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Prostate Cancer - Things You Should Know About It!

MBBS, DNB - General Surgery,DNB - Urology
Urologist, Cuttack
Prostate Cancer - Things You Should Know About It!

Cancer is the most dangerous disease noticeable throughout the world. The most common type of cancer that affects men is prostate cancer. Prostate is a small exocrine gland situated directly below the bladder and in front of the rectum. This is gland is approximately in size of a walnut and plays an important role in production of a milky fluid during orgasm of sex in which the semen travels. During the climax stage of the prostate gland is forced to push the fluid and remove the semen out of the reproductive structures.

Prostate gland is a slow progressive disease which makes many males left unidentified even the presence of prostate cancer even until they die. 6 out of 100 male over the age of 60 are getting prostate cancer. Though prostate cancer can be cured at a better rate when compared to other type of cancer it is always best to stay protected. Prevention is always better than cure. Here are few tips to keep your prostate healthy.

Signs and symptoms of prostate cancer-
During the early stages of prostate cancer there are usually no symptoms. Most men at this stage find out they have prostate cancer after a routine check up or blood test. When symptoms do exist, they are usually one or more of the following:

The patient urinates more often
The patient gets up at night more often to urinate
He may find it hard to start urinating
He may find it hard to keep urinating once he has started
There may be blood in the urine
Urination might be painful
Ejaculation may be painful (less common)
Achieving or maintaining an erection may be difficult (less common).

If the prostate cancer is advanced the following symptoms are also possible:

Bone pain, often in the spine (vertebrae), pelvis, or ribs
The proximal part of the femur can be painful
Leg weakness
Urinary incontinence
Fecal incontinence

Ways to have a healthy prostate
Diet and weight the most important factor is the diet to maintain a healthy weight. Avoid fatty food items and take fats from vegetables than from animals. Avoid dairy products and increase the intake of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Exercise have a regular practise of doing exercise at least for 30mins a day. This really helps you to keep your body fit.
Be precautious if you have a family history of prostate cancer or if you feel you are at high risk of getting prostate cancer talk with your doctor about it and take preventive drugs as per the doctor s advice.
Red foods research shows that men who consume red foods like watermelon, tomato and other red fruits are at lower risk of getting prostate cancer as they contain a powerful antioxidant called lycopene
Caffeine three to four cups of coffee per day reduces your risk of getting prostate cancer.
Stop smoking if you are at high risk of getting prostate cancer it is best advised to quit smoking and alcohol.
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Hi, My father was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer with bone met. PSA> 1,000 And Gleason 8 & 9. Have consulted a few renowned doctors in New Delhi but their suggested medications are different. Some suggest Caluran 50 while others Abiraterone prednisone. I need some hard facts to choose the best option. Thank you.

M.ch - Surgical Oncologist
Oncologist, Mumbai
Your father has metastatic ca prostate. He requires hormonal therapy first- medical or surgical. Medical therapy includes 1 injection every 3 to 6 months and caluran 50 mg along with it. Surgical means castration (removing both testis by surgery). Depending on his response to hormonal therapy he can be planned for further management like chemo, abiraterone etc.
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My Father has been taking Urimax D for the last the 2.5 Years. He has prostate weight of 39 gms His age is 71. For how long can he take this medicine? Are there any side effects if taken for long time?

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Genito Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Ludhiana
My Father has been taking Urimax D for the last the 2.5 Years.
He has prostate weight of 39 gms
His age is 71.
For ho...
He can continue it for as long as he is comfortable and voiding well with medicine. No major side effects on long term usage. People are taking it for years together.
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I am Taking Nitrofurantoin bd Cetil250 bd andduonem er300 for ten days but burning and pricking sensations are there pt of Benign PH problem started after catheterization. Three times urine culture negative .what to do to cure and relief.

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Genito Urinary Surgery
Urologist, Ludhiana
I am Taking Nitrofurantoin bd Cetil250 bd andduonem er300 for ten days but burning and pricking sensations are there ...
Is the catheter still there or is it out. What are the medication given for prostate enlargement. Please share the details of USG report also.
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - How Homeopathic Treatment Can Help?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), M.Sc - Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, MSc - Psychotherapy & Counselling
Homeopath, Bangalore
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) - How Homeopathic Treatment Can Help?
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia(BPH) is the enlargement of the prostate gland which can lead to other serious problems of the urinary tract, bladder, and kidneys.

It might be the result of an infection of the urinary tract or a scar in the bladder from an earlier surgery. Prostrate inflammation or urethral narrowing can also cause an enlargement of the gland. Kidney or bladder stones may also be responsible for prostate enlargement.

Age also plays a role in the enlargement of the gland. The hormonal changes that are natural with advances in age can cause the gland to grow in size. The prostate, in fact, doubles in size when men enter puberty, and later when they are about 25 years of age, it begins to grow again. In most cases, this growth continues for the rest of their lives.

Symptoms of BPH
As the prostate gland continues to grow, it can begin to exert pressure on the urethra. This affects the flow of urine and leads to some of the most common symptoms of BPH. These include-

A difficulty in starting urination.
A weak or irregular stream of urine.
A sudden and urgent need to urinate.
An inability to empty the bladder completely.
An increase in the frequency of urination during the night.
Dribbling after one finishes.
Though quite rare, you might find yourself unable to urinate or notice blood in your urine. If you notice one or more of the above-mentioned symptoms, consult a physician at your earliest possible. BPH can lead to a number of serious ailments that include bladder stones, severe damage to the bladder and even damage to the kidneys.

Role of Homeopathy
Given that in most men the prostate gland continues to grow throughout their lives, it is best to take the necessary preventive measures to ensure that it doesn t progress to a serious health condition. Homeopathy, being both natural and effective, is one of the most popular methods of prevention.

