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Is It Possible For Me To Have Bph At 22 Years Old
Not likely: While some young men may have lower urinary tract voiding symtpoms, they are not likely due to an enlarged prostate as the prostate has not started to enlarge at such a young age. Some young men have a bladder neck problem that looks like BPH and may repsond to some of the same treatments. Your urologist would be able to to the evaluation and recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more
BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? Go to ...Read more
My dad 58 years old. Has recently had laser ablation of prostate for bph. Previously dignosed as prostatitis with uti. Now onfoley catheter. Fever not reducing and doctors told he has micro abscess?
the term BPH can cover a lot of issues in regards to the prostate. At your age I would assume first that this is a prostate infection and not a permanent condition.
I would ask about your recent sexual activity; about your symptoms, other medications you are taking and how your bowels are moving.
But, please do not ignore this or wait for it to get better on it's own. ...Read more
20 year old male, good health. Would Cialis negatively effect the prostate if there is no prostate issue since used to treat bph? Used for ed.
Hello Dr I would like to ask you a question if it is normal for a 40 year old man to have to urunate 1 time every nigth during sleeping hours, if this means he could be suffering from BPH? Also what about would be the normal urine flow/intensity for him?
At 40 yrs, BPH is uncommon. Voiding once is not that bad but is not common. Do you drink fluids, alcohol,
coffee, tea, a lot of fruits before bedtime? They all cause your complaint. I don't want to go into detail of flow and intensity which require special instruments. Abstain from excessive fluids at night, if you still are bothered with the one-time getting up @ night, see a urologist ...Read more
No: To my knowledge there is no connection between PSA and any medication, free or OTC. ...Read more
67 year old man with low blood pressure for the last month (90/55 mmHg). He has taken Tamsulosin for BPH for a month, stopped 3 weeks ago.?
Can taking drugs for peripheral neuroptahy, bph, edema, hypertenison cause tenderness in male breast of 69 year old man.
Yes they can.: Many medications, especially the drugs for bph, can have some affects on the male hormone levels. Breast tenderness and even some breast growth is not uncommon in men taking drugs for bph, especially the 5-ari medications. While not particularly dangerous, please monitor this closely with your physician. ...Read more
Can I safely lower the dose of avodart (dutasteride) to once a week from once a day to see if my erection returns. Have been on daily dose for BPH for 5 years.
Been on. 4 mg / day flomax (tamsulosin) for BPH over 2 years. I have 4 or 5 side effects. After I stop when will they subside, and could anything be permanent?
1-2 weeks: Most men notice improvement within a week or two at the most. That said, they also notice a relapse of urinary obstructive symptoms within a similar time period. Monitor yourself for both issues to take the proper course of action. ...Read more
Been on. 4 mg flomax (tamsulosin) for 2 years for bph. I have side effects. After I stop it, how long until they are gone? Can flomax (tamsulosin) do any permanent damage?
Depends: Common side effects will be gone in days. Others....Elaborate. ...Read more
I have BPH and flomax (tamsulosin) has been working find for over 2 years. Cialis has been approved for bph, is it as good as flomax (tamsulosin) even though I don't have ed?
Taking avodart (dutasteride) and flomax for three years for bph. Some of the symptoms have returned. Do these pills lose their efficacy after a while?
Can masturbating too often (for years on end) cause stress incontinence and/or BPH? I know I have the first one and I suspect the second.
Been on flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg / day for BPH for 2 years. Have several side effects. When I stop flomax (tamsulosin) can my urine stream stop entirely?
Possibly: Depending on a number of variables including how long you have been on flomax, (tamsulosin) what is the severity of your bph, and have you ever been in complete urinary retention before, what would most likely happen is a return to your pre-flomax voiding pattern. You should address your concerns with your doctor and discuss alternatives to Flomax (tamsulosin) if you are finding the side effects particularly bothersome. ...Read more
On avodart (dutasteride) for 5+ years to treat bph. Decrease in penile length observed. Connection? If so, will stopping meds reverse this unfortunate side-effect?
No it is not related: Avodart (dutasteride) is a 5 Alpha reductase inhibitor that will reduce the size of the prostate and lower the psa level by 50%. It may lower the volume of the ejaculate and caouse ed in some men but shold not change the length of the penis. ...Read more
Been on flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg / day for BPH for 2 years. Have several side effects. When I stop flomax (tamsulosin) can my urine stream stop entirely? If so what would I do?
I head that flomax and avodart taken together increase the risk of heart failure. I am on both for 5 years because of BPH. Should I be worried?
Having BPH 4 years. Recent Estradiol level was 307, 7 pmol/L. DHT was not tested. Testosterone was normal. Is estradiol likely the cause? Thank you.
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