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I am a 67 yr old male and have frequent night time urination this may be caused by an enlarged prostate. Is the any natural treatment for this?

I am a 67 yr old male and have frequent night time urination  this may be caused by an enlarged prostate. Is the any natural treatment for this?

BPH supplement: Get a medical eval including prostate exam, blood test (psa / bmp) and a urinalysis first to exclude illnesses other than enlarged prostate. Natural supplement for enlarged prostate include supplement such as saw palmetto and beta sterols. @drhtay. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Prostate (Definition)

The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more


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Is there any effective natural treatments and / or diets for bladder retention caused by enlarged prostate and a "lazy"bladder.?

No: You should,if not already, be seen by urologist.Have you been advised to take meds already?You are giving a diagnosis so it sounds like you already were tested.There are no herbal meds for enlarged prostate that work. Good luck ...Read more

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Please help! what is the better treatment for enlarged prostate gland?

Please help! what is the better treatment for enlarged prostate gland?

BPH treatments: The best treatment choice for you depends on several factors, including how much troublesome your symptoms are, the size of your prostate, other health conditions you may have, and your age. Drugs that can help reduce BPH are alpha-blockers, 5 Alpha reductase inhibitors or a combination of the the drug classes. Another newer treatment is with daily 5 mg doses of tadalafil. See a urologist ...Read more

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Help please! is Cialis and viagra (sildenafil) treatment for enlarged prostate in 78 yr old?

Help please! is Cialis and viagra (sildenafil) treatment for enlarged prostate in 78 yr old?

Enlarged prostate: Cialis 5mg daily has been given approval for use with bph. There is no indication for viagra (sildenafil). ...Read more

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Is there a laser treatment that would shrink an enlarged prostate?

Is there a laser treatment that would shrink an enlarged prostate?

Lasers for prostate: Yes for benign prastatic hypertrophy, green lght lasers are used to burn the prat og prostate with the laser and it is quite successful if you qualify, if the tumour is not too big. ...Read more

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Urinary retention from an enlarged prostate gland what are treatment choices?

Urinary retention: If you are currently in retention and can't pee at all, go to the er. Immediate treatment choices include a bladder catheter that stays in, or passing a catheter in and out a few times a day to empty. Chronic retention needs a urologic work up to determine cause - is it an obstructed bladder, or is the bladder not working? Treatment varies depending on the underlying cause. See your urologist! ...Read more

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I am 6 week into 6 month course of finasteride for enlarged prostate. I am having trouble ejaculating and orgasm unpleasan - should I stop treatment.

Perhaps: If the treatment is harming quality of life significantly then stopping may be wise. Finasteride can have significant sexual side effects which may persist after stopping. It is best in men with larger (>50 g) prostates. That would be fairly large but not impossible for a 39 year old. Perhaps discuss these symptoms with your prescribing doctor and possible alternatives. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for Enlarged prostate?

What are the treatments for Enlarged prostate?

Here are some...: Enlarged prostate does not necessarily need treatment (Rx) & small prostate does still need Rx at times; the bottom line of treating prostate-related voiding disorders is to relieve symptoms, to protect bladder from irrecoverable damage, & to avoid back-up injury to kidneys. How? ...with drugs to relax bladder opening and those to shrink prostate as needed, to surgical intervention with procedures ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are other treatments besides medication for enlarged prostate?

Could you tell me what are other treatments besides medication for enlarged prostate?

Operative treatments: Besides medications and other supplements, most urologists will treat refractory BPH with procedures such as microwave therapy, laser vaporization of the prostate, or transurethral resection of the prostate. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Michaels
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Prostate Gland Enlargement (Definition)

The prostate is located between the bladder and the penis in a male. An enlarged prostate refers to a gland that is abnormally large. This can cause an inability to urinate. An enlarged prostate is very common in older men. ...Read more