Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is also called prostatic hyperplasia. The prostate is located under the bladder and surrounds the proximal urethra. The normal prostate is about 20 grams. Prostatic hyperplasia is related to aging and functioning testes. Men over the age of 35 may have prostate hyperplasia to varying degrees, and clinical symptoms appear over the age of 50.
Common symptoms are frequent urination, frequent nocturia, urinary waiting, dysuria, urinary drip, incomplete urination, urgency, urinary incontinence, etc. In severe cases, urinary retention, urinary tract infection, hematuria, bladder stones, hydronephrosis, etc. Impairment of kidney function, etc. Long-term dysuria can lead to increased abdominal pressure and complications such as inguinal hernia, anal prolapse, and hemorrhoids.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia does not turn into prostate cancer. Patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia have no obvious symptoms or mild symptoms and do not affect their quality of life, they can wait for observation and follow up closely. When symptoms get worse, medication is needed.