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A 59-year-old male asked:

Can an enlarged prostate cause e.d?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Unlikely : In general, prostatic enlargement is unrelated to erectile dysfunction. The only connection is that the incidence of both increase with age.
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A 32-year-old male asked:

What causes Enlarged prostate?

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Dr. Samuel Lee
Urology 32 years experience
DHT: Testosterone is converted to an active form Dihydrotestosterone in the prostate tissue by an enzyme , 5 alpha reductase. It is postulated this process leads to or causes prostate hypertrophy.
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