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Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

This module covers:

●The prevalence of benign prostatic hyperplasia and associated problems

●The symptoms and clinical assessment of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia

●The latest treatment options, both on prescription and over the counter, for benign prostatic hyperplasia

●Red-flag symptoms for prostate cancer

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the non-malignant enlargement of the prostate gland. It is a progressive condition and a common part of ageing, and falls under the umbrella of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), which cover storage, voiding and post-micturition symptoms affecting the lower urinary tract.1 It is not usually harmful and patients are not at increased risk of prostate cancer.2

Around 3.2 million men in the UK3 suffer from BPH and prevalence increases

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