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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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Sling

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A sling is a piece of fabric made to hold an injured part of the body, limit its movement, and relieve pain.

What are the causes and risks of the injury?

A sling can be used for many different injuries, including:

  • bone fractures, such as wrist fractures and collarbone fractures
  • shoulder injury
  • sprains or strains involving the shoulder, arm, or hand
  • The causes of risks of those conditions can be learned by reading the related articles.


       

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    Sling: Symptoms & Signs

    Author: James Broomfield, MD
    Reviewer: Melinda Murray Ratini, DO
    Date Reviewed: 08/15/02



    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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