Behind the frequent urge to urinate, or erectile dysfunction does not have to getting prostate cancer. Nevertheless, men should take symptoms seriously and see a doctor to discuss. Because prostate cancer is hidden, often behind seemingly harmless symptoms. Severe pain occur, mostly late.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. According to estimates, 2018 is around 60.700 men are ill with the cancer. Most individuals know only at a screening of their disease, such as in the case of a PSA Test, in which the blood is investigated.
To detect prostate cancer without screening, is hardly possible. Because of the typical warning signs. However, men with certain complaints should be suspicious and see a doctor.
1. Problems with urination
The prostate is below the urinary bladder. Their shape changes, which can have an impact on the toilet. Possible complaints are:
- Difficulties with urination to start
- weak urinary stream
- Water takes an unusually long time
- Urine drips from the urethra
- Bladder is not emptied completely
- Pain when urinating
- frequent urge to urinate, even at night
Reason for this could be a cancer tumor that presses on the urethra. More often a benign enlargement of the prostate gland, which is mostly harmless. In both cases, you should go to the doctor, and the cause clarify.
2. Blood or discoloration in the urine
Blood or noticeable discoloration in the urine or semen should discuss men with a doctor. These changes may indicate inflammation or infection, but a Tumor.
3. Problems during sexual intercourse
A change in the prostate can also be during sexual intercourse:
- Erectile dysfunction
- Pain during erection
- Pain during sexual intercourse
"Pain caused by prostate cancer, when tumor cells haben" on the Organ, spread;, the German cancer information service explains.
Who felt during sexual intercourse pain, should go necessarily to the doctor. All three of the symptoms but can also have more benign causes.
Regular checkups are important
Among the other complaints, complaints during a bowel movement, or bone pain, according to the cancer information service.
Since prostate cancer is a concern late in noticeable pain, men should go from the age of 40 years, a regular checkup, even if you feel healthy.
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