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Does finasteride cure prostate enlargement?

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Chris Kyle answered

Specializes in Urology

Cure? unclear: Not sure if it is a cure -- it will shrink the prostate while you are taking it by blocking an ezyme some men's prostates will continue to grow despite the medication and need surgery.

Answered 11/27/2017


Dr. Otto Placik answered

Specializes in Surgery - Plastics

No but relieve sympt: No but it may relieve some symptoms of hypertrophy or overgrowth. It may also reduce the risk of acute urinary retention or delay the need for prostate surgery. It is occasionally combine with an Alpha blocker. It has side effects which should be discussed with your physician.

Answered 3/9/2020



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