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Latest by H. Ballentine Carter, M.D.

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Treatment

Prostate Cancer Treatment: When to Wait

If you have low-risk prostate cancer, don't jump right into treatment. A wait-and-see approach could be the right way to go.

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Symptoms

How to Tell If You Have BPH

Some reports indicate that as many as 30 percent of men who undergo surgery for BPH are found not to have urethral obstruction.

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Treatment

BPH Surgery: Know Your Options

Get the facts about all the available surgical treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Risk Factors

Symptoms of BPH to Watch Out For

About 50 percent of men between the ages of 51 and 60 and up to 90 percent of those older than 80 are affected by benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Risk Factors

Can Biking Raise Your PSA Level?

You shouldn't worry about increased PSA levels from riding a bike, according to this study.

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Complications

What to Do About ED After Prostate Cancer?

Here are some of your options if you experience erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy for prostate cancer.

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Treatment

Prostate Cancer Treatment: You Have Options

The challenge of combating advanced prostate cancer can be summed up in two words: treatment resistance. Here’s what you should know about your options.

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Symptoms

How to Deal With Stress Incontinence

Recovering bladder control following a prostate procedure can be a slow process that may take months. Try these approaches to help manage incontinence.

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Risk Factors

ED Drugs and Skin Cancer Risk

Do erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra increase my risk of getting skin cancer? Here’s what to know, based on the studies to date.