Tag Archives: prostate enlargement

4 THINGS A CLINICIAN CAN DO IN A SINGLE PATIENT VISIT TO APPROPRIATELY EVALUATE THE PROSTATE HEALTH

Your doctor can evaluate your prostate health in a single visit by carrying out the following: 1) HISTORY TAKING: YOU WILL BE ASKED CERTAIN QUESTIONS WHICH WILL EXPOSE POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS OF PROSTATE PROBLEMS 2) EXAMINATION: DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION IS KEY- THE DOCTOR WILL INTRODUCE A GLOVED FINGER, WELL LUBRICATED,INTO YOUR RECTUM THROUGH THE ANUS TO […]

Prostate Enlargement

Benign prostate enlargement also called BPH is an Age-associated prostate gland enlargement that can cause urination difficulty. Call Doctor OBSERVATION: Very common OCCURENCE: More than 1.5 million cases per year (in Nigeria) TREATMENT: Treatable by a medical professional DIAGNOSIS: Requires a medical diagnosis SCIENTIST TEST: Lab tests or imaging often required BEWARE: Chronic can last […]