The prostate is a small gland approximately the size and shape of a walnut. It sits directly below the bladder, in front of the rectum. The prostate is a part of the male reproductive tract. It produces fluid that combines with sperm to make semen.
At birth, the prostate gland is tiny. When testosterone levels rise during puberty, the prostate grows rapidly, doubling in size by age 20. Growth slows down for the next two decades and the prostate usually does not cause problems for...Read more
Sometimes figuring out if you have a prostate problem can be a tricky maze. My own father had NO symptoms, but he was over the age of 70... Read more »
Many men are bothered with urinary problems along with their erectile dysfunction. It has been shown that severe problems with BPH or... Read more »
Dear Dr. Motola, Can erectile dysfunction be a symptom of prostate cancer? My husband is experiencing a few issues. He has blood in his... Read more »