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 commonest cancer in men. Having symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean you have it, but a doctor should still investigate.
What causes prostate cancer?
While the causes of prostate cancer are not fully understood, there are factors associated with developing the disease. Find out what can cause prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer symptoms
Prostate cancer normally causes no symptoms until the cancer has grown large enough to put pressure on the urethra. Find out about prostate cancer symptoms.
Prostate cancer treatment
Treatment for prostate cancer depends on the stage of the disease, the severity of symptoms and the person’s general health. Find out about treatment options for prostate cancer.
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.