Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Prostate Disease Overview

What is prostate disease?
A male with prostate disease has an illness that prevents the prostate from functioning properly. Prostate disease includes prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and prostate cancer.

What are the symptoms of prostate disease?
Symptoms of prostate disease may include pain during urination, increased urinary frequency, difficulty urinating, a constant urge to urinate, inability to urinate, fever, blood in the urine, and painful ejaculation. Prostate disease may also cause pain in the scrotum, testicles, lower abdomen, low back, or anus.

How does the doctor treat prostate disease?
Treatment for prostate disease depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for prostate disease may include medications or surgery.

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