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The workhorse in the male reproductive system, this walnut-shaped gland makes the fluid that combines with sperm to create semen. It can also be a source of concern for men as they age, as it’s prone to inflammation and cancer.

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Chronic prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland located between the bladder and penis. It causes urinary pain symptoms and painful ejaculation.

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the condition commonly known as an enlarged prostate. BPH is extremely common; it’s the main reason many older men have trouble urinating. Usually, BPH is more of a nuisance than a major medical problem, though serious complications can occasionally occur.

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Prostate infections are not uncommon in men. They happen when bacteria gets into the prostate gland and causes inflammation. Symptoms include painful urination, chills, and muscle aches.

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