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  1. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Cause

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is probably a normal part of the aging process in men, caused by changes in hormone balance and cell - growth factors.

  2. 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 ...

  3. 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    Drug details for 5-alpha reductase inhibitors for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

  4. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Symptoms

    Many men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have no symptoms.

  5. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Treatment Overview

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

  6. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

    Several laser methods for treating an enlarged prostate gland ( benign prostatic hyperplasia,or BPH ) are now being used. Laser therapy uses a laser beam to remove the part of the prostate that is blocking the urethra. The procedure is done under either a general or spinal anesthetic. Most men who have laser treatment of BPH are able to leave the hospital the same or the next day. While ...

  7. 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.

  8. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - What Increases Your Risk

    Men who are older than 50 have a higher risk of developing benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

  9. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - When To Call a Doctor

    Healthwise information on benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms.

  10. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Surgery

    If you have difficulty urinating because of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), you probably will not need surgery.

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