Prostate Disorder

A prostate disorder is known as a disease affecting the prostate. The common diseases affecting the prostate are prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and prostate cancer. The common symptom of prostate problems is difficulty in urinating, inability to have bladder control, blood in urine, and pain during ejaculation. These symptoms can be controlled by limiting the intake of beverages, caffeine, alcohol, and taking a healthy diet.

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How to treat prostate enlargement and difficulty urinating?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a sleep disorder, anxiety, panic disorder, high blood pressure, and prostate enlargement for a week. I have difficulty in urinating for two weeks.   Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Prostate enlargement occurs commonly after 50 years of age and it causes symptoms like difficulty in passing urine. Doing investigations like ultrasound KUB (kidney, ureter, and bladder) and prostate will help to know the size of the prostate and other abnormalities in ...  Read Full »

My recent PSA ultrasound revealed that I have a small cyst on my prostate. Should I be concerned about it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 62 years old, and I have a small cyst on my prostate. So, is a very small cyst on the prostrate anything to worry about found while doing an ultrasound PSA? Is that normal for my age? Please answer.  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Prostatic cysts can arise due to many causes, like, Mullerian duct cyst, prostatic utricle cyst, ejaculatory duct cyst, cystadenoma of the prostate, cystic degeneration of prostatic tissue, prostatic retention cyst...  Read Full »

Why do I have the feeling of masturbating after overeating or defecating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. I feel aroused or have a strong urge to masturbate whenever I overeat or have to defecate after overeating. However, this feeling goes away immediately after defecation, as if physical pressure was lifted. I am worried it is a prostate problem, and I have noticed ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Erection and sexual desire are normal, and it differs from person to person. Some people have more desire than others, and that is also normal. The prostate gland enlarges in all people of age 50 years and above. Follow-up with uroflowmetry an...  Read Full »

Do I experience pressure in my rectum and constipation due to prostate gland enlargement?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had constipation issues and feeling pressure in my rectum for the past ten days. It feels like I need to urinate, but I do not. I thought it was constipation. So, I went to the doctor and got a urine test done. The test showed trace amounts of occult blood. I was given the tablet...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), this seems to be chronic prostatitis and not enlarged prostate. Prostatitis can cause rectal symptoms as it is located adjacent to it. Inflammation will cause swelling and some degree ...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with UTI with pain in the tip of the penis. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, Two months back, my doctor diagnosed me with UTI. I had symptoms such as frequent urge to urinate and pain in the penis while having intercourse. I was prescribed Orelox 200 mg, Canesten cream, Luliconazole and Mupirocin cream. It got better after that, but the pain has returned. Last...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This seems to be prostatitis. It can be caused by sexual contact mostly. And treatment is with long-term antibiotics and alpha-blockers. I suggest you consult a specialist and take the following medicines with his or her consent. Tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice dai...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with an enlarged prostate and a high urine retention rate. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, As I was doing medical examination, I discovered that I have enlarged prostate, and my urine retention rate is high. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern.The prostate gland can be enlarged in patients above 50 years of age and is treatable with medicines, but might need some tests like uroflowmetry and serum PSA (prostrate-specific antigen) test. I suggest you take Tablet ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the frequent urge to urinate?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a pain in the lower part of my stomach. I also have an urge to urinate but, feel that the urine is not coming through. It happened to me quite a few times now. Can you explain what is causing this and also suggest a medicine. I am on regular medications for thyroid, migraine, a...  Read Full »

Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This kind of a pain and an urge to urinate can happen due to the following possibilities: A renal stone coming down. A urinary infection. Prostate problems. Give me the following details: What is your age? Since how many days do you have this problem? Do you have any o...  Read Full »

Please shed light on medications being taken for follicular cystitis.

Query: Dear doctor, I am a 62 year old male. I get constant pain in my penis and get the feeling of my bladder bursting which I try to relieve by urinating, but when I attempt to urinate, I have to apply a lot of pressure to relieve a minimum of only 30 ml or less of urine. Therefore I am forced to sit on...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have a small capacity bladder with irritative and obstructive symptoms. You may require a uroflow to see if your prostate is obstructing or not. I assume that your IVP study is normal and urine AFB has been done on three consecutive days so that tuberculosis has be...  Read Full »

What should be done further for my father's urine infection?

Query: Hi doctor, My father has a urine infection since last 15 days. His creatinine is 4.8. The ultrasound report showed enlarged prostate and intact kidney size. He lost appetite since last one month. He is only taking a half glass of milk daily only. His fasting sugar was 113. He is a diabetes patient a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please relax and do not worry. Is your father on catheter? For how long creatinine is 4.8? Was it normal before a few days? Raise in creatinine can be because of two things. Either diabetes is causing kidney damage or prostate obstruction causing back pressure on the kid...  Read Full »

Kitchari Mono Diet

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a white coating on my tongue. Also, since my childhood, I have had a problem with frequent urination. I have a slightly enlarged prostate of 21.9 whereas less than 20 is normal. My skin has always been very dry. For about 1 or 2 years, I am losing hair and suffering from dan...  Read Full »

Dr. Santhosh M D

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your details and found that you are following certain kind of diet, which is not really beneficial in this condition. Instead of sticking with a mono-diet (ayurveda diet for detoxification) you can make the following practices. Only three times food in...  Read Full »

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