Prostate cancer is a cancer that grows very slowly compared to other cancers. Therefore the symptoms are not there from one day to the next, but develop slowly with time. As with all cancer diseases a safe self-diagnosis is not really possible. Going to the doctor to make a diagnosis is necessary and you should not go crazy just because one or the other prostate cancer symptom occurs occasionally in you. Nevertheless, safety comes first – let it be clarified.
It would be nice if you would immediately become aware of the cancer on the basis of specific symptome. But unfortunately this is not the case with prostate cancer. In early stage it is more likely that you will not even suffer from any symptoms. Therefore control examinations are recommended after a certain age. Because the earlier you diagnose the cancer, the more targeted and better you can take action against it.
Noticeable Signs for a Cancer at the prostate are to be expected only with a advanced disease. Then the cancer also attacks the surrounding tissue or the ulcer attacks the urethra, which is promoted by prostate enlargement. Although the final stage of prostate cancer has not yet been reached, there is a risk that the cancer will metastasize and – here often – in the bone paughter ulcers will develop. So the cancer spreads slowly, if nothing is done against it.
If this stage of the disease is reached, it is possible that you need to suffer subsequent symptoms:
It is not uncommon for people who have prostate cancer to show Change in urinary behaviour. This can, however, manifest itself in different forms and manifestations. Some need to go to the toilet more often. If this is the case, then the symptom often worsens at night.
Others complain that urination is difficult (especially at the beginning) and if it becomes extreme, you may also be completely incapable of emptying your bladder on your own. Another prostate cancer symptom may be that you have weak and/or interrupted urinary flow.
Also of concern is blood in urine.
Prostate cancer also has symptoms that may be related to your sexual life in the broadest sense. So it is noticeable if you get a less strong erection or in the worst case even suffer from impotence. Another symptom is a reduced amount of sperm, as well as blood in the sperm. Especially the latter should give you a reason to go to the doctor and have the matter clarified. Some also complain that ejaculation causes pain.
There may be prostate pain. But only a few people can feel exactly whether it is the prostate that hurts. Therefore, one could more generally say that severe pain occurs in the lower back, pelvis, hip or thigh. Unfortunately, it is not possible to specify this information because different pain patterns occur at different stages, all of which belong to the same disease: the prostate cancer.
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