In most cases, symptoms of prostate cancer are not obvious in their early stages. Prone to men at age 50, the symptoms of prostate cancer may differ from each man. As a result, routine medical screenings in the form of Digital Rectal Exams(DRE) and Prostate Specific Androgen(PSA) tests are important. Urinary Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer
Because of the distance of the prostate gland in relations to the bladder and urethra, prostate cancer may come with a variety of urinary symptoms. Depending on the size of the growth, the tumor may press on and constrict the urethra thus inhibiting the flow of urine. These signs may include. .
Loss in bladder control .
Burning sensation during urination .
Trouble starting and stopping while urinating .
Blood in urine .
More frequent urge to urinate at night .
Decreased flow of urine while urinating.Other symptoms of prostate cancer may include: .
Blood in semen .
Painful ejaculation .
Erectile dysfunction .
Swelling of the pelvic area .
Bone pains or numbness in hips, legs or feet which often times lead to fracture.
Men with one or more risk factors for prostate cancer should consult with their physicians about whether to start routine screening earlier.
Please note that these above symptoms may be attributed to a number of conditions, if noticed visit your doctor for accurate diagnosis.