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Also known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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  • Urolift procedure

    I’m 49 I had the Urolift done about 4 days and I’m still having tremendous pain during urinstion and the urges to urinate are worse than before the procedure is this normal ?

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  • Urolift Procedure - February 2017

    To give back to the onlilne community, I want to pass on some information about my Urolift procedure for BPH. First the patient - I am 68, 6ft 172 lbs.  I have had one BPH operation about 10 years ago (TUNA) from the same doctor who did the Urolift.  Other signifcant conditions - HBP and hypothyroidism treated...

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  • REZUM--HAVE YOU HAD THIS DONE???????

    I had a nice conversation today with the President of the "Urology Times". He was telling me that there is a "New Procedure" that has been approved called the "REZUM SYSTEM".  The company that makes the system is called "NXThera, Inc".  You can google...

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  • Self Catherization: Issues and Problems

    Self catherization (CIC) is a proven and tested method of emptying your bladder completely. And while most people find it an easy and painless procedure, understandably some have problems, especially in the beginning. This thread then deals with problems and issues people may encounter with CIC. For...

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  • The Urolift procedure; patient views and questions

    Would it be possible to keep this thread purely about Urolift and a means of sharing experiences from those who have undergone the process and invite debate from those considering it. The Urolift process plus pros and cons are accurately described at many a website. Other very long threads discuss in...

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  • Αlpha Blocker Isn’t Necessary in BPH Patients Using 5ARIs

    From BPH News: "Patients being treated with a combination 5-alpha reductase inhibitor (5ARIs) and an alpha blocker may switch to 5ARIs alone with no worsening of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), a new study says. But in overweight patients, the withdrawal must be carefully monitored."...

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  • Question about Urolift procedure

    I am scheduled to have the Urolift procedure in about 3 weeks. I have watched several videos of the procedure online, but I have a question about the procedure. I am curious as to how the Dr. can be assured that the urolift clip penetrates through the outer side of the prostrate before unfolding...

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  • Button Plasma TURP 4 weeks POST

    To all those guys deciding what proceedure to have.  I had the Button Plasma TURP August 30, 2016 after 10 years of dealing with BPH. I am 61 live in Southern California and in good health.  I was getting up 3-4 times a night and taking Finesteride and Doxysosyn (same thing as Flomax). During...

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  • Robotic Simple Prostateomy for BPH?

    Hello everyone, I am new to this thread and have read many of your posts. I do need your advise for my problem. Thank you very much. Here's a quick summary of my BPH journey. I am 67 and have had BPH for 20 years. I've had 3 biopsies over the years, the most recent was 2011. All were negative....

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  • Have taken all the meds avaiable to no avail

    Today my urologist said that prostate is enlarged but not large enough to try any treatment other then meds. and since I have tried al of the know meds there is nothing more to do.  I get up every 4 hours at night and it has destroyed my sleep, I will just have to be careful about dinking anything...

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  • Can we have patient modesty ?

    I'm male, in 50s. Went for a urological procedure and had to take everything off and don gown. So far, so good. Lay on examination table, told doctor was coming and had gown pushed up to neck so am bare from shoulders down to everyone on my team- included 3 women- and everyone else in the large operating...

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  • post-Rezum RE (retrograde ejaculation)

    I'm 6-mos post-Rezum, but have seen little or no RE improvement; I stopped finasteride in mid-Nov, and alfozosin in mid-Oct; urinary symtoms completely resolved, but urologist indicates that I'm probably among small % of patients w/permanent RE, despite my having elected Rezum over TURP to avoid...

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  • Prostate sensation gone. Feeling numb.

    Hello. I know this might be a weird post thread but it’s a Weird feeling of emptiness in my stomach. I don’t know how to describe it but I don’t feel it anymore. The sexual energy I felt through my sexual organs prostate gland stomach area is completely gone. I only feel this sexual energy of libido...

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  • Is it normal to have a raised PSA 3 mths after biopsy

    Hi can anyone out there tell me if it’s normal to have raised PSA 3 months after a Transperineal Biopsy.  I have low risk none aggressive prostrate cancer and my template biopsy which was my second biopsy shows no sign of cancer however my PSA levels have risen which has left me concerned that...

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  • Injection shots and low libido

    Hi Guys. Im a 66 year old male. I have a enlarged prostate and treat it with saw palmetto. I also have erection problems and a fluctuating libido. I have been thinking about using Finasteride 1% for hair loss. I read all the side effects which include low libido and inability to orgasm. I was wondering...

