Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate
An on-line fillable questionaire of BPH symptoms on the Flomax website. The questionaire calculates the AUA BPH Symptom Index Score that is often used by urologists to determine the severity of prostate problems.
A score of 0-7 is mild, 8-19 is moderate, and over 20 is considered severe.
Although the site is sponsored by a drug company, it contains useful information for BPH sufferers.
The American Urological Association developed a BPH Symptom Index Questionnaire that gives you an idea if there is a prostate problem. The questionaire calculates the AUA BPH Symptom Index Score that is often used by urologists to determine the severity of prostate problems.
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American Urological Association (AUA) symptom index is a self-help questionaire that helps men gauge the severity of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). The test asks 7 questions related to common symptoms of BPH.
The frequency of each symptom is then rated on a scale of 1 to 5. These numbers added together provide a score that is used to evaluate the severity of a man's enlarged prostate. An AUA score of 0 to 7 indicates a mild condition; 8 to 19 indicates a moderate condition; and 20 to 35 indicates a severe urinary problem.
Urology Channel overview of benign prostate hyerplasia (BPH).
MedicineNET.com: Benign prostatic hyperplasia: Abbreviated BPH. A noncancerous prostate problem in which the normal elements of the prostate gland grow in size and number.
Mayo Clinic overview of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), including symptoms and treatment.
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