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What are the most common types of prostate disease?

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The three most common types of prostate disease are:

Although these diseases have different causes, they have similar symptoms. This is why it's important to discuss prostate cancer screening with your doctor as part of your yearly physical examination.

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Prostatitis
  • Prostate cancer

From: Types of Prostate Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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American Urological Association. 

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on October 22, 2017

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American Urological Association. 

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on October 22, 2017

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