BENIGN PROSTATE HYPERTROPHY:

Another most common and frequenty encountered problem in males after 40 to 50 years is the Enlargement of the prostate gland i.e., the Benign Prostate Hypertrophy(BPH).

Symptoms :

Men usually present with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

  • Increased frequency of Urination
  • Necessity to strain while passing Urine
  • Dribbling of urine at the end of Urination
  • Frequent Urination at nights
  • Recurrent Urine infections

Treatment :

Treatment can be either Medical/Surgical based on the Grade of enlargement of the prostate gland as well as the symptoms experienced by the individual.

Surgical treatment includes TURP (Transurethral Resection of the Prostate) i.e., resection /removal of the prostate gland using a transrectal approach.

PROSTATITIS :

Prostate gland is one of the important glands of male reproductive system and any kind of inflammation of this gland Acute or Chronic might be a contributing factor for infertility in males. To identify prostatitis as the possible cause of infertility is very important because it is a correctable cause and thus can be dealt with in a proper way so as to improve the chances of fertility. Chronic Prostatitis may lead to Chronic seminal vesiculitis/Chronic epididymitis which might lead to Orchitis even. So, identifying the inflammation at the right time and treating it properly does definitely add to the chances of increasing the fertility.