No Single Treatment is Best for Enlarged Prostate

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Enlarged Prostate Treatment

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What should you do, if anything, to treat an enlarged prostate gland?

Called benign prostatic hyperplasia or hypertrophy (BPH), the condition affects most men as they age. About half of men with an enlarged prostate seek medical treatment because of bothersome urinary tract symptoms. These symptoms may include poor urine flow, straining to urinate, frequent urination and urinary urgency.

With the BPH diagnosis comes a variety of treatment possibilities

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i HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE PROBLEMS AFTER SURGERY. What is the % of men that have ED? What are the % of men that become incontanant? What is the % of men that need to ware a diper? I am a man of 54 years. I am in reasonably good health. 5'8" at 165 lb. I have been strate cathing for about 1 year no at the rate of 3 to 4 times a day. I am becomming tired of doing this but would rather keep this up than to use a diper. I want to know the risks and the percentages to make a more informed choice. Where do I get these kinds of ansers?