Doctors for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy in Bammapur oni, Hubli-Dharwad
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BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) is an enlarged prostate gland. The prostate gland surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. As the prostate gets bigger, it may squeeze or partly block the urethra. This often causes problems with urinating. It is common in men as they age and it is not a cancer.
HOW IS BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY DIAGNOSED?
An urologist diagnoses Benign prostate hypertrophy by performing the following tests: 1. Blood tests 2. Rectal examination 3. Ultrasonography 4. Microscopic examination of different types of prostate tissues
HOW IS BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY TREATED?
The treatment includes: 1. Lifestyle modification such as decreasing fluid intake before bedtime, moderating consumption of alcohol and caffeine containing products. 2. Antihistamines, decongestants, opiates and tricyclic antidepressants are prescribed 3. Ayurvedic and homeopathic medications 4. TURP surgery 5. Self catheterization
DID YOU KNOW?
Kegel exercises are helpful in preventing urine leakage. It can be done by repeated tightening and releasing the pelvic muscle. Physicians recommend practicing this exercise while urinating in order to isolate the specific muscle.