Benign Prostatic Enlargement


Diagnosis of Benign Prostatic Enlargement

The doctor and nurses do a series of tests to understand what causes your symptoms. This is called a diagnosis.

The symptoms listed in the previous section can point to many diseases and not only BPE. This is why you may need to take several tests before the doctor can make a diagnosis.

First, the doctor or nurse will take your medical history and do a physical examination. Then they may do urine and blood tests, take images of your bladder and prostate, and perform other tests if needed.

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Read more about the various test which can be done to understand the cause of your symptoms. This sections shows illustrations of diagnostic tests.