Prostate Cancer with Abraham the Pharmacist. Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer, Signs. Enlarged Prostate. What Is Prostate Cancer and Lots More.
In this weeks video we’re looking at the Symptoms and Signs of Prostate Cancer or an Enlarged Prostate. This is going to be your simple, step by step, scientifically backed guide.
00:00 Prostate Cancer | Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer Enlarged Signs?
00:51 What Is Prostate Cancer and Who Is More At Risk?
02:39 What Are The Symptoms and Signs Of Prostate Cancer?
06:40 How Do They Test or Examine For Prostate Cancer?
08:54 Conclusion about Prostate Cancer and Seeking Medical Advice
WHAT IS THE PROSTATE:
The prostate is a small gland in the pelvis, found only in men.
About the size of a satsuma, it's located between the penis and the bladder, and surrounds the urethra.
The main function of the prostate is to produce a thick white fluid that creates semen when mixed with the sperm produced by the testicles.
PROSTATE CANCER SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:
This video covers the common signs and symptoms of prostate cancer that should prompt you to speak to your healthcare professional. Please remember that not every person with cancer has symptoms therefore if you feel something isn’t right or the way your body usually works has changed then please speak to your healthcare professional and don’t leave it - Spotting cancer early saves lives.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. It usually develops slowly, so there may be no signs for many years.
Here are the common signs and symptoms that should prompt you to speak to your healthcare professional urgently,
• Having difficulty peeing
• Struggling to start urinating or having a weak flow
• Struggling to empty your bladder or feeling like it hasn’t emptied properly
• Needing to pee more often than usual, especially at night
• Experiencing sudden urges to urinate
• Leaking before you get to the bathroom
• ‘Dribbling’ pee even after urinating
Sometimes prostate cancer can eventually spread further and into other parts of the body, and this is known as advanced prostate cancer. Symptoms of this can include,
• Dull or stabbing bone pain, such as in your back, hips or pelvis
• Leg swelling
• Blood in your pee or semen
• Difficulty getting or keeping an erection
• Feeling generally tired or unwell
• Unexplained weight loss
HELPFUL INFORMATION ON ENLARGED PROSTATE AND PROSTATE CANCER:
As mentioned in the video here are a few useful resources on this topic,
PSA testing informed choice programme in the UK - https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/prostate-cancer/psa-testing
RELATED YOUTUBE VIDEOS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO:
Common signs and symptoms of cancer in men and women everyone should be aware of - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kyhgeqNbHE
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This video is for information only and should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions. Abraham The Pharmacist has used all reasonable care in compiling the information but make no warranty as to its accuracy. Always consult a doctor or other healthcare professional for diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
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