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  1. erratic sleeping patterns - prostate related?

    Over the last few months now I've been experiencing on going night time symptoms where I'll wake up anywhere from 130am - 530am sometimes with this slight feeling that I needed to pee. However I...
  2. waking up with slight urge to pee - poor sleeping patterns

    The last few days now, I've woken up around 1-2am with this strange sensation of wanting to pee, a mild tightness possibly down there, however it's still not strong enough to actually make me go pee....
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    BPH symptoms?

    For those of you who have BPH, can you remember the symptoms you had when first had this, the onset of the condition?

    Does it usually present with weak flow/mild pain/straining or burning during...
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    prostatitis - most common symptoms?

    What are the most common symptoms of prostatitis? I would assume it would usually present with pain of some kind, right? So you would most definitely have painful urination/weak flow/some pain in...
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    PSA test - what exactly does it indicate?

    One other thing though, what exactly does the PSA tell you though in detail? Is it just simply a number and then from that number, if it's higher than it should be, you go for additional tests.
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  6. prostate issues worse at night time, why?

    Why do prostate issues, if you have them, flare up or become more evident when you’re in bed overnight? Is it something to do with being prone/lying down?

    The last few days now, I've woken up...
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    You're right it's just difficult, I'm very...

    You're right it's just difficult, I'm very worried/scared about having a PSA test. It's just this dreaded thought that I could have a higher than normal score. I think my fear of this is fuelled...
  8. worried about prostate cancer - irregular symptoms

    I'm 34, male and for more than 2 months now I've been experiencing some strange, vague symptoms. It’s like a slight sensation of awareness with a slight urge to pee and this occasionally disturbs my...
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    You mean the routine of having tea/caffeine every...

    You mean the routine of having tea/caffeine every night?
    You're right I guess I think the worst case scenario every time with these things. I'm guessing with something prostate cancer or any cancer...
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    Still getting this slight sensation of awareness...

    Still getting this slight sensation of awareness with a slight urge to pee and this disturbs my sleep as now I'm waking up as a result of it. It's more like an awareness of my body. Ill wake up to...
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    Although prostates can start growing from 25, is...

    Although prostates can start growing from 25, is it also the general conclusion that the vast majority of men that have enlarged prostates are over 50?
    You’re right not sure exactly why I’m so...
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    worried about enlarged prostate

    Hey there, I'm worried about my slightly larger than average prostate. Having a PSA done soon but at 34 I wasn't expecting the doctor to tell me I had a slightly enlarged prostate, although he did...
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    PSA score for 34 year old?

    What should my PSA score ideally be at this age?
    I had a DRE yesterday and doctor said mine was very smooth but felt a little on the large side.
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    Also would you say that most men with enlarged...

    Also would you say that most men with enlarged prostate suffer ED (erectile dysfunction)?
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    So it's likely then my PSA score will be a little...

    So it's likely then my PSA score will be a little raised, more raised than it should be for someone my age?
    As you said the smoothness and texture of the prostate is more important than the size...
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    No immediate family history however one of my...

    No immediate family history however one of my uncles on my mothers side was diagnosed with prostate cancer last year actually in his mid to late 60s.
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    Could it also be the case that I may just...

    Could it also be the case that I may just naturally have a larger than average prostate, as in born this way? This is the first DRE I've ever had obv so I would have no way of knowing. I am big guy,...
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    Ok sure yeah that makes sense. I guess I'm still...

    Ok sure yeah that makes sense. I guess I'm still feeling a little confused and in shock over the fact that I most likely have a large prostate at my age. I know it's benign but it just feels very...
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    But if my urine flow is good and reasonably rapid?

    But if my urine flow is good and reasonably rapid?
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    Yeah I guess it’s still a little un-nerving to...

    Yeah I guess it’s still a little un-nerving to know that I might have an enlarged prostate. This is not something a person my age is meant to get, apparently. So I think that’s why I’m upset. Also if...
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    slightly enlarged prostate at 34

    I'm 34, male and for more than 2 months now I've been experiencing some strange, vague symptoms which are actually hard to describe as there is no pain or anything severe physically.

    It's like a...
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    Hi, thanks for your responses. I meant the...

    Hi, thanks for your responses.

    I meant the GP. I need to go through the GP to request an urologist appointment. Only they can refer us if they feel it's necessary.
    I'm thinking maybe it's the...
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    Irregular urination

    I'm 34 and for almost 2 months I've been having this slight sensation that I want to pee however it's not consistent or regular. It started when I was waking up every night around 3/4am with that...
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