proper evaluation and Rx. 400-letter space and online discussion are not enough to detail, So, again, go to see.. ...Read more

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I have low-T and an enlarged prostate. Does Testosterone interact negatively with the prostate causing worsening of enlarged prostate symptoms?

I have low-T and an enlarged prostate. Does Testosterone interact negatively with the prostate causing worsening of enlarged prostate symptoms?

Flomax (tamsulosin) +T: That is a good question that is still being researched. From a recent article: "Androgen supplementation does not appear to increase the risk of BPH , further suggesting that factors other than androgens are involved in BPH pathologies." http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC317983/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17991536 ...Read more

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My dad, age 70 who experiences no symptoms in any way, was diagnosed with enlarged prostate and given prescription to relieve symptoms. Advice please?

Follow his Dr advise: At 70 is not unusual to have enlarged prostate and some obstructive symptoms to urinary flow. It is good is not malignant , most likely his doctor checked for cancer by PSA levels. Make sure he goes for follow up visit . ...Read more