What is an enlarged prostate?
An enlarged prostate means the growth of the prostate gland in its size. It starts to interfere with the urethra, the tube inside the penis that carries urine and semen out of the body.
What are the symptoms of an enlarged prostate?
There is not an agreement between physicians on exactly why the prostate begins to grow over. However, a widely speculated theory is that an excess of certain hormones may be the catalyst. However, the following are the symptoms of enlarged prostate:
- weak urinary system
- sudden urge to urinate
- frequent urination
- inability to empty the bladder during urination
- trouble initiating urine flow
What causes an enlarged prostate?
There is not an agreement amongst doctors on the causes of enlarged prostate, though it is extensively considered that an excess of certain hormones may be the catalyst. Some researchers have shown a high association between the DHT levels in the blood and enlarged prostates. Alternatively, men with low levels of DHT do not experience enlarged prostates.
How is enlarged prostate diagnosed?
An enlarged prostate is diagnosed through a series of tests which involve:
- Digital Rectum Exam
- Prostate-Specific Antigen Test (PSA)
- Urodynamic Tests
These tests are carried out with full accuracy by our team of doctors. We have some of the best nephrologist for the treatment of enlarged prostate in Bangalore.
How is enlarged prostate treated?
The treatment for an enlarged prostate is carried out through non-invasive treatment, surgery, and medications. We have some of the best doctor for the treatment of enlarged prostate in Bangalore, who informs the patient about the favourable treatment that the patient should undergo. Our doctors are experts in all the treatments that they do and have a great success rate. This makes us one of the best hospitals for the treatment of enlarged prostate in Bangalore.