3 Best Treatments for BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or enlarged prostate, is a common problem affecting men as they age. The most frequent symptoms include an urgent need to urinate, getting up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom, and difficulty passing urine.

Men with mild BPH may not immediately require treatment and may find that lifestyle changes may be all they need to find relief.

Urology San Antonio Provides Free Prostate Cancer Screening to Community

Urology San Antonio was pleased to participate in the San Fernando Health Fair on October 2. This annual event includes complimentary health screenings and information for those who need it.

Dr. Jose de la Cerda and Dr. Samuel Hakim provided free prostate cancer screening – which helped identify several men at risk for prostate cancer.

Urinary Retention in Men

Urinary Retention in Men

What is Urinary Retention?

  • Urinary retention in men happens when you cannot empty all the urine from your bladder. It can happen suddenly, and you may feel bladder pressure and have to strain to urinate. It can also develop gradually, and you may be unaware that a large amount of urine remains in your bladder after you urinate.

Leaking Urine Is Not A Normal Part Of Aging

Many women live with a leaky bladder. This includes almost half of women over 50. But only 30 percent of women who leak talk to their urologists. They learn to live with the leaks because they believe it’s a normal part of getting older. It’s not.

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