Prostate problems such as swelling, enlargement and cancer are the most common conditions to affect your prostate. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options here.
Prostate problem treatments
Treatment for prostate disease depends on the condition and how severe the symptoms are. Sometimes, no treatment is required. Learn more about treatment options and self care advice here.
Prostate trouble is common. If your medication does not help or symptoms are severe, a bladder-neck incision should relieve your symptoms.
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is an operation used to treat serious prostate problems. Learn what it involves here and potential complications.
Benign prostate hypertrophy
Benign prostate hypertrophy is an enlargement of the prostate gland that commonly arises after you reach the age of 40.
Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men. Having symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean you have it, but a doctor should still investigate.
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) test
A PSA test can be used to help monitor prostate cancer, although test outcomes often point to other conditions.
Living with prostate cancer
Having practical and emotional support during and after diagnosis and treatment for cancer is very important. Learn how to manage with prostate cancer.
Blood tests A-Z
From the fasting blood glucose test to the prostate (PSA) test, there are many kinds of blood tests. Browse the index and learn how to prepare for your test.
Male reproductive system
The male reproductive system contains the external genitals and internal parts, including the prostate gland. Learn about how it works and what can go wrong,