Is it inevitable that BPH symptoms progressively get worse?

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I've had BpH symptoms for about a year and a half and the symptoms seem to be getting worse. I've read different reports some say BPH symptoms can get better on their own or they can get worse

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    Have you been taking medication for it or making lifestyle changes to try to reduce it ?

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      I started taking alfuzosin. It seems to be helping a bit during the day. But if I have to get up am sleeping there seems to be a lot of retention where takes a long time and it only drips out. Other than that it's manageable.

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      Johnny,

      How old are you? Do you know how big your prostate is? Your symptoms sound like the rest of us, ok during the day, trouble at night. I just had Rezum done 6 weeks ago and my flow at night has really improved. I just hope it lasts for a while.

      Tim

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    As my Doctor once said "never say never and never say always" but chances are your BPH symptoms will progress and not in a good way.

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    I'm not sure whether this has posted twice because there is some glitch in the system.

    I put this question to a very experienced Urology cosultant. He told me that the problem doesn't inevitably get worse. I have forgotten the percentages but he said there is a reasonable chance that it can stabilise or even, in some cases, get better.

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