A practitioner of homeopathy will evaluate all aspects of your lifestyle and health and prescribe a combination of medications designed to both reduce the inflammation of the prostate and regulate your urinary problems. You might even be prescribed natural pain relievers that will help manage any pain that you might be experiencing during urination. A pro-active approach is advised when it comes to the treatment of the prostate gland.

The 5 best homeopathic medicines for prostate enlargement or BPH are-

1. Baryta Carb- best medicine for enlarged prostate in old people

2. Digitalis- best medicine for enlarged prostate problem with heart trouble

3. Staphysagria best medicine for BPH with painful urination

4. Conium-best homeopathic remedy for prostate enlargement with frequent urination

5. Sabal Serrulata- best medicine for prostate gland enlargement in homeopathy
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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - 7 Symptoms Of It!

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, Mch - Urology
Urologist, Lucknow
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia - 7 Symptoms Of It!
Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH is a condition where the prostate gland gets enlarged. This is mostly common in men who are ageing. When the prostate gland gets enlarged, the flow of urine through the urethra gets blocked, and hence, several problems related to urination may occur. BPH occurs as a result of hormonal imbalance. If untreated, BPH can lead to severe bladder and urinary health conditions.

There are several symptoms and signs of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Here are 7 common symptoms:

A frequent need for urination: Men affected by BPH feel an increased need to urinate frequently. This gets enhanced during the night and is called nocturia. The patient may even need to urinate more than eight times a day. Due to the enlarged prostate gland, more pressure is put on the urethra, which leads to uncontrollable urination.
Urinating difficulties: The act of urination becomes difficult. Because of enhanced pressure on the urethra, the flow of urine to the penis from the bladder gets blocked. This makes a urine stream hard to start. The urine stream gets weak and interrupted, and more difficulty may be experienced during the end of urination.
Pain during urination and ejaculation: Due to pressure on the urinary tract and reproductive system, pain can accompany urination and ejaculation. Some patients tend to push urine out, which results in pain. The pain may also occur because of infection during BPH.
Blood in urine and an unusual color/smell: Urine may take a dark color and have an unusual smell due to urinary retention. Unpleasant urine smell signifies urinary tract infection. Blood in the urine may also result because of dilated veins present on the surface of the enlarged prostate.
Urinary retention: When a patient is unable to pass any urine, it is called urinary retention. Such a condition requires immediate treatment, and you need to consult a doctor immediately.
Urinary tract infections: Bacteria may start growing in the bladder when the bladder is not fully emptied of urine. This bacterial infection causes darkening of the urine, and emission of a foul odor.
Bladder stones: Bladder stones may develop because of the inability of the bladder to empty itself completely. This is a major symptom of BPH. Hard lumps of minerals or bladder stones are formed when the urine present in the bladder gets highly concentrated, which causes the crystallization of minerals. Bladder stones may cause infections, result in blood in urine, cause bladder irritation and may also block urine flow.
So you see that benign prostatic hyperplasia involves the enlargement of the prostate gland, and results in several problems related to urination and different symptoms. Hence, immediate treatment is advisable.

The doctor advise to take flodart plus 1 capsule per day. Now when to take (morning or evening & before food or after food. Disease is enlarged prostrate gland.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
The doctor advise to take flodart plus 1 capsule per day. Now when to take (morning or evening & before food or after...
U need counselling which wil you give correct perception of transformation your problem for dat we have to take detail case taking So please follow below guidelines for you but overall Everything is not for you but overall Everything is not for you but overall Everything.
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What are the symptoms of prostate cancer? Is going out of blood while peeing is a dangerous thing?

Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Mostly its symptomless but some times person will feel Difficulty in urination,dribbling of urine,retention of urine,frequent urge of urinating,excessive urination in night.. blood in urine may be due to kidney stones,prostatitis,disease of kidney,uti etc Need a proper examination followed by treatment after correct diagnosis .. Investigations required CUE
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Sir/Maam My age is 24 years and I am suffering from Prostatitis from 1 year, it all started after I masturbated one day in the morning and after that I had frequent urination problem and dribbling of some drops in paints after I urinate each time and I feel like their is some urine left and feel of emptying my bladder, So after some days when the problem worsen I had to go like 25-30 times toilet to urinate, so I decided to go to urologist and he gave me Zenflox Uti (ofloxacin+flavoxate) and roliflo OD2 (Tamsulosin+Tolterodine) for 7 days and started feeling good in 2-3 days but when the course got over it again started ,So Dr. recommended me roliflo OD 2 and antidepressant tablet for 1 month and after taking it I my situation got 90% better but few months ago the same problem started again after a course of masturbation so again I visited my urologist and this time he gave me Alfusin (Alfuzosin 10 mg) and Gabapin NT (Gabapentin+Hydrochloride) for 20 days and again when taking medicine I felt better but now the 20 day course is over and again I am feeling same problem of leaking drops after I urinate and sit on my bed or try to lay down backward, Please help me and tell me is their any cure for my problem in Allopathy or Homeopathy or Ayurveda.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
Sir/Maam My age is 24 years and I am suffering from Prostatitis from 1 year, it all started after I masturbated one d...
vrihad vangeshwar ras 125 mg twice a day kamdev avleh 10 gm twice a day kaam chooda mani ras 125 mg twice a day relief in 3-4 days and for complete cure take it for 60 days only avoid spicy and oily food
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I am taking himplasia tab once in a day since more than 2 years. After using this tab my problem of urination because of prostate is somewhat better if not completely cured My question is using of this tab continuously does cause gastric issue? Please advise.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am taking himplasia tab once in a day since more than 2 years. After using this tab my problem of urination because...
Hi, No, Take the medicine after food so that there will be no problem of gastritis. You can even take tab. Chandraprabha vati 1 tab twice a day after food.
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