Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)

Risk Factors

  • Age > 60, male

Symptoms

  • Frequency
  • Urgency
  • Nocturia
  • Hesitancy
  • Incomplete emptying, w/need to void again soon after
  • Decreased force of stream
  • Difficulty starting and stopping urination
  • Tends to be chronic and progressive

Physical Exam Findings

  • May have diffusely enlarged prostate
  • Rarely palpable bladder (severe, chronic retention)

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