Prostate check

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Just a thought those of us who may have sons might think to explain our prostate symptoms to them at an appropriate time especialy if we have PC.

Most of us found out what we know the hard way.

The majority of men dont know where the prostate is and dont know what it does! As for the symptoms of Pc they are truly in the dark.

After 50ish an annual physical with the GP would be a great idea.

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    Thats true.  We have to take care of us and our sons.  I was born in the 50's and my father never talked to me or my brother about sex and he most likely didn't know what a prostate was I on the other hand tell my sons what is going on with me.  They are aware of anything that can happen with a mans body.  The internet helps and information is the key.  Take care  Ken  
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    For real. I had no idea what a prostate was untill mine began giving me trouble around age 19. My father had issues with his at a young age as well. My dad would have severe pain if he ate even the slightest spicy food as a result of multiple turp surgeries in the Air Force. Those occasions were the only times I heard anyone speak of a prostate. I can't believe the gland was never mentioned in sex ed. At least not that I can recall. If I ever have boys I will definitely make them aware of it.
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