Prostate gland enlargement is a fairly common condition in men from the age of around 40 plus. It is also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or prostatic hypertrophy.
Prostate gland enlargement usually causes problems with passing urine from the bladder which in turn can cause further urinary tract problems and kidney problems if not treated early.
Many treatments are available for prostate enlargement conditions which are very effective. To find the best treatment for your condition and systems you should consult your doctor. The type of treatment available to you will depend on your prostate size and any other related health problems you may have. There may be various treatment choices depending on where you live and you will also need to consider types of medication, changes of lifestyle and possibly surgery.
Testing and diagnostics to consider when trying to find the cause of enlarged prostate.
Cystoscopy — This covers an overview of the risks, definitions and results of the procedure for the examination of your bladder.
Intravenous pyelogram —Definition and overview of what to expect and results of the imaging test.
Various Treatments and Drugs are available:
Transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP)
Transurethral microwave therapy (TUMT)t.
Transurethral needle ablation (TUNA)
Open prostatectomy Open prostatectomy
Prostate laser surgery
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
You should thoroughly research your particular enlarged prostate gland conditions depending on your symptoms and consult your doctor before deciding on what course of treatment to take.