What should I ask my urologist regarding enlarged prostate pain?

1.  Is there an infection or tumor? 
2.  Is there a nodule or swelling in the gland? 
3.  Do I need a biopsy? 
4.  What is my PSA level?
5.  Are there any medications to treat my symptoms?  What are the urinary and sexual side effects?

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