'Going to the loo seemed to take hours': The newly approved prostate op that can help men turn their taps back on
Two months after he began having trouble emptying his bladder, Bob Jesse knew he had to see a doctor.
To his relief, tests ruled out cancer, but the retired engineer had another problem.
Like hundreds of thousands of other British men, Bob, now 70, had an enlarged prostate.
The chestnut-sized gland — which surrounds the neck of the bladder — was so swollen it was pressing down on his urethra, the tube which carries urine out of the body.
'Going to the loo seemed to take hours,' says Bob, who lives with his wife Heather, 65, in Fleet, Hampshire.
'It was the lack of flow that was the issue —... read more
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