The symptoms that accompany prostate cancer may not occur in the early stage of this dangerous disease. Unfortunately, most men notice the presence of prostate cancer once this disease starts spreading.
Regular checkups should be done every year so the cancer could be discovered in its early stage. In addition, you can also do self-examination.
The following is a list of 12 early symptoms of prostate cancer that men should not ignore:
- A frequent urge to urinate especially during the night
- Difficulty urinating, or trouble starting and stopping while urinating
- Weak stream of urine and changing the color of urine. You can also experience a tingling, although this might be an indicator of many other health problems.
- Blood in the sperm
- Blood in urine (hematuria)
- Unpleasant feeling in the beginning of the urination process or a feeling that you need to hold back a little bit when urinating.
- Pain and swellings that occurs in the hips, thighs and/or lower back
- Bone pain that doesn’t go away, or leads to fractures
- Discomfort in the pelvic area
- Problems with ejaculation
- Burning or pain during urination