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Where is the prostate?

Ever wonder just where your prostate gland is located? Watch to find out where it is from urologist Victor Andress, MD, of Coliseum Medical Centers.
Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine
With the exception of yoga teachers, most of us don't have that good a view of the prostate. Resting below the bladder and in front of the rectum, the prostate is about the size of a walnut. The seminal vesicles (the ducts that shuttle semen for foreign exploration) are attached to the prostate and intersect with the urethra to take urine from the bladder.
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