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Complications of Enlarged Prostate

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Overview

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) rarely has complications. When it does, they are often due to severe obstruction of the urine flow. These complications include:

Other complications of BPH may include bladder stones or bladder infections and visible blood in the urine (gross hematuria).


Credits for Complications of Enlarged Prostate

Current as of: October 18, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
J. Curtis Nickel MD, FRCSC - Urology


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