Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - 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 ...
Prostatitis - Symptoms
Learn the symptoms of prostatitis.
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 - Prevention
You may be able to prevent prostatitis. Learn how.
Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Enlarged Prostate: Should I Take Medicine?
Prostatitis - When To Call a Doctor
Find out when to call a doctor about prostatitis.
Prostatitis - Cause
Read about the causes of prostatitis.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Prevention
The urination problems caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) cannot be prevented.
Expressed Prostatic Secretions
Examination of expressed prostatic secretions tests a sample of the secretion for signs of inflammation or bacterial infection.
Prostatitis - Topic Overview
Chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome,noninflammatory,is a common form of prostatitis. It causes pain in the pelvic area,where the prostate is located,without symptoms of general illness,infection,or inflammation. Chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome,noninflammatory,was formerly called prostatodynia. ...