Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Symptoms
Many men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have no symptoms.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - Home Treatment
If your urination problem caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is mild to moderate and does not bother you, home treatment may be all you need to help keep your symptoms from interfering with your daily activities.
Frequently Asked Questions About Men's Health
The experts at WebMD answer frequently asked questions about men's health.
Male Genital Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms
If you or someone you know is experiencing genital problems or injuries, check the symptoms here to determine if you need to seek medical treatment.
Expressed prostatic secretions
Examination of expressed prostatic secretions tests a sample of the secretion for signs of inflammation or bacterial infection.
Infected Prostate Stones - Topic Overview
Prostatic calculi (stones) are very common. They aren't always apparent during a rectal exam or on X-rays. Prostate stones are usually tiny-about the size of poppy seeds-and do not cause symptoms. In some men,infected prostate stones may cause recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) and make it difficult to cure bacterial prostatitis. The stones may have to be removed with surgery before ...
Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis (NIH Category II) - Topic Overview
Chronic bacterial prostatitis is an infection of the prostate with symptoms including pain in the abdomen and genital area,problems with urination,and pain with ejaculation. Sometimes it causes no symptoms. It occurs most often in men who have had urinary tract infections (UTIs). Men with chronic bacterial prostatitis usually have not had acute prostate infections. A test called a pre- and ...
Prostatitis: Pre- and Post-Massage Test - Topic Overview
The pre- and post-massage test is a simple,inexpensive test that may help diagnose the type of prostatitis you have. First,your penis will be cleaned to eliminate any bacteria,then you will give a urine sample (pre-massage sample). The doctor will ask you to stop urinating and bend over so your prostate can be massaged to collect secretions from your prostate gland. The doctor does this by ...
Acute Prostatitis (NIH Category I) - Topic Overview
Acute prostatitis is an infection that causes severe symptoms. It is the most serious and least common type of prostatitis. Men with this illness are usually very sick,and their symptoms come on suddenly. A urine test will reveal bacteria,and using a digital rectal exam,a health professional will find the prostate to be warm,swollen,and very tender. Serious complications may develop ...
Anxiolytic agents for prostatitis
Drug details for Anxiolytic agents for prostatitis.