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What symptoms of prostate cancer should send you to the emergency room?

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Go to the nearest ER right away if you have any of these symptoms:

�Urinary tract infection: Burning pain when urinating or frequent urination, especially with fever

�Bladder obstruction: Not urinating enough despite drinking fluid; producing little urine despite straining; pain from a full bladder

�Acute kidney failure: Not urinating or urinating little, with little discomfort, despite drinking enough fluid

�Deep bone pain: May be a sign of advanced prostate cancer that�s spread to the bone

From: When to Seek Medical Care WebMD Medical Reference

Author: Hardik C Soni, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Martin Luther King Jr/Charles Drew Medical Center. Coauthor(s): Eugene Hardin, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science; Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Martin Luther King, Jr/Drew Medical Center. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital.  




Prostate Cancer: When to Seek Medical Care  from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

Author: Hardik C Soni, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Martin Luther King Jr/Charles Drew Medical Center. Coauthor(s): Eugene Hardin, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science; Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Martin Luther King, Jr/Drew Medical Center. Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital.  




Prostate Cancer: When to Seek Medical Care  from eMedicineHealth

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2018

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