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Can prostate problems affect my bladder?

If the prostate blocks the bladder and causes pressure when you urinate, you will notice overactive bladder symptoms. You will need to go more often and more urgently. Also, if your prostate is enlarged, you may not have problems emptying your bladder, so you will feel more need to go.

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