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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Alpha-Blockers for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Drug details for Alpha-blockers for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

  4. Transurethral Incision of the Prostate (TUIP) for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP) may be done to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

  5. 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 ...

  6. Complications of Enlarged Prostate - Topic Overview

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) rarely has complications. When it does,they are often due to severe obstruction of the urine flow. These complications include: Complete blockage of the urethra (acute urinary retention,or AUR),which results in a complete inability to urinate. A tube called a catheter may be needed to drain urine from the bladder. Long-term,partial blockage of urine flow ...

  7. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - What Happens

    The prostate gland grows as men age, with the fastest growth occurring at middle age.

  8. 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.

  9. Rectal & Colon Cancer in Men

    Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in men. WebMD tells you what you need to know to prevent colon and rectal cancer.

  10. High Blood Pressure in Men

    The risk of high blood pressure begins to climb when men turn 45. Here’s how to prevent it, recognize it, and treat it.

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