Enlarged Prostate

Types Of Enlarged Prostate

An enlarged prostate can be divided into two types, one is a blockage type, and the other one is a hyperplastic type. With the blockage type of an enlarged prostate, prostate cells are enlarged, but the number of cells do not increase because of the actual blockage, prostate congestion and swelling.The Hyperplastic type of an enlarged prostate means prostatic cells are enlarged and the number of cells increase mainly due to an age-related sex hormone imbalance, generally from 50 years of age, on. 

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How To Calculate The Volume and Weight of the Prostate

The volume of the prostate: the transverse diameter, the longitudinal diameter and the antero-posterior diameter of the prostate will be measured by ultrasound, the volume of the prostate is equal to 0.523 mutiplied by the product of the three diameters of the prostate. And the weight of the prostate equals the volume of the prostate mutiplied by 1.05.The normal prostate is less than 20ml in volume and less than 20 grams in weight.

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How To Estimated The Degree Of Enlarged Prostate

Using Digital Rectal Examination (DRE) to evaluate the size of the prostate and estimate the weight: 1) Degree I Enlargement: the estimated weight is 20 to 25 grams.2) Degree II Enlargement: the estimated weight is 20 to 50 grams.3) Degree III Enlargement: tthe estimated weight is 50 to 75 grams.4) Degree IV Enlargement:  the estimated weight is above 75 grams.

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Common Causes Of An Enlarged Prostate

There are many reasons that can cause an enlarged prostate, and here are some of the most common: Genitourinary infections, like prostatitis, seminal vesiculitis, urethritis, cystitis, verumontanitis can make the prostate tissue continuously congested,and result in prostate enlargement. Age-related enlarged prostates mostly result from a declining body function, imbalanced hormone levels from decreased production, decreased testicular and prostate secretion production, atrophying, degenerative changes of the gland and connective tissue hyperplasia in the prostate, all, can enlarge the prostate.

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Symptoms Of An Enlarged Prostate

The clinical symptoms of an enlarged prostate is mainly a urination disorder. The signs are as follows:1) Frequent and/or urgent urination: 2) Urination difficulty: 3) Incontinence: 4) Acute urinary retention: 5)  But for patients who have stones or a tumor, blood will be seen in the urine. 6) Late stage Symptoms: Azotemia caused by renal insufficiency, acidosis, high blood pressure, poor appetite, anemia and weight loss, heart failure, and cerebrovascular disease may occur.

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Examinations Of Enlarged Prostate

At our 3D Prostate Clinic, we use a full set of laboratory tests for the diagnosis of an enlarged prostate.1) Ultrasound:TransRectal Ultrasound (TRUS) is not only used to diagnose whether the prostate is enlarged or not, but also to observe intuitional pathological changes in the prostate. 2) Digital Rectal Examination (DRE). 3) Laboratory testing.4) A full set of lab testing to identify the causative pathogens. 5) Determination of residual urine. 6) Urodynamics. 7) Cystoscopy. 8) Prostate Specific Antogen (PSA).  

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3D Prostate Treatment Completely Cure Enlarged Prostate.

3D Treatment is a non-surgical method that is not harmful, has no side effects, no secondary consequences and cures the various types of an enlarged prostate completely. After the causative pathogens and pathogenic cells have been eradicated, and the blockages and toxic substances have been cleared, the enlarged prostate shrinks significantly and returns to normal, and the patient’s symptoms and body condition usually improve significantly overtime as the body heals itself. 

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Common Standard Treatment Of An Enlarged Prostate

The most common treatment of an enlarged prostate includes watchful waiting, 5α-reductase inhibitors, alpha blockers, surgery, or a comprehensive use of the above-mentioned treatments. How to choose the most suitable treatment depends on the degree of prostate enlargement, and the patient’s age, physical fitness, and their wishes which must be taken into account. These treatments may have serious side effects, such as erectile dysfunction and incontinence so the patient needs to find a balance between efficacy and life quality when they choose a treatment.

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Common Standard Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Common Standard Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).1) Medications:The two main medications for the management of BPH are alpha blockers and 5α-reductase inhibitors.2) Alternative medicine:Herbal remedies are a commonly sought-after treatment for BPH.3) Surgery: In general, TURP is still considered the gold standard of prostate intervention for patients who require a procedure. This involves removing (part of) the prostate through the urethra. However after this endscopic surgery the ejaculations are dry and the person becomes sterile.  Other side effects include erectile dysfunction, incontinence, damage, ulceration and more.

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