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    1. 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).

    2. Rye Grass Pollen Extract - 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 ...

    3. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Treatment Overview

      Treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) focuses on reducing your symptoms; BPH cannot be cured.

    4. 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 ...

    5. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - 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 ...

    6. 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?

    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. 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 Have Surgery?

    10. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Health Tools

      Health tools help you make wise health decisions about surgery or medications to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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