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My Man Friend Has Prostate Enlarged In Size With Normal Echotexture Why
Why?: Because he has a prostate and sh like this happens to us as we get older. ...Read more
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Here are some ...: Normal tissue texture on prostate ultrasound exam usually denotes the presence of benign prostate enlargement, for which no treatment / intervention is required unless the man has slowing urine flow, not emptying well, superimposed UTI, etc. See urologist timely and don't wait until having extreme irritative and obstructive voiding symptoms. ...Read more
Prostate is enlarged again with inhomogenous echotexture even while taking 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors medicines .. is this very dangerous sign ?
See remark: Are you talking about your husband? young lady ? the medicine taken is to SHRINK the size of prostate If there is irregularity in texture of prostate, consult with a urologist .He must not be old if you're 28 yrs. The medicine taken MAY cause changes in prostate Relax ,Tumor is not common in middle age men specially from your part of the world.Best regards ...Read more
Ultrasound says: Prostate is mildly enlarged with heterogenous echotexture (27.29 cc). No bladder base indentation seen. Please help.
The findings you: describe are typical for benign prostate enlargement. Prostate enlargement may be patchy; it usually involves the center of the gland. Prostate cancer tends to affect the outer part of the gland and may escape the covering (capsule) of the gland. That said, ask your urologist to explain these findings & advise u about follow up. If u have symptoms of prostate enlargement, u need f/u in any case. ...Read more
good news: It means that the density of the prostate is the same throughout the entire gland. It usually means there are no suspicious areas. ...Read more
Means need: further evaluation by urologist , could be benign prostatic enlargement Speak to your doctor ...Read more
My ultrasound examination reports
prostate gland shows homogeneous echotexture with smooth and intact capsule. What does it mean?
Normal: It means it's normal. Congratulations, nothing to do for it. ...Read more
What is Myometrial heterogenity. Uterus is Anteverted,Meas. 88*48*54 mm. Just bulky in size with normal echotexture. Endometrium: Meas. 6mm.
Prostate: Generally the size of the prostate is not as significant as the presence of obstructive or irritative voiding symptoms. These can occur with various prostate sizes. Alpha blocker drugs improve symptoms by relaxing the prostate and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors work by shrinking the prostate. ...Read more
Could I use a normal household item, or something from the hardware store, to shrink my enlarged prostate?
Never: There are no household items you can use to "shrink" the prostate gland. In fact, this would be very dangerous and can cause permanent damage. It is only treated with prescribed medications or surgery depending on the symptoms. See a urologist if you have difficulty with urination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are options for prostate enlargement? The prostate is enlarged 3 times its size? What can you do for this?
Enlrged : Enlrged prostate without any urinary symptom and normal psa does not require any treament. If you have frequency of urine, slow strea, difficulty starting urinary stream or hesitancy and buning and feel you are not emptying bladder or have to rush to urinate and have difficulty controlling, you need to see your primary care physician who will refer you to a urologist for further investigation and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is risky: Sudafed has the exact opposite action of Alpha blockers which are effective in men with BPH and lower urinary symptoms. Sudafed use can increase the resting tone of the bladder neck and increase risk of urinary retention in men who may already be at some risk due to prostate enlargement. This scenario is not uncommon in the clinic. ...Read more
Yes: Some antihistamines have been implicated in cases of urinary retention in men. A large prostate is per se a risk, and certain medications can precipitate this problem. However, the most potent risk is from decongestants like sudafed and phenylephrine which constrict the bladder neck and are often combined with antihistamine. Nonsedating medications like Claritin (loratadine) should carry less risk by itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scan shows Prostatic Wt 19gms/ PVRU 28ml d/d PROSTATISM. 1)Is Prostate size is normal? 2)Is prostate lead to problem in voiding urine in this size? TY
Here are some ...: Its "normal" size of adult men of 20-35 is around 20-30 cc. As men age, its size may increase with widely variable pace and degree. And its enlarged size is not always linearly related with heir degree in slowing urine flow. Not infrequently, some men still voids well with good urine flow and emptying bladder even though their prostate has grown to 35-150 cc or bigger. In my view, that size coould ...Read more
No: Having an enlarged prostate is normal in the aging male patient. A males get older, the enlarged prostate will continue to become larger. The prostate can become 2 to 3 times the normal size and still be benign. This can lead to urinary symptoms which may be bothersome. A routine physical examination and blood test can detect if cancer is present. ...Read more