Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - Treatments

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Is BPH always treated?

No. Treatment of BPH is usually reserved for men with significant symptoms. Watchful waiting with medical monitoring once a year is appropriate for most men with BPH.

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Comment from: GarryInNola, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: July 17

My doctor suggested that twice weekly ejaculations can help prevent or reversebenign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). I realize that can be difficult to achieve for men of a certain age but it doesn't matter whether it's masturbation or actual intercourse, as long as you achieve an ejaculation twice weekly it can be therapeutic in this regard. Erectile dysfunction drugs can be helpful in achieving an erection so you can have twice weekly ejaculations.

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Comment from: Jack, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: December 15

I am a first time patient with BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). Medicine prescribed is Cipro 500 mg taken one tablet every 12 hours. Now after 4 tablets (2 days) there is no change in difficult urination. I wonder if I am asking too much in 48 hours.

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