Swelling, enlargement and cancer are the most common problems that affect the prostate. Learn about important symptoms and treatment options here.
Blood in semen
Finding blood in your semen can be alarming but in most cases is not serious. It will generally pass within a few days without the need for treatment. Find out more about blood in sperm here.
Benign prostate hypertrophy
Benign prostatic hypertrophy is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that commonly occurs as you get older. It is not cancerous.
Prostate specific antigen (PSA) test
A prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test can be used to test for prostate cancer. It can also be used to monitor prostate cancer
Prostate trouble is common. If your medication does not help or symptoms are severe, a bladder-neck incision should relieve your symptoms.
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,
The role of a urologist
Urologists are surgeons who specialise in treating problems of the kidneys, bladder, urethra and adrenal glands in men, women and children.
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.
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.
Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
Radical prostatectomy gives the best chance of you being free of localised prostate cancer. The operation involves removing your prostate gland. It usually involves removing some or most of the lymph nodes in your pelvic region, which helps your surgeon to decide on any further treatment.