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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) rarely has complications. When it does, they are often due to severe obstruction of the urine flow. These complications include:
Other complications of BPH may include bladder stones or bladder infections and visible blood in the urine (gross hematuria).
Current as of: May 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineJ. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSC - Urology
Current as of:
May 28, 2019
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & J. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSC - Urology
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