Procrastinate On Everything Else, But Not On Early Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer

The best thing for you if you want to stay alive from prostate cancer is to know the early symptoms of prostate cancer.

This knowledge can help you to start an early treatment of getting rid of it before it spreads to over parts of your body.

Note that when it is allowed to spread to other part of your body, it could become incurable. Like other types of cancer, when it spreads to other parts of the body it would have caused a lot of damage and would be very difficult, if not impossible, to solve.

That is why areas suspected of having cancer, like the breasts, are caught off, to prevent it from spreading to other parts of the body.

But sadly, it is very difficult to find any early symptoms of prostate cancer. This is because prostate cancer is a very slow progressing cancer… taking many years before any symptom appears.

When the symptoms begin to appear, they include:

  • Frequent night urination
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Pain during urination
  • Pain during ejaculation
  • Weak or interrupted urine flow
  • Blood in the urine
  • Blood in the semen
  • Stiffness of lower back, upper thighs and or hips

If you are above 40 years old and you notice a combination of the above during a period of time, then you should immediately see your doctor for a full prostate cancer test.

Note that even if you don’t have any of the above symptoms it could be that the cancer is growing progressively without your knowledge.

The best thing to do is to always go for a check at least once or twice a year.

Why Waiting For The Sign And Symptom Of Prostate Cancer Is The Kiss Of Death

Are you still waiting for the sign and symptom of prostate cancer before you go for your test?

If yes, then I hate to scare you but if you are over 40 years old and you don’t go for your prostate cancer test right now, you could be just a few steps away from having an incurable condition in your hands.

Yes, prostate cancer becomes incurable or very difficult to cure when it has spread to other parts of your body like the seminal vesicles and beyond!

When it gets far into other parts of the body, even the best forms of prostate cancer treatments will no longer be able to do much help for you.

So, if you stay too long before discovering you have prostate cancer and it has spread to your seminal vesicles and beyond, then it becomes late for you.

Don’t join those who always wait for the sign and symptom of prostate cancer before going for the tests.

The sad news is that most times when the sign and symptom of prostate cancer begins to show, it would have already spread to other parts of the victims’ bodies. And at this point, it could have become too late.

With prostate cancer, the difference between life and death is “early detection”. Detecting it at a very early stage ensures that it can be treated before it spreads to other parts of the body.

But if you delay on this and it isn’t detected in good time, it would have spread to other parts of the body and caused untold havoc- which can not be remedied.

How Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Can Save Your Life

If you experience certain symptoms like frequent night urination, blood in your urine or semen, pains in your lower back, in your pelvis or in your upper thighs, this could be symptom of cancer.

You need to undergo a prostate cancer diagnosis to determine if indeed you have prostate cancer and what can be done to cure it and save your life.

Many people don’t go through the second stage with hope and optimism.

Don’t be like that. Even when you discover these symptoms, you shouldn’t just throw in the towel but try to see what you need to do about it. First, check with your doctor to conduct screening tests of prostate cancer for you.

As part of your diagnosis, your doctor will perform what is called ‘digital rectal examination’ on you. This is a kind of examination where your doctor will use a gloved finger to gently check the smoothness of your rectal lining- hence the name ‘rectal examination’.

With this examination your doctor can tell if cancer is present in your prostate by checking to see if he can feel a nodule or other types of prostate irregularity.

One of the most important screening tests to be conducted by your doctor during this prostate cancer test is the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test.

This test is used to measure the levels of a protein in the blood called prostate-specific antigen. This protein is usually overproduced by prostate cancer cells. So, if prostate cancer is present, there will be an increase of PSA levels in the blood of the victim.

If after these screening tests cancer is detected in the prostate, the doctor will go ahead and perform what is known as biopsy. This is a process where a tissue sample from the prostate is removed and examined using a microscope.

This biopsy is performed on prostate cancer victims to analyze if the tumor or growth is cancerous or not.

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