benign prostatic hyperplasia

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Synonyms for benign prostatic hyperplasia

enlarged prostate


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Conclusion: The interruption of taking [alpha]1-blockers in patients who have benign prostatic hypertrophy does not seem to influence anterior segment parameters generally.
Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is a frequent disease, affecting 12% of the male population over 65 years of age; about 20-30% of patients will require prostatectomy.
The initial set consisted of 150 medical records evenly divided between the three health conditions used for study inclusion criteria (benign prostatic hypertrophy, inguinal hernia, urinary tract stone).
The intravesical prostatic protrusion may not be present in all cases of benign prostatic hypertrophy and hence cannot be accomplished as a single non-invasive measure for assessing the severity of Bladder outlet obstruction due to Benign prostatic hypertrophy.
The incidence of diverticula of urinary bladder in patients with benign prostatic hypertrophy and the comparison between cystoscopy and cystography in detecting bladder diverticula.
Having to go more than that, whether during the day or at night, could be a sign of common age-related issues, such as urinary tract infections or benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)," says Dr.
Given these findings, he had been diagnosed as having benign prostatic hypertrophy and was treated with tamsulosin (an [alpha]-blocker) and dutasteride (a 5[alpha]-reductase inhibitor).
History of patient's age diabetes duration lower urinary tract symptoms fever flank pain and known comorbids stone disease benign prostatic hypertrophy was collected through direct interview and filled on a proforma.
Because prostate cancer may not present many symptoms at an early stage, with additional symptoms being similar to those of benign prostatic hypertrophy, it is important for all men over the age of fifty to undergo screening, combined with digital rectal examination and measurement of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in the blood," he said.
It should be used with caution in patients with heart disease, cerebral vascular disease, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, and prostatic hypertrophy.
Low BP also can be caused by dehydration, medications (even those not given for the purpose of lowering blood pressure) including those taken to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy, other cardiac conditions, and Parkinson's disease.
The drug can also be used to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy or enlargement of the prostate gland - sold under the brand name Proscar -which can cause problems such as frequent and difficult urination and the sudden inability to urinate.
As naturopathic physicians, we see men who may be having various stages of symptoms associated with benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Examination of specific organ system revealed that the patient had prostatic hypertrophy with slight elevation of prostate specific antigen.
Patients with chronic or persistent cough, epilepsy, glaucoma, urinary retention, prostatic hypertrophy, hepatic or renal impairment or cardiovascular problems should consult a doctor first.