Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an increase in the number of cells in the prostate that cause the prostate gland to increase in size.

Untreated prostate gland enlargement can block the flow of urine out of the bladder and can cause bladder, urinary tract or kidney problems.


Prostate gland enlargement varies in severity among men and tends to gradually worsen over time. Prostate gland enlargement symptoms include:

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