A brief summary of the three main prostate problems in men.

BPH is Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy is also known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. More commonly it is often just referred to as Enlarged Prostate. BPH is not linked to cancer and does not increase your risk of getting prostate cancer—yet the symptoms for BPH and prostate cancer can be similar.*

Prostatitis is an infection of the prostate. This can be non-bacterial, (the most common form), or bacterial.Having this condition does not increase your risk of any other prostate disease.* 

Prostate Cancer occurs when some cells grow out of control and may spread to other parts of the body.

*National Cancer Institute (US)

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