The UroLift System is appropriate for patients seeking a minimally invasive treatment and are concerned about preserving their sexual function and their quality of life. The first couple of days were unpleasant only because of the blood and debris which were expelled during urination.
Technically more demanding than other procedures. Over time, my urination got worse — urgency, frequency — but it happens so gradually over time I just learned to live with it and chalked it up to getting older. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue.
I have just had to wrap my head around it and be grateful that there are treatments to help you overcome the male problem of having a prostate gland that never stops growing.
As a result, some men with BPH have trouble urinating and need treatment. Several medications, lifestyle changes, and surgical options are available to help reduce the effects of living with an enlarged prostate.
Surgical options include:. As a result, many researchers disagree about whether or not ejaculating more often makes males of all ages less likely to develop prostate cancer. Although some evidence seems to suggest a link between ejaculating more often and the risk of prostate cancer, the results overall have been inconsistent and contradictory.
How else might diet impact cancer risk? Some common sexual side effects include :. Prostate issues can also cause sexual problems.
What you need to know about delayed ejaculation. This growth moves inward, pressing on the urethra the tube that urine and semen flow through. As men age they should get regular prostate screenings to check for prostate cancer. When this happens, it often reaches the brain, bones, liver, and lungs.
I never thought that I would say it but the catheter is buying me time. Three weeks later began bleeding from penis, passing large blood clots and suffering intense pain from clots in bladder. Avodart stopped being useful years ago.