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What are symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?

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You may hear your doctor call an enlarged prostate by its medical name, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). If you have it, you'll know that problems with peeing are among the common symptoms. You may notice things like:

  • You find it hard to urinate.
  • You need to pee often.
  • You get up often during the night to go to the bathroom.
  • You strain while you urinate.

From: ED Meds and Your Prostate Health WebMD Medical Reference

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Medscape.

Mayo Clinic: "Erectile Dysfunction Symptoms," "ED: Viagra and Other Oral Medications," "Prostate Gland Enlargement;" and "Tadalafil (Oral Route)."

National Association for Continence: "Enlarged Prostate."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on November 25, 2017

SOURCES:

Medscape.

Mayo Clinic: "Erectile Dysfunction Symptoms," "ED: Viagra and Other Oral Medications," "Prostate Gland Enlargement;" and "Tadalafil (Oral Route)."

National Association for Continence: "Enlarged Prostate."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on November 25, 2017

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