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Blood in the urine and prostate cancer

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my husband has blood in his semen,and complains that his right testicle hurts some of the time.It also hurts when he has to urinate.and over the passed couple of months he has lost the desire to have sex.He has been to the doctor for this and was told that this prostate was inflamed was given antibiotics for it ,but the symptoms are still there.Could you plz help us.Can this be prostate cancer.signed worried.

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replied November 25th, 2008
Prostate Cancer Answer A4964
Current medical status: had prostate checked out
Current medical treatment: gave anti for inflamed prostate

Prostate cancer in early stages can cause no symptoms. By the time blood in the urine appears, the other symptoms like: frequent urination, increased urination at night, problems with the erection and ejaculation, difficulty starting and maintaining the urine stream are also present.

On the other hand, prostate cancer is uncommon in men under 45. A ultrasonography of the prostate might help to exclude prostate cancer.

Blood in the semen is a serious symptom and needs further diagnostic procedures performed by a urologist to exclude cancer of other organs of the male reproductive system.

A laboratory culture of the semen that shows presence of bacteria would indicate an infection in the male genital tract rather than cancer. Certain bacteria can cause damage to the mucousa of the male reproductive organs, thus causing blood in the semen to appear.

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