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Enlarged Prostate Treatment (BPH)

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Enlarged Prostate Treatment (BPH) Treatment & Diagnostics in C Scheme, Jaipur

Enlarged Prostate Treatment (BPH)

If once upon a time you enjoyed uninterrupted sleep every night, but now you have to rush to the bathroom multiple times, it can be a sign of an enlarged prostate. There is no set of symptoms that point out towards an enlarged prostate because each individual has their own reaction to it. Therefore, it becomes necessary to keep an eye out and talk to a specialist at Apollo Spectra, Jaipur; even if you notice one or more symptoms.

What is an Enlarged Prostate?

Just like the name suggests, enlarged prostate means that your prostate gland has grown bigger, which is not normal. The prostate is a walnut-shaped gland that’s located between the penis and the bladder. Some of the main functions of the prostate gland are to aid urine control, keep the semen in a liquid state, and provide the sperm with the necessary nourishment.

What Causes Prostate Gland?

The main causes as to why the prostate gland becomes enlarged are still unknown. However, it is linked to ageing, testosterone levels, and the changes that take place in the cells of the prostate. Some of the facts associated with enlarged prostate include;

  • You develop the risk of an enlarged prostate goes up with age
  • It is a very common condition in men, so much so that it is believed that at least once all men will experience this condition if they live long enough
  • Generally, the chances of suffering from this condition increase after the age of 80
  • No actual risk factors are actually associated with the condition

When to See a Doctor at Apollo Spectra, Jaipur?

It is important to keep an eye out for these symptoms. If the symptoms are manageable, it means that the condition isn’t very complicated yet. Therefore, if you notice any of the symptoms, it is important to talk to your doctor immediately.

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What are the Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate?

  • Feeling the need to pee a lot/frequent urination
  • Feeling like your bladder is full even after going to the washroom
  • Feeling an urge to pee urgently all of a sudden
  • A weak stream at the end
  • If you have trouble starting peeing
  • If you stop and then start urinating several times
  • Urine leaking

How is Enlarged Prostate Diagnosed?

When it comes to the diagnosis of an enlarged prostate, your doctor will first ask you all the details about your symptoms and conduct a physical examination. It can include;

  • Digital Rectal Exam: During this exam, your doctor will insert a gloved and well-lubricated finger in the rectum as it is located behind the prostate and your doctor will be able to check for any abnormalities.
  • Urine Test: Your urine sample is examined to check for any abnormalities
  • Blood Test: The blood tests results can show if any kidney problems are present
  • PSA test: PSA is a substance produced by the prostate. Testing this substance’s levels can show if there are any abnormalities

How is Enlarged Prostate Treated?

Depending on your condition, your doctor will prescribe the below treatments.

Medication: If you have mild to moderate symptoms, medications may be prescribed for the condition. They include alpha-blockers, combination drug therapy, and more.

Surgical treatments: If your symptoms are moderate to severe, surgery may be recommended. Some of the procedures that can be used include;

  • Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
  • Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP)
  • Transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT)
  • Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA)
  • Laser therapy
  • Prostatic urethral lift (PUL)
  • Open or robot-assisted prostatectomy

Once you have been treated for an enlarged prostate, it is necessary for follow-up care as suggested by the specialist at the Apollo Spectra, Jaipur. For proper healing, make sure you follow all your doctor’s instructions.

Is enlarged prostate dangerous?

It is not dangerous to health if you get it treated soon.

Does diet help with an enlarged prostate?

A well-balanced meal with low fats, a healthy weight and regular exercise can help.

Is it cancer?


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