Why Do You Need A Professional Prostate Health Evaluation?
If you have an enlarged prostate, you may have prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is a deadly disease. It can take a long time to develop. In most cases it is a slow-growing disease. It usually won't require surgery. In rare cases, surgery can be needed to remove the tumor. But, only when a prostate cancer is advanced enough to require surgery will the surgeon do it.
Because you have a low risk of getting prostate cancer, your risk of dying from a cancer related to your prostate gland is very low. But you can have symptoms, like pain in your penis, if you have had a prostate surgery. In rare cases, the tumor can spread. And there are cases of men who die from their cancer, even when they had a very low risk. This is known as a misdiagnosis. It may be a cause of a lot of pain and confusion in a man. But it may not be a cause for many prostate cancer deaths. There are three common misdiagnoses of prostate cancer. They are:
1) PSA test – A test that is only done on a small group of men.