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A big prostate is very common & causes problems with passing urine, including a poor flow. Remedies can be simple & effective. See a GP if you’re concerned.
The evidence so far about PSA testing - from Cancer Research UK
Patient.co.uk has produced this decision aid from evidence-based information on options, outcomes and uncertainties regarding PSA testing. It should help you and your doctor (or nurse) to understand what your options are and to make the right choice for you.
Every man has one, it's important for their sex life, yet few men know anything about their prostate or what can go wrong with it.
The prostate gland commonly becomes larger in older men. This prostate gland enlargement is also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It can cause problems with passing urine. Symptoms are often mild. Without treatment, symptoms do not always get worse, and may even improve over time.
Learn about the most common prostate problems and check out the videos about symptoms to look out for. Use the helpline to speak to specialist nurses.
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If you do need to attend the emergency department at Torbay Hospital please read this leaflet.