The most common BPH symptoms include:
The most common prostate cancer symptoms include:
Now comes the answer to the question you have all been waiting for: What is the difference between BPH and prostate cancer? Although they seem quite similar, in very brief terms, they differ in the way they spread. BPH does not spread to other parts of the body as it is not a cancer, nor does it increase your chances of getting prostate cancer. Additionally, they are caused by very different factors. BPH is most commonly caused by changes in male sex hormones that come with aging. On the other hand, prostate cancer can surface due to the following:
Hopefully, the air has somewhat been cleared as to what the difference is between these two medical conditions that affect the prostate.
Although, if you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, it is always safe to give us a call so we can help you as best as possible.