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Are BPH and prostatitis the same thing?

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Dr. Phillip Porch
General Practice
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

This is the enlargement of the prostate that most men experience with age. Prostatitis is inflammation or infection of the prostate gland.

In brief: No

This is the enlargement of the prostate that most men experience with age. Prostatitis is inflammation or infection of the prostate gland.
Dr. Phillip Porch
Dr. Phillip Porch
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Dr. James Krick
Urology

In brief: No

They are different conditions that are completely unrelated.
BPH is a genetic tendency for the prostate large as one ages and is not an acquired disease. Prostatitis is an acquired infection or inflammation of the prostate. The treatments for the two are completely different.

In brief: No

They are different conditions that are completely unrelated.
BPH is a genetic tendency for the prostate large as one ages and is not an acquired disease. Prostatitis is an acquired infection or inflammation of the prostate. The treatments for the two are completely different.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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