I am 27 years old and have recently found out my prostate has become greatly enlarged. My doctor gave me Cipro and Ibuprofen to try and help the inflammation. They drew blood for a PSA test (which I've read don't necessarily give definitive answers) and I'm to return in two weeks. I had chronic UT infections when I was younger and still get them now and again, but they don't last for days anymore. I had many tests done, including a cystoscopy, but they never found anything wrong. I've read that these may have helped speed up the normal prostate enlargement process. I'm sure my unhealthy diet has contributed, but for it to be as enlarged as the doctor said at my age is worrisome to me. I guess I don't really have a question...I just want to let others know it's never too early to get it checked.
As in all things, health recommendations are best individualized. While there are guidelines, these are not meant to supplant clinical judgement.Given a case such as yours, there would indeed be problems in doing the usual advice since you have a risk for prostate enlargement. Stay positive.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.