Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Treatment Overview
Treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) focuses on reducing your symptoms; BPH cannot be cured.
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.
High Cholesterol in Men
For many men, the risk of high cholesterol begins in their 20s and increases with age. Here’s how to prevent and lower high cholesterol.
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.
5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors for Prostatitis
Drug details for Finasteride (Proscar) for prostatitis.
Muscle Relaxants for Prostatitis
Drug details for Muscle relaxants for prostatitis.
Alpha-Blocker Medicines for Prostatitis
Drug details for Alpha-blocker medications for prostatitis.
Infected Prostate Stones - Topic Overview
Prostatic calculi (stones) are very common. They aren't always apparent during a rectal exam or on X-rays. Prostate stones are usually tiny-about the size of poppy seeds-and do not cause symptoms. In some men,infected prostate stones may cause recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) and make it difficult to cure bacterial prostatitis. The stones may have to be removed with surgery before ...
Chronic Prostatitis/Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Inflammatory (NIH Category IIIA) - Topic Overview
Chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome,inflammatory,is an inflammation of the prostate that causes pain in the abdomen,testicles,or tip of the penis,urination problems,and painful ejaculation. It is the most common type of prostatitis. Its cause often cannot be determined. Bacteria are usually not detected in the urine,and fever,chills,or other signs of an infection are not present. ...
Acute Prostatitis (NIH Category I) - Topic Overview
Acute prostatitis is an infection that causes severe symptoms. It is the most serious and least common type of prostatitis. Men with this illness are usually very sick,and their symptoms come on suddenly. A urine test will reveal bacteria,and using a digital rectal exam,a health professional will find the prostate to be warm,swollen,and very tender. Serious complications may develop ...