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Ask the Right Questions at Your Next Doctor's Appointment

Who is the appointment for?

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What is the reason for this appointment?

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Has a doctor diagnosed you or your loved one with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?

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Is the appointment with a current or new doctor?

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What are your symptoms? (Optional)

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What medications are you taking (if any) for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)? (Optional)

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Most important questions to ask about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Top 10 Questions about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

  1. What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and what causes it?
  2. What are the things that can make BPH symptoms worse?
  3. What are the symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?
  4. What are my treatment options for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?
  5. What are the risks of sexual problems and urinary incontinence with each treatment option?
  6. What might happen if I do nothing to treat my BPH or choose watchful waiting?
  7. When is surgery or other minimally invasive therapies indicated for BPH?
  8. What can I expect from my BPH medication and how long will it take to start working?
  9. Which BPH medications stop my prostate from growing and which medications help with BPH symptoms?
  10. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my BPH medication?
  1. What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and what causes it?
  2. Is BPH curable or controllable?
  3. Is my BPH likely to get worse and if so, how quickly should I expect it to progress?
  4. What are the things that can make BPH symptoms worse?
  5. How will BPH affect my daily life and long-term health?
  6. Does having BPH increase my risk of developing prostate cancer?
  7. What types of healthcare providers, such as a urologist, do I need to see and when?
  8. Are there any symptoms of BPH that should alert me to call you?
  9. Will I need follow-up tests and if so, how often will I need them?
  10. What are the symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?
  11. Could my BPH symptoms be caused by another medical condition or a medication?
  12. How is BPH diagnosed?
  13. Can my primary care doctor diagnose BPH or will I need to see a specialist?
  14. Who is most likely to develop BPH?
  15. What are my treatment options for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?
  16. What are the risks of sexual problems and urinary incontinence with each treatment option?
  17. What might happen if I do nothing to treat my BPH or choose watchful waiting?
  18. When is surgery or other minimally invasive therapies indicated for BPH?
  19. Are there restrictions on what and how much I should drink?
  20. Are there lifestyle changes I can make to improve my symptoms and make urinating easier?
  21. What should I do if my BPH symptoms get worse?
  22. How will I know if my treatment plan is working well or if it needs to be changed?
  23. What can I expect from my BPH medication and how long will it take to start working?
  24. Which BPH medications stop my prostate from growing and which medications help with BPH symptoms?
  25. How and when should I take my medication and what should I do if I miss a dose?
  26. How long will I need to take my BPH medication?
  27. What are the possible risks, benefits, side effects, and interactions of my BPH medication?

What to Discuss

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What to Bring

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