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Does having sex affect my bph?

Does having sex affect my bph?

No: No although some of the medications given for BPH may affect your sex drive and ejaculatory function. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, texas. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Bph (Definition)

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? ...Read more


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Sex question: tell my lady friend about bph?

Sex question: tell my lady friend about bph?

Not necessary: BPH should not have any implications for her, but if you are sharing medical secrets, why not? ...Read more

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How common is the use of capsules dutas- t for BPH second stage?

How common is the use of capsules dutas- t for BPH second stage?

Here are some ...: Dutasteride (Avodart) is like finasteride (Proscar) exerting its effect to block 5-alpha reductase so to prevent testosterone conversion to dihydrotestosterone - active form of T; thereby, it shrinks the prostate to further help improve urine flow and BPH-related symptoms. So, its use is common. For details, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What causes bph?

Androgen receptors: Benign prostate hyperplasia is a benign enlargement of prostate gland, possibly due to increased stimulation of gland receptors by active metabolites of androgens. Treatments are available to block theses receptors. ...Read more

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What are the tests for bph?

See below: Physical exam, urinalysis, flow rate and post-void residual. Serum creatinine and psa can be considered depending on the situation. ...Read more

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Could BPH be making me impotent?

Could BPH be making me impotent?

Contributing: It may or may not be the cause, but it very likely is contributing to it. A visit with a good urologist can defintiely get you the answer you need. ...Read more

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How does medication stop my bph?

How does medication stop my bph?

Blocking DHT: Two medications (avodart (dutasteride) and proscar) block an enzyme called 5 Alpha reductase. These medications block the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone which is more potent. These medication lead to an approximate 20% reduction in prostate size as well as stop further prostate growth. You physician cna hlep determine if one of these medications is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Are there any herbs which heal bph?

Are there any herbs which heal bph?

No: None that have been scientifically proven most of the herbs are marketed with anecdotal evidence, at best even saw palmetto, which is commonly used for BPH was shown in a very large randomized, placebo-controlled study to be no better than placebo (but remember that placebo works ~30% in most studies). ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Michaels
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Definition)

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more


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