You may be asked to fill in a questionnaire to help assess the severity of your symptoms (symptom score). The physical examination should include a digital rectal examination of the prostate gland.
The health professional will usually require a urine sample and may ask you to pass urine into a machine to measure the flow rate. It is a good idea not to empty your bladder shortly before the appointment.
Risk factors for enlarged prostate
Early prostate cancer is curable