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What is usually the most effective treatment for prostate enlargement?

What is usually the most effective treatment for prostate enlargement?

Depends: Depends on the degree of symptoms you are having. Sometimes lifestyle modifications are all that is required. Sometimes oral medication and in severe cases surgery. Talk to your urologist about the options patricio gargollo, md pediatric urology, dallas texas. ...Read more

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Prostate (Definition)

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


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What is a good treatment for prostate enlargement?

What is a good treatment for prostate enlargement?

Several: The mainstays of treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia are alpha blocker drugs such as tamsulosin and five alpha reductase inhibitor's such as finasteride or dutasteride. surgical treatment to reduce the obstruction the prostate is generally a last resort ...Read more

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Which is the preferred Ayurvedic treatment for prostate enlargement?

Which is the preferred Ayurvedic treatment for prostate enlargement?

Ayurveda: Although I have little experience with this, it appears that gokshura, gudochi and shilajith are the recommended therapies for an enlarged prostate. Make sure not to diagnose yourself. There are other non-prescription supplements that are effective at managing BPH once you are sure that is your diagnosis. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the treatment for "benign prostate enlargement" and will it be expensive?

Please advise what is the treatment for "benign prostate enlargement" and will it be expensive?

BPH: Benign prostate hyper trophy can be treated by meds or surgery but only if the symptoms are truly bothersome to the pt or causing inability to empty the bladder resulting in other pronblems. ...Read more

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Which guidlines are best followed for the treatment of BPH / prostate enlargement?

Which guidlines are best followed for the treatment of BPH / prostate enlargement?

The AUA: The american urological association (aua) publishes guidelines on the treatment of BPH which are updated periodically. The web address is auanet dot org. ...Read more

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Hello My husband just got his ultrasonography report says grade 2 prostate enlargement with cyst. What is the cause & treatment? He is 56yrs old

Hello My husband just got his ultrasonography report says grade 2 prostate enlargement with cyst. What is the cause & treatment? He is 56yrs old

Here are someā€¦: The designated description as grade 2 just means there is mild -moderate enlargement in the prostate. In fact, the degree of prostate enlargement is not linearly proportional to the degree of prostate-related urinary symptoms. In practice, the following 3 points qualify a man with a happy bladder: he voids comfortably; residual urine is low ...Read more

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Is there any effective natural treatments and / or diets for bladder retention caused by enlarged prostate and a "lazy"bladder.?

No: You should,if not already, be seen by urologist.Have you been advised to take meds already?You are giving a diagnosis so it sounds like you already were tested.There are no herbal meds for enlarged prostate that work. Good luck ...Read more

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Please help! what is the better treatment for enlarged prostate gland?

Please help! what is the better treatment for enlarged prostate gland?

BPH treatments: The best treatment choice for you depends on several factors, including how much troublesome your symptoms are, the size of your prostate, other health conditions you may have, and your age. Drugs that can help reduce BPH are alpha-blockers, 5 Alpha reductase inhibitors or a combination of the the drug classes. Another newer treatment is with daily 5 mg doses of tadalafil. See a urologist ...Read more

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Is there a laser treatment that would shrink an enlarged prostate?

Lasers for prostate: Yes for benign prastatic hypertrophy, green lght lasers are used to burn the prat og prostate with the laser and it is quite successful if you qualify, if the tumour is not too big. ...Read more