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How is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) diagnosed?

Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and perform a physical exam including a digital rectal exam (DRE) to check the prostate gland. A blood test called PSA is commonly used to help assess BPH. More tests such as urinalysis, ultrasound and urodynamic testing may be recommended if necessary.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 07 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Prostate cancer

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