Illustration of male reproductive and urinary anatomy

The prostate is a gland in men. 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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  1. Prostate Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    The prostate is a gland in men. It helps make semen, the fluid that contains sperm. The prostate surrounds the tube that carries urine away from ... and out of the body. A young man's prostate is about the size of a walnut. It ...
  2. Enlarged Prostate (BPH) (National Library of Medicine)  
    The prostate is a gland in men. It helps make semen, the fluid that contains sperm. The prostate surrounds the tube that carries urine out of the body. As men age, their prostate grows bigger. If it gets too large, it ...
  3. Prostate Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    The prostate is the gland below a man's bladder that produces fluid for semen. Prostate cancer is common among older men. It is ... men younger than 40. Risk factors for developing prostate cancer include being over 65 years of age, ...
  4. Prostate Cancer Screening (National Library of Medicine)  
    The prostate is the gland below a man's bladder that produces fluid for semen. Cancer screening is looking for ... treat. There is no standard screening test for prostate cancer. Researchers are studying different tests to find ...
  5. Cancer - prostate; Biopsy - prostate; Prostate biopsy; Gleason score ... Prostate cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in men over age 75. Prostate ...
  6. ... Transurethral incision; TUIP; Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate; HoLep; Interstitial laser coagulation; ILC; Photoselective vaporization of ...
  7. Prostate-specific antigen; Prostate cancer screening test ... This test may be done to screen for prostate cancer. It is also used to follow patients ...
  8. Implant therapy - prostate cancer; Radioactive seed placement; Internal radiation therapy - prostate ... place the seeds that deliver radiation into your prostate. The seeds are placed with needles or special ...
  9. BPH; Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy); Prostate - enlarged ... The actual cause of prostate enlargement is unknown. Factors linked to aging and changes in the cells of the testicles may have a role in ...
  10. TURP; Prostate resection - transurethral ... used to remove the inside part of your prostate gland using electricity. ... if you have benign prostatic hyperplasia ( BPH ). The prostate gland often grows larger as men get older. ...
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