Enlarged Prostate/BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is an enlargement of the prostate. The prostate surrounds the first part of the urethra just below the bladder. Prostate enlargement results in compression of the urethra and ultimately difficulty in emptying your bladder. As men age, prostate enlargement is a na... Read More

Elevated PSA

Elevated PSA<br/> <br/> Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) is a protein produced by cells of the prostate gland. PSA is an enzyme naturally produced by the prostate, but can be elevated in certain disease states. PSA has been used for the last 30 years as a tool to help evaluate the prostat... Read More

Prostate Cancer

<p></p> Prostate cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that originate in the prostate. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for men in the United States. The prostate is an organ that sits in the deepest part of the pelvis. The normal function of the prostate is to produ... Read More


Prostatitis is pain in and around the prostate that is most commonly due to infection or inflammation. The prostate sits beneath the bladder in the deepest part of the pelvis. The urethra (the tube that carries urine and semen out of the body) passes through the prostate. As a result inflamm... Read More