Enlarged Prostate: Uroflowmetry Test - Topic Overview
The uroflowmetry test measures the rate of urine flow during urination. Results are usually given in milliliters per second (mL/sec). This test is sometimes used to evaluate the impact benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) has on urine flow or to monitor the effect of treatment. A urine flow rate that is normal or nearly normal in a man with BPH may indicate that the bladder has become stronger ...
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Home Treatment
If your urination problem caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is mild to moderate and does not bother you, home treatment may be all you need to help keep your symptoms from interfering with your daily activities.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Symptoms
Many men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have no symptoms.
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
During transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), an instrument is inserted up the urethra to remove the section of the prostate that is blocking urine flow.TURP usually requires hospitalization and is done using a general or spinal anesthetic.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Medications
Medications are sometimes used to help relieve bothersome, moderate to severe urination problems caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Cause
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is probably a normal part of the aging process in men, caused by changes in hormone balance and cell - growth factors.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Treatment Overview
Treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) focuses on reducing your symptoms; BPH cannot be cured.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Exams and Tests
Your health professional will first want to make sure that your urination problem is caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and not by something more severe.
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