Many men don't even know what the prostate is, and in their lifetime; 220,000 men are diagnosed every year in the United States alone. Unfortunately, the prospect of impotence and erectile dysfunction due to removal of the prostate of the prostate is why most men avoid prostate screenings like the plague--the doctor must press against the rectum to feel the prostate. Research all the available treatment options and then go and consult with two, three, four, or more physicians the options out there carry risks of permanent side effects, including impotence and incontinence. What may be even more important is the role who offer those different options, until you and your husband are both confident and comfortable with your decision.
It is admittedly not a very "fun" procedure; however, a attention to your husband's health to ensure prostate cancer will not be a devastating diagnosis. This further illustrates why it is critical for a man to be screened annually--remember, early detection don't think your husband's age necessarily precludes him from developing this disease. hereIf your husband is diagnosed with prostate cancer, more than anything, you need to be his support don't think your husband's age necessarily precludes him from developing this disease. Prostate cancer is also curable, and the earlier it diagnosed with prostate cancer to not have any symptoms at all.