Your score is not meant to provide medical advice or replace your doctor's expert opinion and care. Only your doctor can diagnose whether you have BPH and assess your individual condition. There are other conditions that can cause urinary symptoms besides BPH.
Your IPSS Score
What your symptom score means:
Your Quality of Life Score
Please print this page and take it with you when you visit your doctor. Only your doctor can assess your individual condition and diagnose whether you have BPH.
Not at all
Less than 1 time in 5
Less than half the time
About half the time
More than half the time
1. Incomplete Emptying
Over the last month, how often have you had a sensation of not emptying your bladder completely after you finished urinating?
During the last month, how often have you had to urinate again less than 2 hours after you finished urinating?
During the last month, how often have you found you stopped and started again several times when you urinated?
During the last month, how often have you found it difficult to postpone urination?
5. Weak Stream
During the last month, how often have you had a weak urinary stream?
During the last month, how often have you had to push or strain to begin urination?
During the last month, how many times did you most typically get up to urinate from the time you went to bed at night until the time you got up in the morning?
8. Quality of Life
If you were to spend the rest of your life with your urinary condition the way it is now, how would you feel about that?