12 Signs Of Prostate Cancer In Men

Signs Of Prostate Cancer In Men

Prostate cancer is a sad reality as far as mens health are concern. But what is even more heart breaking is that a lot of men out there don’t care about their health that much, to even bother checking out for symptoms

But that shouldn’t be you.

There are signs of prostate cancer in men that we all must become aware of or else unnecessarily risk it all.

Knowledge is power and when it comes to our health, this singular fact can help us stop a bad situation from getting worse.

What is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland starts growing out of control. The prostate is a gland found only in males. It makes some of the fluid that is part of semen. 1

Signs of Prostate Cancer

1. Burning or pain during urination

2. Difficulty urinating, or trouble starting and stopping while urinating

3. More frequent urges to urinate at night

4. Loss of bladder control

5. Decreased flow or velocity of urine stream

( It is important to note that these symptoms can also be caused by other health conditions)

6. Blood in urine (hematuria)

7. Blood in semen

8. Difficulty getting an erection (erectile dysfunction)

9. Painful ejaculation

10. Swelling in legs or pelvic area

11. Numbness or pain in the hips, legs or feet

12. Bone pain that doesn’t go away, or leads to fractures.

( It is not always the same for everyone when it comes to the symptoms and most cases the symptoms do not become apparent at the early stages of the disease)

I hope these 13 signs of prostate cancer in men gives you the wisdom to be cautious enough.

Note

Prostatitis  ( also known as enlargement of the prostate) can cause similar urinary symptoms which are very common. And should also be looked out for.

Reference.

Prostate cancer symptoms