Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term for enlargement of the prostate gland. BPH is common in older men and noncancerous. An enlarged prostate can slow or block the flow of urine and can have upstream effects in the urinary tract, bladder and kidney. A variety of approaches work to control BPH.
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