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Prostate is a male reproductive gland which is responsible for producing fluid which carries sperms. Urethra surrounds the prostate. The condition enlarged prostate is when the prostate grows bigger. Almost all men suffer from this condition at older age. Due to enlarged prostate male complain of certain problems of urinary tract and bladder. Enlarged prostate is also known as the benign Prostatic hyperplasia.
It is not cancer neither it leads to cancer of the prostate.

Symptoms :

  • Urinary incontinence and retention
  • Incomplete emptying of the bladder
  • Frequent urination urge at night
  • Pain with urination
  • Bloody urination
  • Straining to urinate
  • Weak urine stream

Causes of Enlarged Prostate :

Though the exact cause is not known but the urologists believe that age has a role to play in this condition. Also men who had undergone testicle removal at a young age are also at higher risk for enlarged prostate.

Diagnosis of Enlarged Prostate :

  • Digital rectal exam
  • Urine flow rate
  • Urinalysis
  • Urine culture
  • Cystoscopy
  • Prostate-specific antigen

Treatment for enlarged Prostate

The treatment would depend upon the severity of the condition, you age and how much it affects your daily life. If you are above 60, it is advisable that you undergo a yearly exam to check for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Consult an urologist if the symptoms remain for long and do not subside. He would check for the symptoms after going through the reports. If the condition is minor, the urologist would ask you for self care like adding lot of fluids (but spread out the fluids throughout the day), avoiding tea and coffee, exercise regularly, reduce stress levels, stop getting too anxious or nervous as these signs are sometime associated with leading to more urination.

If the urologist finds that you need medication to make your condition better, he would put you on Alpha1-blockers, antibiotics to help you get relive from the symptoms and hence get rid of the problem.

 
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Dr. DILIP RAJA, Urology, BANDRA WEST - Mumbai
Dr. DILIP RAJA - Urologist D.N.B.E. (Urology), F.I.C.S., M.N.A.M.S., M.S. 32 years experience
Dr. ANIRUDDHA GOKHALE, Urology, ANDHERI EAST - Mumbai, ANDHERI WEST - Mumbai, DAHISAR WEST - Mumbai, KANDIVALI EAST - Mumbai
Dr. ANIRUDDHA GOKHALE - Urologist D.N.B.(Urology), F.I.C.S., M.N.A.M.S., M.S. 4 years experience
Dr. ASHISH PARDESHI, Urology, PUNE CITY - Pune, RASTA PETH - Pune
Dr. ASHISH PARDESHI - Urologist D.N.B.(Surgery), D.N.B.(Urology), M.N.A.M.S., M.S. 9 years experience
Dr. Shirish D Yande, Urology, KARVE ROAD KOTHRUD - Pune, SASOON ROAD - Pune
Dr. Shirish D Yande - Urologist ms/frcs/dip. In Urology London, D.N.B.(Urology), M.N.A.M.S., M.S. 35 years experience
Dr. Nandan P. Vilekar, Urology, GOLE COLONY - Nashik
Dr. Nandan P. Vilekar - Urologist D.N.B.(Urology), D.N.B.(Urology), M.N.A.M.S., M.S. 21 years experience
Dr. A.V. Ravi Kumar, Urology, KING KOTI - Hyderabad
Dr. A.V. Ravi Kumar - Urologist D.N.B, M.S, M.N.A.M.S., M.S. 23 years experience
Dr. BODDULURI SAMBASIVA RAO, Urology, AMEERPET - Hyderabad
Dr. BODDULURI SAMBASIVA RAO - Urologist MBBS MS MCH UROLOGY, M.S, M.N.A.M.S., M.S. 25 years experience
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