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Prostatitis: Disorders of the Prostate Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Prostate enlargement varies in severity from man to man, and doesn''t always pose a problem. Only about half the men with prostate enlargement experience signs and symptoms that become noticeable or b...
Source: MayoClinic

Causes
... At birth, a boy''s prostate gland is about the size of a pea. It grows slightly during childhood and then at puberty undergoes a rapid growth spurt. By the time a man reaches age 25, his prostate is f...
Source: MayoClinic

Prostatitis: Disorders of the Prostate Treatment

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Complications
... If your signs and symptoms are mild and don''t bother you, your doctor may suggest watchful waiting as an appropriate response to an enlarged prostate. Your doctor will periodically evaluate your cond...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... Treatment for an enlarged prostate is determined by your signs and symptoms and their severity. If you have significant problems, such as urinary bleeding, persistent urinary tract infections, bladder...
Source: MayoClinic

Prostatitis: Disorders of the Prostate Other

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Overview
... The prostate gland is located just below a male''s bladder and surrounds the top portion of the tube that drains urine from the bladder (urethra). The gland''s primary function is to produce most of t...
Source: MayoClinic

Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
... The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that forms part of the male reproductive system. The gland is made of two lobes, or regions, enclosed by an outer layer of tissue. As the diagrams show, the prosta...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

   

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  • Prostatitis: Disorders of the Prostate
    ... Prostatitis may account for up to 25 percent of all office visits by young and middle-aged men for complaints involving the genital and urinary systems. The term prostatitis actually encompasses four ...

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