Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Topic Overview
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy, is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that occurs in almost all men as they age.
Prostatitis - Topic Overview
Chronic bacterial prostatitis is an infection of the prostate with symptoms including pain in the abdomen and genital area,problems with urination,and pain with ejaculation. Sometimes it causes no symptoms. It occurs most often in men who have had urinary tract infections (UTIs). Men with chronic bacterial prostatitis usually have not had acute prostate infections. A test called a pre- and ...
Transurethral Prostatectomy for Prostatitis
This procedure involves removal of part of the prostate gland through the urethra. A long, thin tube with a viewing instrument (cytoscope) attached is inserted into the urethra. Prostate tissue is removed through the cytoscope.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Other Treatment
Talk with your doctor about how herbal therapy may be used in addition to medical treatment for BPH.
Spermatocele (Epididymal Cyst) - 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.
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.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Prevention
The urination problems caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) cannot be prevented.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - What Increases Your Risk
Men who are older than 50 have a higher risk of developing benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Health Tools
Health tools help you make wise health decisions about surgery or medications to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).