6 doctors weighed in:

If surgery is dangerous, what can be done for enlarged prostate?

6 doctors weighed in
3 doctors agree

In brief: Medications

2 major classes of meds are used for enlarged prostates.
Finasteride & other Alpha reductase inhibitors decrease the action of testosterone, shrinking the prostate; doxsosin & meds in it's class cause the smooth muscle to relax, making it easier to urinate.

In brief: Medications

2 major classes of meds are used for enlarged prostates.
Finasteride & other Alpha reductase inhibitors decrease the action of testosterone, shrinking the prostate; doxsosin & meds in it's class cause the smooth muscle to relax, making it easier to urinate.
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Thank
Dr. James Krick
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: BPH

There are two classes of medication commonly used for symptomatic bph.
There are also several minimally invasive surgical procedures now available. Some can be done under local anesthesia or with minimal sedation.

In brief: BPH

There are two classes of medication commonly used for symptomatic bph.
There are also several minimally invasive surgical procedures now available. Some can be done under local anesthesia or with minimal sedation.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Mark Pack
Board Certified, Surgery
27 years in practice
3M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors