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About Enlarged Prostate or Benign Prostate hyperplasia

Benign prostate hyperplasia or BPH occurs when there is an abnormal proliferation of cells in the prostate gland causing it to swell and then compressing the bladder outlet and urethra.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Inability to empty the bladder completely
  • Nocturia
  • Inability to postpone urination
  • Difficulty in starting to pass out urine
  • Dribbling at the end of urination
  • Push or strain in order to urinate
  • An obvious slow flow of urine

Treatment for Enlarged Prostate or Benign Prostate hyperplasia

  1. MEDICATIONS
    • Alpha-blockers
    • 5-alpha reductase inhibitors
    • Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors)
  2. MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY
    • TURP- Transurethral Resection of the Prostate
    • TUIP- Transurethral Incision of the Prostate
    • TUMT- Transurethral Microwave Therapy
    • TUNA- Transurethral Needle Ablation
  3. PROSTATE LASER SURGERY
    • Photoselective Vaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
    • Holmium Laser Ablation of the Prostate (HoLAP)
    • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP)
  4. SURGERY
    • Open (simple) Prostatectomy

After Treatment

signs and symptoms usually diminish or completely gone overtime after the duration of the treatment.

Complications

  1. From Medications
    • Hives
    • Rashes
    • Itchiness
    • Irregular heartbeat
    • Painful erection
    • Swelling in face or extremities
    • Dizziness
  2. From Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Urinary tract infection
    • Dysuria
    • Urinary frequency, urgency, and retention
    • Blood-tinged urine for the first few days
    • Sexual problems
    • Chronic prostatitis
  3. Post-surgical treatment
    • Urinary tract infection
    • Surgical site infection
    • Dysuria
    • Urinary frequency, urgency, and retention
    • Blood-tinged urine
    • Scarring

Check-ups after Surgery

  • Check patient’s progress
  • Prescribed medications
  • Assess for possible complications
  • Checks the operative site and dressing

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