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Prostate enlargement, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a urologic problem seen in males, especially those above 40 years of age.
The prostate gland, which is located underneath the bladder, surrounds the urethra and is essential to the male reproductive system as it is responsible for the production of seminal fluids.
Although an enlarged prostate gland is not linked to cancer, it can give rise to complications that disrupt the quality of a persons life, making it pertinent to seek proper medical intervention.
Prostate enlargement can give rise to a variety of symptoms, which may vary from one person to another, depending on the severity of the condition and how much it has progressed.
It is advisable to consult our experts if you experience any of these:
The precise cause of prostate enlargement is unknown. However, age and hormonal changes are thought to have important effects. The balance of hormones, particularly testosterone and oestrogen, may vary in men as they age, resulting in prostate tissue growth.
Risk factors that can increase the likelihood of prostate enlargement include:
The diagnostic procedures are recommended based on the physical examination, assessment of medical history and evaluation of the symptoms. These may include:
Surya Hospitals provides a comprehensive choice of leading-edge treatment options for managing prostate enlargement. These include:
Enlarged Prostate is a very common problem affecting nearly half of the male population above the age of 50.
Yes, it is possible for men in their 30’s and 40’s to develop an enlarged prostate. The problem, however, is more common in men above 40.
No, an enlarged prostate has nothing to do with cancer. It is a benign condition that can be managed effectively with the right treatment.
No, surgery is only recommended for extreme cases of enlarged prostate and mild cases can be handled well with medication alone.
Yes, an enlarged prostate can disrupt the normal urine output, often leading to urine retention.
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