Common bladder and bowel problems

Urinary incontinence (bladder weakness) is experienced by many men following prostate surgery.

Here we share answers to common questions regarding the prostate. Please note the information supplied is general in nature and you should consult your medical practioner for individual advice.

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FAQs about prostate

My wife says I should be checked for prostate cancer. I am 53 and don't have any urinary problems so don't think a check is necessary. What do you advise?

I am a retired gentleman and have difficulty in starting to pass urine. Sometimes I feel I want to go more frequently at night, but then I cannot commence. What can I do about this?

My husband has been getting up several times a night to pass urine and he says that he has problems getting started. I'm worried that he might have prostate cancer. What are the symptoms of prostate cancer?

I've had problems with my prostate and my doctor has referred me to an urologist. What will the urologist do?