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Is There A Way To Differentiate Prostatitis And Bph
Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is the condition of enlargement of the prostate, which is an organ that is part of the male urinary system within the body. This can cause difficulty with urination (difficulty initiating urination, dribbling of urine). BPH is due to growth of tissues of the prostate, and is a different ...Read more
Could you please tell on the most frequent causes of the candida overgrowth? Can candida be the underlying cause of fatty liver, prostatitis and bph?
No: Please forgive my frankness one more time. Candida is not the cause of either illness. "candida overgrowth syndrome" has acquired no legitimacy during the 35 years of claims. You have some real health issues and you are doing yourself a disservice by focusing on "pop" internet disinformation websites. You need a real relationship with a real, evidence-based physician who you can trust. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking Flomax for 4 days .4.dose. Is it ok to stop? I've started pelvic floor therapy for prostatitis and want to go that route. no bph
Ask your doc: Ultimately, you're in charge & responsible for your own health. We're here as guides & navigators to assist you. Flomax (tamsulosin) is used (up to 0.8mg daily) to treat prostate enlargement aka BPH and (off-label) kidney stones. Chat w/dispensing doc about your wishes. Set a defined trial duration as well as reviewing signs of progression & worsening after which consider restarting Tamsulosin. ...Read more
My dad 58 years old..Has recently had laser ablation of prostate for bph..Previously dignosed as prostatitis with uti.Now onfoley catheter ..Fever not reducing and doctors told he has micro abscess ?
Can prostate artery embolisation be used when the enlarged prostate is due to chronic bacterial prostatitis?
For BPH: At your age(70) pr.art. emb. is one of the newer modalities to treat enlarged prostate when med fail.The enlarged prostate you have is almost surely due to BPH,assuming that there is no suspicion of prostate cancer by digital rectal exam or an abnormal PSA that was evaluated.BPH(benign prostatic hypertrophy)is not due to bacterial prostatitis. Hope this answers your question & that u see urologist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have enlarged prostate and prostatitis, im having same issues again 2 years later, could it be something more or is prostatitis reoccuring problem?
Yes it tends to recu: Prostatitis is often a recurrent problem. But it is not serious. So find a good doctor who can check you and treat you as and when needed. Do not run around looking for a quick resolution.....it may keep going for sometime unless you are luck to have it resolve in it sown. ...Read more
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is also known as BPH. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more
Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a gland located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more
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