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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlargement of the prostate. The growth is not due to cancer.

The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located at the neck of the bladder. It surrounds the urethra. The gland is part of the male reproductive system.

Enlarged Prostate

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