Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Medications
Medications are sometimes used to help relieve bothersome, moderate to severe urination problems caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Prostatitis - Exams and Tests
If your health professional suspects that you have prostatitis, he or she will begin with a complete medical history and physical exam.
Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview
Several laser methods for treating an enlarged prostate gland ( benign prostatic hyperplasia,or BPH ) are now being used. Laser therapy uses a laser beam to remove the part of the prostate that is blocking the urethra. The procedure is done under either a general or spinal anesthetic. Most men who have laser treatment of BPH are able to leave the hospital the same or the next day. While ...
Men's Health Guide - Testicular Examination and Testicular Self-Examination (TSE)
Testicular examination and testicular self - examination (TSE) are two different methods to detect lumps or abnormalities of the testicles.
Enlarged Prostate: Bathroom Tips - Topic Overview
The following tips may make it easier to deal with your benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) symptoms. Practice "double voiding" by urinating as much as possible,relaxing for a few moments,and then urinating again. Try to relax before you urinate. Tension from worrying about your symptoms can make them worse. Anxiety may cause the smooth muscle in the prostate and the muscles at the opening ...
Prostatitis - When To Call a Doctor
Find out when to call a doctor about prostatitis.
Peyronie's Disease - Topic Overview
What is Peyronie's disease?Peyronie's disease is an abnormal curvature of the penis caused by scar tissue in the erectile tissue. Because the scar tissue prevents straightening of the penis, the curvature is most obvious during an erection. The curvature may be so severe that it prevents penetration during intercourse.Peyronie's disease is seen most frequently in middle - aged and older men.What .
Expressed Prostatic Secretions
Examination of expressed prostatic secretions tests a sample of the secretion for signs of inflammation or bacterial infection.
Enlarged Prostate: Transurethral Needle Ablation - Topic Overview
Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA) is used to treat an enlarged prostate gland ( benign prostatic hyperplasia,or BPH ) with a needle-shaped device that delivers heat to very precise areas of the prostate. The device is inserted up the urethra inside a tube (catheter) that protects other tissues from being burned. The heat destroys specific areas that are blocking the flow of urine out of the ...
Prostatitis - Cause
Read about the causes of prostatitis.