If you or a loved one is disappearing to the toilet to urinate with increasing regularity, you might be experiencing Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). Take our online test below to find out how your symptoms rank in severity to then discuss with your doctor/GP.
If you're feeling like a 'Disappearing Dave', this simple one minute questionnaire can help assess your symptoms and advise you on the next steps to take.
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Your IPSS score is: 32/35 Mild
We humans need prostate glands, even though they can be troublesome in later life. The prostate is an important part of the male reproductive system, making fluid that supports and protects sperm in semen. `it is common for the prostate to become enlarged as a man ages. The prostate doubles in size between the ages of 21 and 50 years, and almost doubles again between 50 and 80.
As the prostate enlarges, the layers of tissue surrounding it stops it from expanding. causing the gland to press againest the urethra like clamps on a garden hose.
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