Prostate Enlargement

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What is Prostate Enlargement ?

Enlargement of the prostate is known as benign prostatic hyperplasia. This condition arises when the cells of the prostate gland start multiplying rapidly. Dr Salanki offers evidence-based treatment to treat an enlarged prostate. 

An enlarged prostate is common in men above 50. You may have to undergo a prostate-specific antigen test to detect an enlarged prostate. Dr Salanki is highly experienced in conducting radical prostatectomy surgery. It is highly beneficial in treating an enlarged prostate. With an enlarged prostate, it often becomes difficult to pass urine. Get quality medical care by contacting us at the earliest.

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  • Growing age.
  • Abnormalities in the hormones like testosterone, estrogen, DHT ie dihydrotstosterone.
  • Symptoms:
  • Obstructive urination.
  • Inability to relieve urine.
  • Frequent urination.
  • Constant ache/ stiffness in lower back, hips, thighs.
  • Blood in urine/ semen.
  • Painful ejaculation/ troublesome erection.
  • Painful/ burning during urination.
  • Dribbling urine.
  • Severe:
  • Leaky bladder.
  • Recurrent infections.
  • Kidney damage.

Diagnosis Tests:

  • Digital rectal exam.
  • Blood/ Urine tests.
  • Urine flow analysis.
  • Cytoscopy.
  • Ultrasound scan.
  • Prostrate biopsy.
  • Scrotal ultrasound- Doppler mode.

Treatment Prostate Enlargement:

Cause based treatment:

  • Alpha blockers: Relax the prostrate muscles and remove urinary obstruction.
  • 5-alpha reductase inhibitors: Disrupt testosterone.
  • Trans-Urethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP): Removal of enlarged inner prostrate.
  • Trans-Urethral needle abrasion (TUNA).
  • Laser procedures: Remove obstructive prostrate tissue.
  • Stenting therapy.
  • Microwave therapy: Microwave energy for elimination of cells and shrink prostrate back to closer to normal size.

Home Remedies:

  • Athletic supporter for pressure relief.
  • Healthy diet and lifestyle.
  • Avoid alcohol/ caffeine/ smoking.
  • Avoid before bedtime fluids.
  • Double voiding the bladder at a single visit.
  • Relaxation therapy.
  • Regular exercise.
  • Drink liquids in small amounts not large amounts at once.
  • Don’t resist the urge to urinate.
  • Avoid decongestants.
  • Avoid antihistamines.
  • Regular check-up and tests.
  • Prevention & rrecaution is better than cure.

All above, treatments are finalized taking into consideration the overall health, severity, age and other ailments of the patient.

Dr Prabhudev M Salanki provides best surgery for Prostate enlargement


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