According to the World Health Organization, prostate cancer is one of the deadliest diseases for the men. However, it could be treated if the symptoms are detected on time – the earlier you identify them, the higher the chances of survival.
The symptoms of this disease vary from one man to another, and often resemble to other diseases which is why they are often mistaken. This is the reason why it is very important to undergo regular medical check-ups once you have more than 50 years, in order to detect any kind of problem in your body on time.
The following are the 12 early warning signs of prostate cancer you shouldn’t ignore:
- Reduced urine flow;
- Frequent urge to urinate;
- A burning sensation during urination;
- An unpleasant feeling in the bladder;
- Difficulty urinating;
- Bone pain and fractures;
- Pain and numbness in the legs, hips, thighs and lower back;
- Erectile dysfunction;
- Discomfort and swelling in the legs and pelvic area;
- Blood in the semen;
- Blood in the urine;
- Painful ejaculation.
In case you have experienced some of the symptoms we mentioned above, we highly recommend visiting a doctor who will locate the problem and put you on the suitable therapy.