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Prostate Enlargement/BPH Health Center

Medical Reference Related to Prostate Enlargement/BPH

  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. 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 ...

  4. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Other Treatment

    Talk with your doctor about how herbal therapy may be used in addition to medical treatment for BPH.

  5. 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.

  6. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Health Tools

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

  7. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Home Treatment

    If your urination problem caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is mild to moderate and does not bother you, home treatment may be all you need to help keep your symptoms from interfering with your daily activities.

  8. 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 ...

  9. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

    Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA) is used to treat an enlarged prostate gland ( benign prostatic hyperplasia,or BPH ) with a needle-shaped device that delivers heat to very precise areas of the prostate. The device is inserted up the urethra inside a tube (catheter) that protects other tissues from being burned. The heat destroys specific areas that are blocking the flow of urine out of the ...

  10. Enlarged Prostate: Laser Therapies - Topic Overview

    The uroflowmetry test measures the rate of urine flow during urination. Results are usually given in milliliters per second (mL/sec). This test is sometimes used to evaluate the impact benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) has on urine flow or to monitor the effect of treatment. A urine flow rate that is normal or nearly normal in a man with BPH may indicate that the bladder has become stronger ...

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