After skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in men is prostate cancer. It is a small gland in your reproductive system. It is important in the production of fluid that enriches the semen. The symptoms of prostate cancer vary from man to man.
5 Symptoms of Prostate Cancer
1. Early symptoms
- Bone pain.
- Loss of weight.
- Loss of appetite.
- Dull pain in the low pelvic area.
- Urinating frequently.
- A sensation of burning and pain while urinating.
- Urine has blood.
- Ejaculation is painful.
- Pain in your upper thighs, hips, and lower back.
2 Advanced symptoms
During the advanced stage, there will be a lot of symptoms. This is because in this stage cancer spreads from your prostate to the other body parts including lymph nodes and bones.
There are many available treatments for the management of advanced prostate cancer. They kill the cells of cancer and help the patients to deal with pain.
- Swelling in the pelvic area and legs.
- Pain or numbness in feet, legs, and hips.
- Continuous pain in bones that results in fractures.
3 Recurrent symptoms
After seeking treatment, if the prostate cancer comes back, it is termed recurrent. Some of the recurrent symptoms of prostate cancer are as follows.
- Blood in the urine.
- Low back pain.
- Difficulty while urinating.
4 If you develop benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, it can enlarge the prostate gland. The gland will become swollen as a result of which blocks the urine and semen flow.
5 Men, less than fifty years of age can suffer from prostatitis. This will lead to the swelling and inflammation of your prostate gland.