Enlarged Prostate BPH Risk Factors


Factors which increase the risk of worsening urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate

Certain factors, that increase a man’s likelihood of progression to more severe symptoms of BPH. These include:

  • PSA greater than 1.4 ng/ml
  • Prostate volume greater than 40 cc
  • Post void residual greater than 150 mils
  • Age > 60 years

These factors will be assessed during your evaluation process. This will help both you and your urologist to make decisions for your treatment plan of your BPH.