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Can enlarge prostrate cause bowel obstructions?

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Posted on Mon, 17 Mar 2014
Question: Can enlarge prostrate cause bowel ostructions
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Brief Answer: Extremely rare Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic! Bowel obstructions due to enlarged prostate is extremely rare. However, it is not impossible, since a very massively enlarged bladder due to enlarged prostate can cause bowel obstruction. But, this is very very rare finding. Usually, symptoms of enlarged prostate include weak urine stream, Hesitancy starting urine stream, Incomplete voiding sensation, Urinary Retention. Hope I have answered your query. If you are satisfied, you may now close the discussion and rate the answer. If you like my answers and wish me to answer in future, bring it to my attention: Dr Vasanth. Url link is as follows: WWW.WWWW.WW Wish you good health!
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Can enlarge prostrate cause bowel obstructions?

Brief Answer: Extremely rare Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic! Bowel obstructions due to enlarged prostate is extremely rare. However, it is not impossible, since a very massively enlarged bladder due to enlarged prostate can cause bowel obstruction. But, this is very very rare finding. Usually, symptoms of enlarged prostate include weak urine stream, Hesitancy starting urine stream, Incomplete voiding sensation, Urinary Retention. Hope I have answered your query. If you are satisfied, you may now close the discussion and rate the answer. If you like my answers and wish me to answer in future, bring it to my attention: Dr Vasanth. Url link is as follows: WWW.WWWW.WW Wish you good health!