Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) or Prostate gland Enlargement
As a result of aging, the Prostate gland enlarges & compresses the urethra, resulting in obstructed flow of urine.
In many patients, the bladder is not emptying, as the enlarged prostate pushes the bladder base upward.
- Hesitancy – Difficulty starting urination
- Weak urine stream
- Intermittency – the stream that stops and starts
- Dribbling at the end of urination
- Incomplete emptying
- Ultrasonography (USG)
- Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) to rule out malignancy
Post TURP Status
Many patients suffer bladder neck stenosis, urethral stricture, or incontinence after TURP.
- Varying degree of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are seen
- Ascending urethrogram
Modern Urological treatment:
- Clean Intermittent Self Catheterization (CISC)
- Redo TURP
- Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)
- Urethral Dilatation
- Visual Internal Urethrotomy (VIU)
Ayurvedic Urological treatment:
- Oral medication