Benign Prostate Problems

There are clinical conditions of the prostate gland that are not cancer, including the following:

  • Prostatism – any condition of the prostate that causes interference with the flow of urine from the bladder.
  • Prostatitis – an inflamed condition of the prostate gland that may be accompanied by discomfort, pain, frequent or infrequent urination, and, sometimes, fever.
  • Prostatalgia – pain in the prostate gland.
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (Also called BPH or benign prostatic hypertrophy.) – a specific term that defines the condition of an enlarged prostate. BPH is the most common non-cancerous prostate problem. It can cause discomfort and problems urinating. Although it is not cancer, BPH symptoms are often similar to those of prostate cancer.
  • Impotence (Also called erectile dysfunction.) – the inability to achieve or maintain an erection.
  • Urinary incontinence – the loss of bladder control.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

BPH (also referred to as benign prostatic hypertrophy) is a condition in which the prostate gland becomes very enlarged and may cause problems associated with urination

Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer occurs when there are abnormal, cancerous cells growing in the bladder.

Cystocele (Fallen Bladder)

Cystocele is the name for a hernia-like disorder in women that occurs when the wall between the bladder and the vagina weakens, causing the bladder to drop or sag into the vagina.

Erectile Dysfunction / Impotence

Impotence, or erectile dysfunction (ED), may result from the total inability to achieve erection, an inconsistent ability to achieve an erection, or the ability to only sustain a brief erection.

Kidney Stones (Condition)

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms from crystallization of excreted substances in the urine

Neurogenic Bladder

The following problems are often associated with a neurogenic bladder: urine leakage, urine retention, damage to the tiny blood vessels in the kidney, and infection of the bladder or ureters.

Peyronie's Disease

Peyronie’s disease is characterized by a plaque, or hard lump, that forms on the erection tissue of the penis.

Prostate Cancer (Condition)

Early prostate cancer may not present any symptoms and can only be found with regular prostate examinations by your physician

Prostate Disease

There are clinical conditions of the prostate gland that are not cancer, including the following: prostatism, prostatitis, prostatalgia, benign prostatic hyperplasia (Also called BPH or benign prostatic hypertrophy.), impotence (Also called erectile dysfunction) and urinary incontinence).


Prostatitis is one of several benign (non-cancerous), inflamed conditions of the prostate gland

Testicular Cancer

Cancer that develops in a testicle is called testicular cancer.

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infections describe a health problem that results from a bacterial infection along the urinary tract.

Vesicoureteral Reflux

Vesicoureteral reflux occurs when urine dwelling in the bladder flows back into the ureters and often back into the kidneys.