Prostate cancer is a frightening specter for men because this type of cancer, which attacks the prostate gland is an important part of the male reproductive organs.
The prostate gland produces citrate and glucose are important for the life of sperm. In addition, the prostate gland produces fluid that comes out with sperm during ejaculation.
In fact, with age, a man will have an enlarged prostate gland. However, do not always lead to an enlarged prostate gland swelling.
Because it surrounds the base of the urinary tract (urethra) that is located below the bladder, then if the prostate gland to swell, the prostate gland can reduce urinary tract infections so the water becomes smooth or even blocked. Here are some signs and symptoms when your prostate problem.
It can be a feeling of wanting to urinate but nothing comes out, stop when you’re urinating, there is a feeling still want or need to frequently urinate into the toilet to urinate due to release a little bit. This phenomenon is due to enlargement of the prostate gland is around the urinary tract due to a tumor in it so interfere with the process of urination.
Pain during urination
This problem is also caused by prostate tumor pressing urinary tract. However, pain can also be a symptom of prostate infection called prostatitis. It could also be a sign of prostate hyperplasia is not cancer.
Bleeding during urination
These symptoms are rare, but should not be ignored. Immediately see a doctor even if only a little blood ejected, or only vaguely pink. Sometimes, urinary tract infections can also cause these symptoms.
Hard erection or sustain an erection
Prostate tumors may cause blood flow to the penis which should increase when the erection becomes blocked so hard erection. It could also lead to can not ejaculate after erection. However, an enlarged prostate may cause these symptoms.
Difficult bowel and other digestive tract problems
The prostate gland is located below the bladder and in front of the rectum. Consequently, if there is a tumor, digestion will be disturbed. But remember, it is difficult CHAPTER Persistent can also cause enlarged prostate gland due to pressure on a continuous basis. Difficult bowel and digestive disorders can also indicate colon cancer.
Continuous pain in the lower back, pelvis or upper thighs in
Often times, the spread of prostate cancer in these regions, ie at the lower back, pelvis and hip pain that is difficult to explain in this section could be a sign of a problem.
Frequent urination at night
If you often wake up at night more than once just to urinate, check immediately to the doctor.
Urine dripping or not strong enough
These symptoms are similar to urinary incontinence (bedwetting). Urine may be detained up to slowly trickle out and even go out or if the flow is not strong enough.
Symptoms are caused by the swelling of the prostate gland is almost similar to the symptoms of prostate cancer. Therefore, if you experience some of the above symptoms, immediately perform the inspection and make sure whether your symptoms are just common prostate problems or already lead to prostate cancer.