Enlarged Prostate Doctor in Pasadena, TX
As a man ages, his prostate gets larger. If you’re like many men, you may have a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as BPH or an enlarged prostate. This causes a range of urinary symptoms such as frequency of urination or having to urinate at night. At the practice of Ori Hampel, MD in Clear Lake and Pasadena, you don’t have to accept BPH as just a part of getting older. Dr. Hampel is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of BPH with medication and the UroLift® System. Men from all over East Houston including Webster, Pasadena, Pearland, and League City drive to his office for comprehensive care whether enlarged prostate symptoms are mild or severe. To learn more, schedule an appointment online or call us today.
Dr. Ori Hampel is highly trained at diagnosing and treating patients for benign prostatic hyperplasia. He will help find the best treatment option for you and your lifestyle. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call our offices in Websiter and Pasadena, TX at (713) 477-8600.
What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or an enlarged prostate is one of the most common conditions of aging men and is associated with bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms. These symptoms affect quality of life by interfering with normal daily activities and sleep patterns. BPH affects around 50% of men by age 60 and by age 85, it’s as high as 90%.1
Symptoms of BPH
Common symptoms of BPH include:1
- Waking up several times a night to urinate
- Weak, interrupted urine stream
- Hard time starting and stopping
- Feeling a sudden urge to urinate
- Not sure your bladder is empty
- Dribbling at the end of your stream
- Painful or burning urination
- Inability to go when you feel the need
- Lack of control over urination
Do you have BPH?
Take our BPH quiz to gain insight into the severity of your symptoms.
1. Barry M, Roehrborn C. Management of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Ann Rev Med. 1997 Feb;48:177-89.
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