Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, abbreviated simply as BPH, simply means enlargement of the prostate gland. Your prostate produces fluid that protects your semen; however, your urethra goes through your prostate also, so problems with your prostate usually result in some urinary problems. While BPH is not cancer and doesn’t cause cancer, it’s always best to
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Does a word ending with “...ologist” cause a bit of confusion for you? In our world of specializations, we are so fortunate to have doctors who are experts in treating our different body parts and organ systems. But what exactly does a urologist do? A urologist is a doctor who specializes in treating conditions affecting
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Whenever you mention conditions affecting the prostate, what comes to mind is prostate cancer. Unfortunately, this is not the only common prostate disease. BPH or benign prostatic hyperplasia, results from growth of the prostate gland. This growth usually results in urine retention or makes you urinate frequently. It is believed that about half of all
Not a single clinic goes by in the urology office without a man complaining of an enlarged prostate. Patients typically complain of going to the bathroom too frequently, urgently, urinating at night, dribbling after urinating, difficulty initiating urination, slow flow, incontinence, bloody urine and even urinary retention (the inability to urinate at all). These symptoms