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Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer






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How is the infection diagnosed?

Diagnosis of pneumonia begins with a medical history and physical exam. A chest X-ray can confirm the diagnosis. Sometimes the germ causing the pneumonia can be found in the person's sputum or blood, but often no specific organism can be identified.


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Author: Danielle Zerr, MD
Reviewer: Kathleen A. MacNaughton, RN, BSN
Date Reviewed: 10/21/02



Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH for short, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is caused by excess growth of cells in the prostate. This condition is not the same as prostate cancer





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