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A 35-year-old male asked:

I am from south india. my father(age - 78) has trouble urinating. did ultrasound abdomen scan and the doctor told there is a problem with his prostate gland(cystitis, mild prostatomegaly, complex cystic lesion in prostate). is big surgery required?

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Dr. Mark Vogel
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Your father needs further evaluation by the urologist before it can be determined if he needs surgery.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Not necessarily. He should consult a urologist. Medications may be sufficient to resolve the matter. If he needs surgery, it could be done through the urethra without opening up the abdomen.
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Last updated Aug 2, 2021

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