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Prostate stones

Prostate stones: Introduction

Prostate stones: Stones in the prostate are very common. They appear to be calcified proteinaceous bodies called corpora amylacea. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Prostate stones is available below.

Symptoms of Prostate stones

  • This condition usually does not cause symptoms in and of themselves but may be associated with the symptoms of BPH which men can get as they age and their BPH progresses.
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Treatments for Prostate stones

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Causes of Prostate stones

  • Secretions of the prostate cannot get out of the gland because of the disarray of the architecture of the ducts due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, an almost universal growth of the prostate in men as they age. It is thought that these secretions dry out or become "inspissated" and form into a round proteinaceous body, much like a pearl in an oyster. They then become calcified
  • Secondary to an infection with insufficiently drained pus and detritus, eventually calcifying
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  1. Prostate stones: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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