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  • Prostatitis or something else?

    I've been having some symptoms for years now that have a big affect on my quality of life and hold me back quite a lot, and I'm starting to think I might have prostatitis. The main symptom that annoys me is a feeling of fullness or tension in my rectum. In the past, it got so bad I could not...

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  • Prostatitis and Gerd, is there a link?

    Hi, I'm suffering with symptoms of prostatitis I think. I'm a 31 year old with the following... I have a constant need to pee. No pain whilst peeing but it seems to cause urethra pain afterwards. I have a dull ache in my genitals, which can become quite bad at times. Just 'general'...

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  • UroLift issues

    Hi. I know there's already a UroLift thread but for the life of me I could figure out how to post in it, only reply to others' posts. Anyway, I had the procedure this afternoon & wasn't able to urinate before I left the office. Since I have a medical background (equivalent to an LPN)...

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  • vague feeling/sensation disturbing sleep

    I'm 34, male and for about 2 months I've been experiencing some strange, vague symptoms which are possibly anxiety related. It's very hard to actually describe as there aren't any obvious physical symptoms.  It started with this slight sensation that I want to pee and it was more...

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  • Semen comes out after peeing

    Hi, I'm getting pretty concerned now, almost every time if not every time I go to urinate after I have finished urinating about 2-10 seconds later seamen comes out of my flaccid (soft) penis. It doesn't just come out by itself most times, most times it makes me feel the need to push a bit and...

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  • Treating and Coping with CPPS

    Hi All, I've been coping with the non-bacterial form of prostatitis (CPPS) for the last 5 months and my symptoms seem to be a bit of everything you can attribute to CPPS.  I've already tried the Antibiotics route, which was an exercise in remembering to take pills for no visible benefit. ...

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  • ro-Lift surgery

    Hi, I had Uro-Lift surgery just over a year ago & man do I regret that decision. It has completely ruined my sex life and rendered erections impossible. Sure, I can p**s now, though not as well as expected, but before surgery I had to self-cath just to have relief. I was told & assured that...

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  • Chlamydia into Prostatitis 4 months still having issues. 22yrs old.

    Some background, I’m 22, 6'1 275 pounds, I got infected with chlamydia by a lady friend sometime in the summer, symptoms showed in October very rapidly and painfully, after 2 10 days of doxy to kill it I still had symptoms so this is what urologist choose to do, 2 weeks of cipro, 3 weeks of levaquin...

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  • Should I take Septra/ Bactrim for suspected prostatitis ?

    So just a month ago, I suddenly got weird symptoms such as feeling that I am not able to empty my bladder properly, and the symptoms got worse as to where the sensation to urinate isn't as strong as it was before and the flow isn't as strong either coupled with lower abdominal bloating and discomfort....

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  • Turp experience and questions

    Hi there, JUst wanted to share my experience with my turp surgery. I'm 45yrs old, too young some say for me to having prostate issues but I put it down to my father side of the family (my father and uncles all currently suffer from enlarge prostates)  For the last couple of years been suffering...

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  • Post TURP bleeding - its been two years!

    The bleeding has continued at a low rate for all this time. Ive had all sorts of scans but no causative indicators apart from minor inflammation of 4th he bladder. I had a period of infection - I bled more and it was smelly. Antibiotics cleared that up but low level bleeding continued. Last week...

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  • Cialis quit working

    I have been taking Cialis for 4 months, it helped cut down the nightly bathroom trips, but lately I have had to go 7 times a night.  Today I decided to stop taking it.  Hope that helps.

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  • Prostatitis/Doxycycline

    Good evening all, I was hoping I could vent and get some advice on this nightmare which is chronic prostatitis. I have suffered with pain at the tip of the penis/redness at the opening, slow urine flow/dribbling and scrotum pain for the last 14 months. In this time I have been given so many different...

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  • GreenLight Vs Urolift

    Hi I live in Toronto, Canada. I have been suffering with BPH for the past five years. I am 54 years old with no children and don't expect to have children. I am faced with two options. Take the greenlight surgery which is completely free and is paid by the government health insurance. The other option...

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  • Prostatitis and Bowel Obstruction?

    For 40 years I've had intermittent bouts of prostatitis at the same time as flareups of grevious constipation. When my prostate flares up, I know I'll also be constipated. A week ago for the first time ever I could not pass stool at all. Five days later after different kinds of laxatives, a dose...

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