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    Prostate Cancer, Advanced or Metastatic - Symptoms

    Prostate cancer may not cause noticeable symptoms. Possible symptoms of locally advanced prostate cancer are:

    • Urinary problems, such as:
      • Not being able to urinate at all.
      • Having a hard time starting or stopping the flow of urine.
      • Having to urinate often, especially at night.
      • Having pain or burning during urination.
    • Difficulty having an erection.
    • Blood in your urine or semen.
    • Deep and frequent pain in your lower back, belly, hip, or pelvis.

    These symptoms also may be caused by:

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    Symptoms that may mean the cancer has spread to other parts of the body, or metastasized, include:

    • Weight loss.
    • Bone pain.
    • Swelling in the legs and feet.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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