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Thank you for the very interesting question regarding the prostate. Let me first briefly explain a few historical confusions regarding the nomenclature of prostatic disorders with particular attention to your ‘congestive prostatitis’, which may be called an almost extinct creature! Classifications of Prostatic Disorders Meares and Stamey (1968) suggested a ...


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You can search using operators "site:gov" or "site:edu" and find texts, such as this one from PubMed: Sexual behaviors represent potential modifiable risk factors and may influence prostate cancer development through a variety of specific mechanisms. One biological mechanism involves prostatic accumulation of potentially carcinogenic secretions, ...


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Since inflammation has been shown to be linked to cancer this had been investigated. RESULTS: The relative odds of prostate cancer were elevated in men with history of any type of prostatitis (odds ratio [OR] = 1.7; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.1-2.6) or acute prostatitis (2.5; 1.3-4.7). The mean time from most recent episode of acute prostatitis to the ...


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It is very important that you and your dad see his doctor for an explanation of these results ASAP. Reading CT results out of clinical context can lead to misunderstandings. The doctor can analyze the CT results in the setting of your dad's clinical picture. Only he/she can explain the significance of the results, and what that means for your dad. I ...


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