The prostate gland or the prostate is an organ of the male reproductive system. It is about the size of a walnut that is present near the bladder. This tiny gland produces fluid that is present in the semen that keeps the sperms alive and healthy. This is why the prostate gland is a very important gland, especially in a male’s reproductive years. 

Prostate Diseases 

  • BPH or Prostate enlargement is quite common in elderly males. As the name suggests, the prostate gland gets enlarged more than it's normal size and starts producing some symptoms such as heaviness in the abdomen, painful urination etc. 

  • Prostate Cancer is another disease of the prostate that can be quite debilitating if not treated well in time. The best prostate cancer treatment is the removal of the prostate gland. 

Prostatitis/ Inflammation of Prostate 

There are four types of prostatitis, including acute bacterial prostatitis chronic bacterial prostatitis chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS), also called chronic non-bacterial prostatitis asymptomatic sterile pyuria. In most patients, the cause of the inflammation is unknown. Bacterial prostatitis responds well to antibacterial drugs that concentrate in the prostate. CPPS  or Chronic Prostate Pelvic Disease that is simply known as Chronic Prostatitis is more difficult to manage. It is a common form of prostatitis and symptoms vary from one man to another.  Possible causes of CPPS include a past bacterial prostatitis infection, irritation from some chemicals, a problem with the nerves connecting the lower urinary tract, problems with pelvic floor muscles, sexual abuse, chronic anxiety problems etc. 

How the Diagnosis of Prostate Disease is made?

Some tests such as PSA (prostate-specific antigen) and digital examination is required to find out the position and size of the prostate gland. 

Prostate Disease Treatment in Delhi

Prostate diseases can be treated under the guidance of an experienced urologist near you. The most commonly performed treatment options for the prostate disease are - 
  • Medications - NSAIDs, Antibiotics etc provide relief from the infection in most cases of prostatitis.
  • Laser Prostatectomy HOLEP in which the excess tissue is removed and the pressure on the urinary bladder is relieved. 
  • Removal of Prostate Gland in cases of Prostate Cancer Treatment