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Your bladder, prostate, and related nearby organs are something you probably don't give much thought to - until something goes wrong. For older men, this usually means an enlarged or irritated prostate, but not always. This section deals with urology problems found in men of all ages.
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BPH Treatments - Minimally Invasive Treatments for BPH

If you have BPH and you don’t want to take medication, you might want to try minimally invasive therapy. These procedures are done on an outpatient procedure and you will go home with a urinary catheter that you will need for a few days until you heal.

According to the American Urological Association, these treatments do better at symptom relief than medication, but they don’t wo…

BPH Surgery
When you have an enlarged prostate, your symptoms can bother you so much that there is nothing that will work as well as surgery in reducing your urinary symptoms. Learn about the surgical options that you have here and what you can expect after surgery.

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BPH- Minimally Invasive Treatments for an Enlarged Prostate
Are you bothered by symptoms of an enlarged prostate? Learn what minimally invasive treatments are available and whether you want to explore them with your doctor.

BPH Medication
If you are suffering from BPH, you may be wondering what your treatment options and whether or not you should undergo treatment at all. Up to 1/3 of men see their symptoms clear without treatment, but that doesn't mean that you should not be evaluated by a urologist. You can get several types of treatment if BPH bothers you and is interrupting...

How is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Diagnosed?
If you are having trouble urinating, are bothered by a weak or intermittent urinary flow, and you are a man over age 50, you could have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate. This article explains how BPH is diagnosed.

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate - Health Topics A-Z
A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is surgery that has been shown to most effectively reduce the symptoms of BPH. Practiced for decades, it is one of the most common procedures that urologists perform. Learn what is involved.

Male Sexual Dysfunction: How Common Is It?
Sexual function seems so tied up with being a man for many men that experiencing sexual dysfunction is difficult to face. Many men don't tell their physicians about it even though they could get help. There have been inroads in treatment in recent years. This section deals exclusively with male sexual dysfunction.

Causes of Male Sexual Dysfunction
There are many reasons why you might be experiencing male sexual dysfunction. Physical causes, psychological causes, and medication-related causes are common.

Types of Male Sexual Dysfunction
Male sexual dysfunction is an umbrella term for conditions like low libido, problems with an erection, orgasm disorders, and more.

Urination: Difficulty With Flow
Having painful, difficult, intermittent attempts to urinate are bothersome and should be looked at. Learn what difficulty with urinary flow is about and when to see the doctor. This is most common in men.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: What It Means
Your prostate is not something you think about much until you get older, which is when problems like benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a common, noncancerous, urologic condition emerges. This section deals with all aspects of BPH, from signs and symptoms, to diagnosis, and treatment.

A transurethral resection of the prostate is the most common procedure used to treat BPH. Learn the basics about this procedure.

What Happens If My PSA Is Elevated?
An elevated PSA should be investigated. Don't jump the gun on what is going on until your urologist examines you further. Here's what you can expect.

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