What is a Prostate Biopsy?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a condition that affects men as they age. BPH or enlarged prostate means that the prostate gland enlarges, causing a blockage of the urine flow through the urethra. Men over 50-years-old may experience some symptoms such as a weak or slow urinary stream and should perform regular check-ups to keep up with your prostate health. In this video, shared by Urology Specialists, watch Dr. Samuel Peretsman, MD of Urology Specialists of the Carolinas, talk about prostate biopsy, how it works, why it is performed and what the results means for your prostate health.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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