Prostate Problems (apart from Prostate Cancer)

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

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Prostate Action

A national charity dealing with all prostate diseases, both benign and malignant (cancer). It funds relevant research, provides grants for the training of medical professionals, and campaigns to increase public awareness of prostate diseases. Its website is instructive and covers prostate diseases as well as ongoing research.

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BodyTalk

Website with audio tapes which you can hear online. Doctor Hilary Jones explains a wide range of medical conditions, including prostate enlargement, in easy to understand terms. You can hear Hilary explaining the condition to you, and because it is broken down into shorter sections, you can listen again to any part you didn't quite understand.

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Laparoscopic Prostatectomy for Benign Prostatic Obstruction

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Medicine Guide for Prostatic Hyperplasia (benign)

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines (drugs), conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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British Prostatitis Support Association (BPSA)

The BPSA is an internet based, UK focused, organisation for information, support and campaigning related to the prostate disease of Prostatitis / Chronic Prostatitis.

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London Urology Online

Straightforward details on a variety of urological topics, including prostate problems, are available for free use.

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Herts & Essex Urology Clinic

Website of a consultant Urologist. However, the website contains useful general information about prostate diseases.

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Prostate Disease

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Prostate Enlargement

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Prostatitis

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Transurethral Resection of the Prostate

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Enlarged Prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia)

Information from BUPA.

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Bacterial Prostatitis

Information from BUPA.

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Chronic Abacterial Prostatitis

Information from BUPA.

See also the Patient UK prostate cancer page.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.