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What you need to know about enlarged prostate . Symptoms , Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention for enlarged Prostate

What you need to know about enlarged prostate . Symptoms , Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention for enlarged Prostate

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  • 1. http://kidneyprostate.com/Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.SCalcutta University, IndiaM.SCalcutta University,IndiaF.R.C.SRoyal College of Surgery, EdinburgDiploma in Urology, UniversityCollege LondonEmail :- info@kidneyprostate.comPhone:-
  • 2. http://kidneyprostate.com/Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College LondonWhat is a prostate gland?The prostate gland is mostly tissue rather than a gland.What is the size of a prostate gland?Its the size of a walnut. Until puberty, the size of the prostate gland remains of the same size and at puberty it grows rapidly anddoubles in size In some cases, certain medical issues crop up, where in, the gland may grow significantly by the time a man ages 60.Where is it located?Prostate is located in the pelvic region. It lies just beneath theoutlet of the bladder and in front of the rectum.What is the function of a prostate gland?For its function, it requires testosterone that helps in regulating:a) bladder control andb) normal sexual functioning.Read more : http://www.buzzle.com/articles/function-of-prostate-gland.html
  • 3. http://kidneyprostate.com/Early Symptoms Of Enlarged Prostate and one should take care.1. For most men, these nightly bathroom runs may be the first sign of an enlargedprostate.2. Other symptoms may include, trouble starting a stream of urine, leaking, ordribbling.3. Like gray hair, an enlarged prostate is a natural by-product of getting older, it’s partof wear and tear as you grow old.For further reading:http://www.urologyhealth.org/content/moreinfo/enlargedprostate.pdfDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 4. http://kidneyprostate.com/What are the age group and percentage of enlarged prostate found in men.Age Factor: The main factor of enlarged prostate. It is estimated that an enlarged prostate occurs in different agegroups at the following rates: Ages 30-54: 2.2 % Ages 55-74: 19.6 % Ages 75 and up: 36.3 %For Further Reading:http://prostate.emedtv.com/enlarged-prostate/enlarged-prostate-p5.htmlDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 5. http://kidneyprostate.com/Enlarged Prostate Have Different Names.They have several namesA. Enlarged prostate.B. Benign Prostate Hyperplasia.C. Simply BPH.For Further Reading :http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000381.htmDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 6. Lifestyle Management Required To Control Enlarge Prostate.1. Men with enlarged prostate should decrease fluid intake before bedtime.2. Moderate the consumption of alcohol and caffeine-containing products.3. Stay active.4. Try to urinate at least once every 3 hours.For Further Reading :http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/enlarged-prostate/lifestyle-changes.htmlhttp://kidneyprostate.com/Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 7. http://kidneyprostate.com/Genuine symptoms of enlarged prostate can include the following Factors.1. A weak or slow urinary stream.2. A feeling of incomplete bladder emptying.3. Difficulty starting urination.4. Frequent urination.5. Urgency to urinate.6. Getting up frequently at night to urinate.7. A urinary stream that starts and stops.8. Straining to urinate.9. Continued dribbling of urine.10. Returning to urinate again minutes after finishing.For Further Reading :http://www.querycat.com/question/7d6719f5e080bfc239b3fe99f4117511Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 8. http://kidneyprostate.com/What To Do About Your Enlarged Prostate?Be Proactive.• There are many treatments for enlarge prostate(BPH).• But there maybe side effects and possible complications.• Therefore one should see a doctor when there is discomfort or anychanges noticed .• It may not be serious but it can also be the initial stages ofbladder cancer, kidney stones or prostate cancer.• Timely diagnosis and treatment is necessary .• BPH is often a diagnosis of exclusion.For Further Reading :http://www.windsorurology.co.uk/Clinical_Information/PSA.aspxDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 9. http://kidneyprostate.com/Prostate growth varies causing problems to men’s health. .1. The growth of Prostate varies greatly from person to person.2. Some people have more prostate growth than others. Somepeople with very large prostates dont have trouble withvoiding.3. Its a very individual thing.For Further Reading :http://www.nafc.org/index.php?page=enlarged-prostateDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 10. http://kidneyprostate.com/Best Treatment for Enlarged Prostate.According to the American Urological Association, surgery often does thebest job of relieving symptoms, but it also has more risks than other treatments.For Further Reading :http://www.auanet.org/content/homepage/homepage.cfmDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 11. http://kidneyprostate.com/Enlarged prostate treatment decisions.Factors that men should consider after 50 Years.1. BPH Index .2. How high the symptom score3. By seeing the score when to start treatment4. What will be the driving force in treatmentFor Further Reading :http://www.emedicinehealth.com/enlarged_prostate/article_em.htmFactors that should be taken into consideration:Whether a blockage is causing seriouscomplications.1. Inability to urinate.2. Blood in the urine.3. Bladder stones.4. Kidney failure.5. Other bladder problems.Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 12. Deciding on Treatment for an Enlarged Prostate.A range of treatments can relieve enlarge prostate symptoms.1. Medications.2. Minimally-invasive office procedures.3. Surgery.The therapy for you depends on your symptoms, how severe they are, andwhether you have other medical conditions.For Further Reading :http://www.auanet.org/content/homepage/homepage.cfmhttp://kidneyprostate.com/Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 13. http://kidneyprostate.com/A few questions to ask yourself about your own enlarged prostate?1. How severe are your symptoms of enlarged prostate?2. Do symptoms prevent you from doing things you enjoy?3. Do they seriously affect your quality of life?4. Are they getting worse ,look out for the symptoms?5. Are you ready to accept some small risks to get rid of your symptoms?6. Do you know the risks associated with each treatment?7. Is it time to do something?For Further Reading :http://www.auanet.org/content/homepage/homepage.cfmDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 14. http://kidneyprostate.com/Some Common and contemporary Therapy For Enlarged Prostate.Minimally Invasive Treatments for an Enlarged Prostate.A. TUMT (Transurethral microwave thermotherapy).B. TUNA (Transurethral radio frequency needle ablation).C. Prostatic Stents.For Further Reading:http://www.emedicinehealth.com/enlarged_prostate/article_em.htmDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College LondonMinimally Invasive ProcedureTUMT Prostatic Stent
  • 15. Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College Londonhttp://kidneyprostate.com/INITIAL EVALUATION• Medical History• Physical Examination + DRE• U/A• Creatinine• PSA• Acute urinary retention• Recurrent UTI• Haematuria• Bladder Stone• Renal insufficiencyAUA SYMPTOM SCOREMILD<= 7MODERATE7-19SEVERE>=20Surgery :TURP/ OpenProstatectomyMinimally InvasiveTherapy• TUNA• TUMT• ILCExplainTreatmentOptionOPTIONAL TEST• Urodynamic• Uroflowmetry• CystoscopyObstructiveComponentsMedical Therapy• Alpha Blockade• Finasteride• PhytotherapySurgical Therapy• TUIP• TURP• Open ProstatectomyWatchful waitingAnnual eval, withDRE + PSAEnlarged Prostate TreatmentHierarchy
  • 16. http://kidneyprostate.com/Surgery for an Enlarged Prostate.For most men with very enlarged prostates, surgery can relievesymptoms -- but there are both risks and benefits with each typeof operation.TURP (transurethral resection of the prostate).TUIP (transurethral incision of the prostate).Laser Surgery: These procedures include. Transurethral holmium laser ablation of the prostate (HoLAP). Transurethral holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP). Holmium laser resection of the prostate (HoLRP). Photoselective vaporization of the prostate (PVP).Open Prostate Surgery (Prostatectomy).For Further Reading:http://www.auanet.org/content/homepage/homepage.cfmDr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 17. http://kidneyprostate.com/Why Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Test is required to measure Enlarged Prostate.A. PSA is a protein produced by cells in the prostate gland.B. BPH can cause the PSA level in your blood to rise. However, other factors, such as age,infection and prostate cancer may also affect your PSA level.C. High PSA levels (>4.0ng) raises a flag for possible diagnosis of prostate cancer if enlargeprostate is not taken care of.Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College Londonhttp://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/detection/PSARead more :
  • 18. http://kidneyprostate.com/Medicines : Apart from Lifestyle changes, medicines are requiredafter consulting doctors, if suffering from enlarged prostate.If lifestyle changes are not enough to improveyour quality of life,medicines can help to control your symptoms.The main types of medicine are:A. Alpha-blockers.B. 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors.C. Combination treatment.For Further Reading:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17295601Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College London
  • 19. If you neglect enlarged prostate symptoms what can happen.http://kidneyprostate.com/Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College LondonA. This can lead to cancerous cells and to cancer.B. Consult the doctor Immediately .C. The doctor may advice biopsy, which maybe done at the urologist’s office. To do thisprocedure, a probe is inserted into the rectum. The probe “checks out” the prostate usingsound waves (ultrasound). The ultrasound tells your urologist if the prostate gland has anyarea (s) that “look different” from surrounding glandular tissue. Each biopsy takes very littletime, and is painless .For Further Reading : http://www.annistononcology.com/pcancer.htm
  • 20. http://kidneyprostate.com/Dr. Amit GhoseM..B.B.S (Calcutta University, India)M.S (Calcutta University, India)F.R.C.S (Royal College of Surgery, Edinburg)Diploma in Urology, University College LondonHOMEKnow More1. http://intranet.tdmu.edu.ua/data/kafedra/internal/endoscop_fpo/lectures_stud/%D0%A3%D1%80%D0%BE%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%B3%D1%96%D1%8F/4%20%D0%BA%D1%83%D1%80%D1%81/English/BPH%20and%20C-r%20prostate.htm2. http://men.webmd.com/prostate-enlargement-bph/features/enlarged-prostate-bph-complex-problem3. http://www.prostatehelper.com/foodlist.html4. http://www.understandbph.com/What_is_Enlarged_Prostate/BPH_Treatment_Medication_Alpha-Blockers.aspx5. http://men.webmd.com/guide/enlarged-prostate-time-prostate-surgery6. http://health.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/enlarged-prostate/overview.html

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