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How does it affect my prostate. I have bph and it was

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how does it affect my prostate. I have bph and it was suggest that I get lazer surgery
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A medication that can be prescribed to shrink the prostate is finasteride. Your urologist should consider prescribing this if your prostate is enlarged. If you are having very bad urinary symptoms or can't empty the bladder while of Flomax, then you may need to consider the laser surgery to open the prostate channel. The finasteride can help to shrink the prostate by about 30%. Hope this helps.
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