Common treatable conditions
Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, is the medical name for a familiar condition — an enlarged prostate. BPH is a non-cancerous condition that affects many men after age 40. Like gray hair, enlarged prostate is a common part of growing older.
- Guide to prostate gland enlargement
- Image: Normal size prostate
- PSA levels: Can they rise after prostate removal?
- Enlarged prostate: Should I avoid sexual activity?
- Prostate symptoms self-assessment
- Bladder outlet obstruction: Causes in men?
- TreatmentAsk your doctor about BPH, if you:
- Have a frequent need to urinate.
- Greater urgency to urinate.
- Leaking or dripping of urine.Peyronies DiseasePeyronies Disease is characterized by a plaque, or hard lump, that forms within the penis. The condition can be mild or severe.ProstatitisProstatitis is inflammation or infection of the prostate gland — an organ about the size and shape of a walnut, located just below the bladder in males.
- Guide to Prostatitis
- Prostatis: Can sexual activity make it worse?
- Recurrent prostate infection: What are the treatment options?
Erectile DysfunctionYour urologist can help you with any problems associated with erectile dysfunction.
- Quiz: Don't suffer in silenceWhat to expect during your doctor visit
- Erectile dysfunction and diabetes: Keys to prevention and treatment
- Treatment: Your options include sex therapy
- FDA warns of risky supplements to treat erectile dysfunction
- Erectile dysfunction: A sign of heart disease?
- Viagra and other oral medications