Frequently Asked Questions1. Which specialist should I consult if I have an enlarged prostate gland?
You should seek an appointment with a Urologist, a doctor who specializes in problems of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system.
2. What are the complications of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?
Complications of BPH include-
- Urine retention
- Strain on the bladder
- Bladder stones
- Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
- Bladder or Kidney damage
- Retrograde ejaculation- If during surgery the muscle that is involved in ejaculation may be cut, semen may travel backward into the bladder during an orgasm, instead of traveling out of the body through the urethra.
- Excessive bleeding
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