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does the prostate change with age, even if it's healthy?

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Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
Yes: The prostate normally grows at a rate of 1.6 to 2.0% per year. Some men develop urinary symtpoms as a result, others do not. The degree to which the symptoms are bothersome will be used to determine if any treatment is required.
Answered on Oct 21, 2011
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
BPH: Yes, the prostate typically enlarges with age.
Answered on Apr 24, 2014

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