The prostate is a small gland located between the bladder and the penis, which commonly gets enlarged in older individuals. The symptoms associated with prostate enlargement are frequent urination, difficulty starting urine, and incomplete bladder emptying.
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Query: Hello doctor,My prostate is enlarged, and it used to irritation while urinating. But after the treatment for enlarged prostate, the irritation has come down. I have enclosed my entire medical records for your opinion. Is surgery required now? Will eating fish aggravate my condition? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, I have seen all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You had episodes of Urinary tract infection (UTI), which was fairly severe with WBC (white blood cell) count of 28,000. The ultrasound shows prostate to be 2.01 ounces. Prostate surgery does not depend on the size ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My father-in-law has prostate swelling. The doctor wants immediate surgery, but I want to wait and see. His PSA was 7.87 ng/mL, the blood and urine tests were normal. In the ultrasound, the weight of the prostate was 1.4 ounce. Is surgery drastic in this case? Can he use medicines and ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.What are his symptoms? Does he have a poor flow of urine? Does he have to strain? Was uroflowmetry test done to check for urine flow? Just for prostate enlargement, surgery is not required. Treatment is based on the above reports. Thanks. Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I have a problem of frequent urination, and I am diabetic. Please check the attached reports and give your valuable advice or opinion. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The ultrasound report (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows enlarge prostate. You have urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate. The pre-void volume is 300 mL, and post-void volume is 230 mL, which is more. Also, left kidney is small, and it might b... Read Full »