If you’re experiencing any of these 4 symptoms, a prostrate exam is something you should look into, says Healthline.
1. Urinating a lot.
This includes a lot of bathroom breaks, especially during the night (nocturia). As an additional connotation, it suggests a sense of urgency, as one must rush to the restroom lest one’s bladder burst.
2. Urinary retention.
The inability to start urinating despite feeling the urge to do so. Infrequently, the flow of urine may be weak or sluggish. Dripping urine is also a possibility.
Sometimes you may experience a tiny dribble that you simply can’t stop. It’s possible that the strain on your urethra will make it feel like urine is leaking out of your body. Males who suffer from an enlarged prostate experience this frequently.
3. Urine contains blood.
If you notice any blood in your urine or sperm, seek immediate medical attention. Any sign of blood in the prostate, urinary tract, or reproductive system should prompt an immediate trip to the doctor; it could be a sign of cancer.
4 Constant lower back discomfort and stiffness.
Pain or stiffness in the tissues around the prostate may be a sign of infection or something more serious. Pain or pressure in the perineum and discomfort around the penis and scrotum are the most common locations to report discomfort (the space between the scrotum and anus). Lower back, hip, pelvic, and thigh pain or stiffness are all symptoms that some men experience when dealing with prostate cancer.