Prostate Diseases

Prostate Disease Treatment in Nashik

Anatomy of Prostate Gland:

The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system. It is located below the bladder, in front of the rectum. The function of the prostate is to produce semen which transports sperm.  

List of common prostate diseases:

  1. Prostatitis – inflammation, usually caused by bacteria
  2. Enlarged prostate or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) – It is a common problem in old people. It may cause dribbling after urination or a need to go often, especially at night
  3. Prostate cancer – Prostate is the most common type of cancer in men.

Prostate Diseases Treatment:

Many people suffer from prostate diseases. Prostate enlargement is a common problem which increases with age. Most of these people suffer from benign (non-malignant) enlargement called BPH but some men develop prostate cancer. It can be differentiated by physical examination and blood test (called the PSA or prostate specific antigen). BPH treatment consists of reassurance alone, medication or rarely and sometimes endoscopic surgery (called TURP).  Dr. Pravin is a specialist in providing treatment of BPH like TUR, TUEB.

Prostate cancer treatment depends on stage of cancer. In early stage of prostate cancer, radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy are the best choice while for advanced cancer, hormonal therapy forms the mainstay of treatment.

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