Prostate cancer is a type of cancer that develops in the prostate gland in men. The walnut-shaped gland located in the groin in males produces seminal fluid to transport and nourish sperms. While some types of prostate cancers are said to be aggressive and spread quickly, most prostate cancer grows slowly and doesn’t cause serious harm in a majority of patients.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
is common as men get older—about half of men over age 60 experience it, and 90% of men age 80 or over have BPH symptoms. When symptoms for BPH worsen, such as urinating more often at night or experiencing a complete blockage of urine, surgery becomes an option.
Varicocele is an abnormal & tortuous dilatation of the veins of the pampiniform plexus of the spermatic cord and is most commonly diagnosed by physical exam, (feeling of a bag of worms) or colour duplex Doppler ultrasound (where vein measurement and blood flow patterns are observed).
What should I do if I have blood in my urine? If you see blood in your urine, with or without symptoms of cystitis, you should contact your doctor immediately for further advice Your Doctor will normally investigate blood in the urine urgently.