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Risk Factors for Enlarged prostate

Risk factors discussion:

It is not clear whether certain groups face a greater risk of getting BPH. Studies done over the years suggest that BPH occurs more often among married men than single men and is more common in the United States and Europe than in other parts of the world. However, these findings have been debated, and no definite information on risk factors exists. (Source: excerpt from Prostate Enlargement Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: NIDDK)

Risks factors for Enlarged prostate: medical news summaries:

The following medical news items are relevant to risk factors for Enlarged prostate:

About risk factors:

Risk factors for Enlarged prostate are factors that do not seem to be a direct cause of the disease, but seem to be associated in some way. Having a risk factor for Enlarged prostate makes the chances of getting a condition higher but does not always lead to Enlarged prostate. Also, the absence of any risk factors or having a protective factor does not necessarily guard you against getting Enlarged prostate. For general information and a list of risk factors, see the risk center.


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