Prostatectomy to Treat Enlarged Prostate

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also called enlarged prostate, is a condition that affects men as they grow older. It’s normal that with aging men get prostate problems, some more serious than others and BPH is one of the less worrying types of prostate problems.

But how do you know if you have BPH? Here’s a list of enlarged prostate symptoms.

To address the symptoms of BPH, there are several treatment options available, such as medication, therapies and also surgeries. In this video, shared by Best Docs Network in 2013, listen to Dr. Michael White as he explains how BPH can lead to bladder infections, stones, blood in the urine, and kidney damage. Dr. White also discusses the use of Robotic Simple Prostatectomy as a treatment option for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Find out more about 4 lifestyle and treatment options after a BPH diagnosis.

BPH News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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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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