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does finasteride help with prostate gland enlargement

A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No point: Prostate biopsy is 2c if u have prostate cancer or not. Finesteride is used for benign symptomatic prostatic enlargement. May well be an option if pro ... Read More

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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Minimal if any: It can diminish your libido. Otherwise it doe snot have any other serious side effects.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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5 mg ....: The formulation of these two drugs with 0.5 mg for dutasteride and 5 mg for finasteride is approximated to be equal although in clinical study indicat ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Visit this site for information on this topic: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a698016.html
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
No: High rates of depression are not reported with his med.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
See your urologist: Sexual side effects are common with medications for an enlarged prostate. However, stopping may cause other issues. Go see your doctor and see if yo ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Follow advice: Your diabetes and blood pressure is well controlled. I would follow your doctor advice and take the medication for the bph. If you have concerns, ta ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Spencer Long
Specializes in Urology
Possible prostatitis: An enlarged prostate with staining of underwear could be due to prostatitis. Is there discomfort on urination? What did the urine test show? Be sure t ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
25 years experience Urology
BPH and Renal Cysts: Enlarged prostate (BPH) results from an increase number of cells in the gland. Medicines to shrink or relax the prostate are sufficient for many. Some ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
BPH treatments: The best treatment choice for you depends on several factors, including how much troublesome your symptoms are, the size of your prostate, other healt ... Read More

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