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enlarged prostate

n
a condition in which the prostate gland increases in size, often leading to painful or irregular urination
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enlarged prostate

The prostate gland in men can become enlarged due to cancer or infection or, commonly, because of fibrous glandular cells within the gland multiplying. It can lead to urine retention, which in turn can lead to infection.
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1 Needing to pee at night is the only symptom IT'S true that the most common symptom of an enlarged prostate is 'nocturia' - or needing to pee at night.
Here, GP and Media Medics founder Dr Paul Stillman debunks five common myths about benign prostate enlargement: 1 NEED TO PEE AT NIGHT IS ONLY SYMPTOM It's true that the most common symptom of an enlarged prostate is "nocturia" - or needing to pee at night.
Research shows that more than 90% of men older than 50 have an enlarged prostate, while 98% of men with prostate problems have a compromised immune system.
RESEARCH shows more than 90 per cent of men older than 50 have an enlarged prostate, while 98 per cent of men with prostate problems have a compromised immune system.
An excessively enlarged prostate results in a disease known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Nymox Pharmaceutical announced that it has held its pre-New Drug Application, or NDA, Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls, or CMC, meeting with the FDA regarding its lead product candidate Fexapotide Triflutate, a novel prostate injectable developed for the treatment of enlarged prostate, or BPH.
Because it surrounds part of the urethra, the enlarged prostate can squeeze that tube.
According to Dr Anup Ramani, Consultant Urologist, Saifee Hospital and Lilavati Hospital, "An enlarged Prostate directly affects a man's ability to urinate as there is increased pressure on the bladder or the bladder becomes more irritable - this makes the urge to urinate stronger.
Patients with an enlarged prostate will have problems passing urine.
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The UroLift System's permanent implants, delivered during a minimally-invasive procedure, act like window curtain tie-backs to hold the lobes of an enlarged prostate open.