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Why does nocturia occur with benign prostatic hypertrophy?
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In brief: Chronic Retention
With bph, the bladder becomes obstructed or blocked, and consequently, the bladder does not empty well, which causes urine to be retained.
Since the bladder never empties completely, particularly in the recumbent position, nocturia results.

In brief: Chronic Retention
With bph, the bladder becomes obstructed or blocked, and consequently, the bladder does not empty well, which causes urine to be retained.
Since the bladder never empties completely, particularly in the recumbent position, nocturia results.
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