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Enlarged Prostate (BPH)

What is the prostate?

The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. It lies just below the bladder. It makes fluid that is part of semen.

What is an enlarged prostate (BPH)?

An enlarged prostate is when your prostate gland becomes larger than normal. It's also called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH for short. Benign means not cancer. And hyperplasia means too much cell growth. BPH isn't cancer and it doesn't increase your risk of getting prostate cancer.

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  1. Enlarged Prostate (BPH) (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... that is part of semen. What is an enlarged prostate (BPH)? An enlarged prostate is when your prostate gland becomes larger than normal. It's also called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH for short. Benign means not cancer. ...
  2. The following organizations provide information on benign prostatic ... US National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus -- medlineplus. ...
  3. ... older. An enlarged prostate is often called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is not cancer, and it does ... Montorsi F. Evaluation and nonsurgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia. In: Partin AW, Domochowski RR, Kavoussi LR, Peters ...
  4. ... Montorsi F. Evaluation and nonsurgical management of benign prostatic hyperplasia. In: Partin AW, Dmochowski RR, Kavoussi LR, Peters ...
  5. Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Provides basic information about the prostate gland and prostate enlargement. Describes symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. ... Urogenital System;Urination ...
  6. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    Enlarged Prostate (BPH)/Start Here ... Enlarged Prostate (BPH) ... American Academy of Family Physicians
  7. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Enlarged Prostate (BPH)/Start Here ... Enlarged Prostate (BPH) ... Prostate Diseases/Specifics ... Prostate Diseases ... Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  8. ClinicalTrials.gov: Prostatic Hyperplasia From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Enlarged Prostate (BPH)/Clinical Trials ... Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  9. Prostate Problems Easy-to-Read From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Explains prostate problems including prostatitis and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Reviews common tests for these conditions, as well as treatment side effects.
  10. ... with another medication (tamsulosin [Flomax]) to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; enlargement of the prostate gland). Dutasteride is ...
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