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Doctors, what are the causes of enlargement of prostate gland ?

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Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 24 years experience
Benign growth: This happens in many men and is park of aging.
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What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

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Dr. James Lin
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Urology 53 years experience
Here are some...: The precise reason for prostate enlargement is still unclear although some subtle sex hormonal imbalance along aging process has been speculated and blamed for its occurrence. Of note, problems to void notably with slow urine flow is not linearly proportional with the degree of prostate enlargement alone. More? Ask doc timely. Best wishes...
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