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Prostate cancer, like most malignant tumours, may not be symptomatic in the early stages of the disease. The tumours tend to progress slowly and symptoms occur in the more advanced stages of the disease.
Los síntomas más frecuentes son los relacionados con la micción que pueden manifestarse de diferentes formas:
Increased urinary frequency.
Urgent need to urinate and the need to urinate several times during the night.
Decreased urinary calibre.
Urinary flow interrupted and the need to strain to empty the bladder.
Burning when urinating.
Pain when urinating.
Acute urinary retention, which makes urination impossible and catheterisation is required.
Haematuria, the urine contains blood.
Blood in their semen.
In advanced stages of the disease and when it is no longer located in the prostate, the patient may have:
Soreness or pain in the lower abdomen.
Discomfort when sitting.
When the disease goes beyond the prostate there may be:
Oedema in the lower extremities.
Alterations in the rhythm of bowel movements.
Discomfort when sitting due to an inflamed prostate.