Common Prostate Problems

testic2The male prostate is part of the whole male reproductive system and located immediately below the bladder and just in front of the bowel. Its primary function is to produce fluid which protects and enriches sperm. It surrounds the beginning of the urethra, the tube that conveys urine from the bladder to the penis. The nerves that control erections surround the prostate and as a male gets older he may find more issues with his prostate.

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in men, and the chances of a positive diagnosis grow with age. Most cases crop up in…

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Prostate Surgery

Today’s prostate surgery techniques are non-evasive and there are still many other procedures that can assist recovery from prostate problems.

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Raised PSA

Prostate screening for cancer is controversial. It is an attempt at early diagnosis of prostate cancer by testing a wide section of the male population…

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Prostate Screening

There are two methods of prostate screening – digital rectal examination or the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test…

Prostatitis  & Symptoms

Prostatitis is a condition where the prostate gland becomes inflamed and swollen and most usually seen between ages 30 to 50…

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BPH Benign Prostatic

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is the technical term for an enlarged prostate, a small gland found only in men. Symptoms can vary from mild…

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Gleason Score

The Gleason Score (or Gleason Grading system) is a very reliable way of measuring your prostate cancer to determine how severe it is and predicting…

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Radical Prostatectomy

A radical prostatectomy is the surgical removal of your prostate gland, to cure prostate cancer that has not spread outside the prostate…

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Prostate Biopsy

A prostate biopsy is the removal of a small, cylindrical sample of tissue from inside the gland, using hollow tubes inserted through the back…

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