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The prostate is a gland. It helps make semen, the fluid that contains sperm. The prostate surrounds the tube that carries urine away from the bladder and out of the body. A young man's prostate is about the size of a walnut. It slowly grows larger with age. If it gets too large, it can cause problems. This is very common after age 50. The older men get, the more likely they are to have prostate trouble.

Some common problems are

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Illustration of male reproductive and urinary anatomy
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  1. Prostate Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... usually caused by bacteria Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH - an enlarged prostate, which may cause dribbling after ...
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  3. Prostate Diseases (AGS Foundation for Health in Aging)  
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  4. Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
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  10. FastStats: Prostate Disease (National Center for Health Statistics)  
    ... Data Related Links Accessibility NCHS Home FastStats Home Prostate Disease (Data are for the U.S.) Health Care Use ... 42 [PDF - 9.8 MB] Search Tables for Prostate Disease in Health Data Interactive Related Links Mortality data ...
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