Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also called benign prostatic hypertrophy or enlarged prostate, is a disease that affects men and causes an abnormal enlargement of the prostate, which affects the urinary and reproductive systems.
There are several different ways to approach BPH treatment, such as medications, minimally invasive procedures, and also surgery. With that said, if you’re considering undergoing surgery to treat your BPH, you will have to keep in mind that there are side effects which may occur. We’ve listed seven possible complications which could happen following benign prostatic hyperplasia surgery (source: NIH website):
1. Problems urinating