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55 year old with an enlarged prostate?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Starts sometimes

All prostates enlarge with age, and symptoms start when this happends.
A 55 yo can have this and that is a common age for the start. As long as you have it evaluated, psa testing, manual examination and these are ok and you have tolerable symptoms: night urination, urgency, frequency - all not too bad, then you can live with it. Consult your urologist.

In brief: Starts sometimes

All prostates enlarge with age, and symptoms start when this happends.
A 55 yo can have this and that is a common age for the start. As long as you have it evaluated, psa testing, manual examination and these are ok and you have tolerable symptoms: night urination, urgency, frequency - all not too bad, then you can live with it. Consult your urologist.
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