The Enlarged Prostate & Urinary Symptoms

Urinary symptoms can be due to a variety of different causes. When due to the prostate, these symptoms include getting up a night, passing urine frequently by day, and taking a long time to pass urine when in the toilet.

The prostate is a small gland sitting below the bladder. Urine flows the prostate which is like a ring doughnut or polo mint with a hole in it. As the hole gets smaller, urinary symptoms can get progressively worse. However, the prostate is not the only cause for urinary symptoms.

Diagram of Prostate Gland

See the frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding the enlarged prostate, operations for the benign prostate enlargement including laser prostatectomy that treats the prostate with almost no bleeding and as a day case so that you can get home the same or next day..