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How does an enlarged prostate interfere with urination?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
In men, the prostate surrounds the urethra. Urine passes out of the bladder through the urethra to exit from the penis. If the prostate is enlarged, it can constrict the urethra and make it difficult for urine to pass through. Watch Dr. Oz talk about enlarged prostate and urination.



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