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I have a constant need to press down on my lower stomach area,

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I have a constant need to press down on my lower stomach area, just above my penis. When I press down I have a sensation in my ears and head and appears to need me to press more, I therefore squeeze my eyes shut which gives the sensation in the head. My urine flow is very slow and requires a pressure again to make it flow. These symptoms only seem to appear during the evening and through the night. I take co-codamol for the pain? but am unable to sleep. I can't seem to find a cure, can you help?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi I'm Dr. Phil

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Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

High Dr Phil, have you an answer for me?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes, I do

Dr. Phil, MD :

this is your prostate

Dr. Phil, MD :

your prostate is likely enlarged and by placing pressure you open the urtethra

Dr. Phil, MD :

*urethra

Dr. Phil, MD :

allowing urination

Customer:

Would this also cause the need to press and the sensation in the head?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes, absolutely

Dr. Phil, MD :

Your prostate is probably very big

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need to see your GP and get on medicine

Dr. Phil, MD :

I would probably use tamsulosin and finasteride together to start

Customer:

What is my next course of action, see my GP?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes, see your GP

Dr. Phil, MD :

He will check the prostate to confirm

Dr. Phil, MD :

And put you on medicine...likely tamsulosin (flomax) and finasteride to start

Dr. Phil, MD :

one helps immediately and one takes a while to work but both will help you a lot

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you there?

Customer:

Many thanks for your help, I shall book an appointment tomorrow

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome :)

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Customer:

Great

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thank you

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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