Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

About- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also called prostate enlargement, is a non-cancerous increase in the size of the prostate
 
Symptoms-
 Frequent urination
 Urinary urgency
 Urinary retention
 Urinary incontinence
 Difficulty starting urination
 Weak and inconsistent urine stream
 Dribbling at the end of urination
 Inability to completely empty the bladder
 Nocturia
 Pain after ejaculation or during urination
 Urine with an unusual color or smell
 
Causes- The cause of benign prostatic hyperplasia is not well understood. It might be due to changes in the balance of sex hormones as men grow older.
 
Complications-
 Acute urinary retention
 Bladder damage
 Bladder stones
 Blood in the urine
 Kidney damage
 Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
 
Specialist to Visit
 Urologist
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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.urologyhealth.org
https://www.niddk.nih.gov
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicinenet.com

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