Other prostate problems

On these pages you can read information about two other common non-cancerous prostate problems, an enlarged prostate and prostatitis.  You can read about the signs and symptoms, tests and treatments. If you have any questions, you can speak to our Specialist Nurses.  


Prostate problems

Information about common prostate problems.
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Enlarged prostate

An enlarged prostate is common in men over the age of about 50.
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Enlarged prostate tests

You might have several different tests to find out if you have an enlarged prostate.
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Enlarged prostate treatments

How is an enlarged prostate treated?
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The different types of prostatitis and possible causes.
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Prostatitis signs and symptoms

What are the signs and symptoms of prostatitis?
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Prostatitis tests

How is prostatitis diagnosed?
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Prostatitis treatments

The treatments you’re offered will depend on the type of prostatitis you’re diagnosed with.
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Other prostate problems in trans women

Trans women and non-binary people assigned male at birth have a prostate and can get prostate problems.
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Our Specialist Nurses

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Enlarged prostate booklet

This booklet is for anyone who wants to know more about a non-cancerous condition called an enlarged prostate.
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Prostatitis booket

This booklet is for anyone who want to know more about prostatitis.
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