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What Happens When You Ignore Prostate Cancer?

What Happens When You Ignore Prostate Cancer?

When you have prostate cancer, most people choose to arrange for treatment, but not everyone does. It might seem crazy to refuse treatment for prostate cancer, but that’s exactly what some folks choose to do.

Some people ignore prostate cancer because they are more afraid of surgery than the disease itself. While such a sentiment is understandable, it can result in great tragedy. Here’s what happens when you ignore prostate cancer.

The Disease Will Continue to Progress When Left Untreated

When prostate cancer is left untreated, the disease will continue to progress. Unfortunately, no measure of willpower or denial for that matter will stop the advancement of a disease like prostate cancer.

Instead of having a number of years to live, you could wind up having a matter of months to live when you ignore prostate cancer. If you are afraid of surgery or seeing a Urologist, you need to overcome that fear and realize that the consequences of ignoring prostate cancer are far worse than the risk of seeking treatment.

There is nothing more tragic than a preventable death. The real tragedy of someone who dies from prostate cancer because they ignored the disease is the fact that it could have been prevented.

Make the Right Choice and Schedule an Appointment with Z Urology

Whether you already know that you have prostate cancer or you are experiencing symptoms that are commonly associated with prostate cancer, you need to schedule an appointment with the team at Z Urology.

Our multilingual team understands that the idea of surgery is scary which is why we make our patients as comfortable and relaxed as possible. We take care of everything for you explain everything in detail so that you know exactly what to expect.

You can visit our website directly and schedule an appointment at your convenience or call us at 954-714-8200!

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Uncommon Signs of Prostate Cancer

Uncommon Signs of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the biggest health risks that men have to look out for. We all know the most common signs of prostate cancer, however, there are some uncommon signs of prostate cancer that most men aren’t aware of. Here’s an overview of the most uncommon signs of prostate cancer.

Erectile Dysfunction

Some men experience erectile dysfunction while contracting prostate cancer. When most men seek treatment for erectile dysfunction, they don’t think to ask if it could mean that they have prostate cancer.

If you are experiencing erectile dysfunction, you need to ask a urologist about getting tested for prostate cancer.

Bloody Urine or Seminal Fluid

Another uncommon red flag that many men ignore is blood in their urine or semen. While most men would be concerned by the presence of blood in their urine, semen, or both, not many of them know that it can also be a sign that you have prostate cancer.

Unexpected or Unintentional Weight Loss

One of the most dangerous signs of prostate cancer to watch out for is unintentional weight loss. If you have experienced sudden and unexpected weight loss couples with sores in your mouth, it could mean that you have prostate cancer.

More concernedly, by the time most people with prostate cancer undergo sudden weight loss, it means that the cancer has already progressed significantly. Men with sudden unintentional weight loss need to contact a urologist as soon as possible.

Meet Your New Urology Team!

If you have experienced any of the aforementioned symptoms, you need to contact a qualified urologist right away. Z Urology is one of the most respected Urology Clinics in the State of Florida.

You can visit our website directly and schedule an appointment at your convenience or call us at 954-714-8200!

We can’t wait to hear from you!



Healthy Living Tips for After Prostate Cancer Treatment

Healthy Living Tips for After Prostate Cancer Treatment

Finishing treatment for prostate cancer is both a relief and anxiety-provoking time in a man’s life. This is true as well in the lives of his caregivers and loved ones. While there is often relief that the treatments are complete, many men worry about whether the cancer is really gone and might come back. This is the time for men to focus on some well-deserved self-care. While regular check-ups with your doctor will continue, there are some things you can and should do for yourself.

They include:

  • Seeking Out Emotional Support
  • Starting a Healthy Diet and Exercise Routine
  • Exhibiting Sexual Health
  • Embracing Your “New Normal”

Emotional Support

The litany of prostate cancer treatments and the instructions and restrictions that can come with them can be stressful for many men. While many will have your best interests at heart, it may be difficult for them to understand what you’re going through. Having support is important. If you’re unable to openly talk with those who are close to you, you may want to seek out some like-minded people who understand firsthand what you have experienced.


Diet and Exercise

Considering a celebratory feast with food and drink post-treatment? This is OK in moderation, but you want to start a healthy routine with exercise and a balanced diet that you can stick to.

Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and fewer refined foods is a great start. Adding regular exercise can make a big difference in your recovery timeline, as well as your mood. Studies show a healthy diet and regular exercise after treatment can help prevent prostate cancer recurrence. The smallest effort can have a majorly positive effect on your overall outlook on life.


Sexual Health

There may be changes in your sex life after prostate cancer treatment. Everything from being unable to achieve an erection to loss of desire entirely is common, but also often temporary. Try to be patient. The body needs time to recover and heal. If you reach a point where you’re concerned, talk to your doctor. There are plenty of treatments available.


Your New Normal

Life will be undoubtedly different after a prostate cancer journey. From the symptoms and diagnosis to the treatments and life afterward, the “new normal” can be uncomfortable at first. But it doesn’t have to be all bad. While there’s no surefire way to prepare for life after prostate cancer, have confidence that you will find your way.

Remember that emotional support is just as important as the medical treatments, and a healthy lifestyle afterward will help with physical and emotional recovery. Don’t be afraid to ask for help or guidance from your doctor, health care team and trusted loved ones and friends.

If something like this has happened to you, please don’t wait. Pick up the phone and call Z Urology, with offices in South Florida. Call today!

We provide state-of-the-art urologic care in the South Florida area with a focus on both male and female urology. Our practice specializes in all urologic procedures, specifically, minimally invasive methods. Our three locations to choose from are located in Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs and Pompano Beach.

We at “Z” specialize in bladder issues, erectile dysfunction (ED), prostate issues, urinary incontinence, sexual dysfunction, stone disease, BPH, male infertility, pyeloplasty, Peyronie’s disease, and ureteral reimplantation.