Prostate Cancer Symptoms
Prostate cancer tends to grow without
causing any signs or symptoms. It is discovered during blood tests - including prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test or digital rectal examination - performed for other
medical conditions having symptoms related to prostate cancer(benign prostatic hyperplasia for instance). When
symptoms finally emerge; it often indicates an advanced prostate cancer.
As the tumor grows within the prostate
gland, you may experience the following symptoms:
need to urinate, especially at night;
need to urinate (urgency)
or pain during urination
starts and stops)
of incomplete emptying of the bladder
starting or stopping urinating, or inability to urinate
of blood in urine or semen.
cancer has already spread into the
lymph nodes in your pelvis or bones, you may also experience:
in your legs
of the spinal cord
- Pain or
discomfort in your pelvic area.
Prostate Cancer Complications