For many men with mild enlarged prostate, no complications, and symptoms that are not too bothersome, watchful waiting might be all that’s needed. This involves monitoring your symptoms until such time active treatment might help. Watchful waiting is often combined with lifestyle modifications aimed at symptom improvement.
Medications are often the right choice if you have mild to moderate symptoms, and are usually tried before considering surgical procedures. Medicines tend to be recommended for men who:
Have bothersome urinary symptoms
Have tried lifestyle changes
Are at risk of developing complications of enlarged prostate
There are broadly multiple medications that can help treat enlarged prostate and relieve the associated urinary symptoms:
Which treatment is best for me?