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  1. Saw Palmetto

    Saw palmetto, a palm native to the southern U.S., has caught on as a treatment for enlarged prostate. WebMD explains the uses of this natural remedy.

  2. Rye Grass Pollen Extract - Topic Overview

    What is rye grass pollen extract?Rye grass pollen extract comes from the pollen of rye grass (Secale cereale). Rye grass pollen extract may affect the male hormone testosterone, relax the muscles of the tube that urine flows through (urethra), and increase how well the bladder can force urine out. All of these may reduce symptoms of an enlarged prostate, such as dribbling after urinating or ...

  3. Open Prostatectomy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Open prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia is the surgical removal of an enlarged, noncancerous prostate.

  4. Enlarged Prostate: Other Surgeries - Topic Overview

    There are many surgeries to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). But most have not been studied very much. The gold-standard surgery for BPH is transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). When these new surgeries are studied,they are compared to TURP. Other surgeries for BPH include: High-frequency focused ultrasound,in which high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) are used to kill ...

  5. Enlarged Prostate: Other Surgeries - 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 Have Surgery?

  6. Transurethral Microwave Therapy (TUMT) for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    In transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT), an instrument (called an antenna) that sends out microwave energy is inserted through the urethra to a location inside the prostate. Microwave energy is then used to heat the inside of the prostate.

  7. 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.

  8. Enlarged Prostate: Herbal Therapy - 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?

  9. Enlarged Prostate: Herbal Therapy - Topic Overview

    Herbal supplements that may be used to relieve symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) include saw palmetto,beta-sitosterol,Pygeum africanum,and Cernilton. In general,the trials using these substances have been short,and self-improvement scores can be biased. Different preparations are available for each substance,and they are not always equivalent. So the results cannot be ...

  10. 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).

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