BPH Enlarged Prostate Symptoms
Benign Prostate Hyperthrophy (BPH), or prostate enlargement, is extremely common among older men. It develops over time, and the treatment choice is very much dependent on the presence and intesity of symptons.
How Can I Know If My Prostate Is Enlarging?
This is a very good question! BPH
develops slowly, and the sooner you find out about it the better. To find our if you have an enlarged prostate
, we recommend you should talk to your primary care physician.
This page is designed to help you assess the severity of your symptoms, based on a questionnaire developed by the American Urological Association
. Below is a modified, online version of their self-assessment tool.
How Common Is BPH?
According to the National Institutes of Health
(NIH), BPH affects more than 50% of men over age 60 and as many as 90% of men over the age of 70.It is so common that some view it as a part of normal aging, in a similar way gray hair is a marker of advancing in age...
BPH Symptoms Self-Assessment Tool
Please use the form below to answer each question,. Select the answer that best describes your symptoms. For the results to be valild, you have to answer all questions.
We encourage you to discuss your results with your doctor, especially if your symptoms are severe have a negative impact on your quality of life.
During the past month, how often have you...