This condition of aging can hit men as young as 35 and although usually caused by an enlarged prostate, it can be associated with other conditions such as diabetes and other neurologic diseases. The symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate include: difficulty starting a urinary stream, frequent urinating at night, uncontrollable urge to urinate, dribbling, intermittent flow and feeling of incomplete bladder emptying.
Medications have revolutionized the treatment of this disease so most men no longer have to suffer. However, when medications stop working or a more curative approach is needed, a large variety of surgical treatment options are available. Several procedures can be conducted in the office while others are must be performed in the operating room