Clinical evaluation of benign prostatic hypertrophy

A. Symptoms of BPH may be obstructive, which are secondary to bladder outlet obstruction or impaired bladder contractility, or irritative, which result from decreased vesicle compliance and increased bladder instability.

Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Irritative Symptoms

Obstructive Symptoms


Decreased force of stream

Urinary frequency

Urinary hesitancy

Urinary urgency

Terminal dribbling


Straining to urinate

Urge incontinence

Prolonged voiding

Small voided volume


Overflow incontinence

B. Obstructive symptoms include a weak stream, hesitancy, abdominal straining, terminal dribbling, an intermittent stream, and retention; frequency, nocturia, urgency, and pain during urination are common.

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