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The prostate gland, part of the Male Reproductive System, produces a thin, milky alkaline fluid that is secreted into the urethra at the time of emission of semen, providing an added medium for the life and motility of sperm.
In men over the age of fifty, enlargement (from the size of a walnut to the size of a grapefruit) of the prostate is common. Sometimes the result is pressure on the urethra and bladder, which interferes with urination, precipitating urinary retention and kidney disease.
Eighty per cent of all men will eventually suffer from at least one prostate disorder some of which are: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), prostatitis, and prostate cancer. Early detection is an important Elements in successful management of these health conditions. The usual treatment for an enlarged prostate is surgical removal.
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