Laser Prostate Surgery in Delhi

What is BPH

BPH short for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is a condition in which the prostate gland is enlarged. The prostate is a gland that is situated between the penis and the urinary bladder and is right in front of the rectum. It is a gland that surrounds the urethra i.e. the tube that carries the urine from the bladder to the penis and out of the body. In the case of BPH the prostate gland enlarges which might block the urethra causing problems with urination.

What causes BPH

Enlargement of the Prostate gland is usually a common part of the aging process and is caused due to changes in cell growth and hormonal balance as one ages.

Symptoms

BPH may cause the following urinary problems:

  • Feeling a need to urinate frequently and urgently. This feeling might increase at night and cause disturbances in sleep.
  • Trouble urinating. Difficulty in starting the urine stream and also ending it. It might cause interrupted urination commonly known as dribbling.
  • Pain while urinating. You might feel an urge to push urine out which might cause pain.
  • Urine stream that is weak.
  • A feeling that the bladder is still full even if you have just urinated.

In few cases BPH may completely block the urethra making it extremely difficult to urinate. This condition is known as urinary retention or backed-up urine. The backed-up urine may further cause stones, bladder infections, urinary infection and also damage to kidney.

BPH does not causes erectile dysfunction or prostate cancer.

What is the treatment for BPH

Usually, enlarged prostate can be treated with medications itself. However, in many cases medications are not sufficient to get rid of the condition and easing the symptoms like pain while urination, frequent urge to urinate and dribbling. In such cases, there are surgical options that one might consider. One of the most commonly practised treatment for BPH is Laser prostate surgery in Delhi.

What is laser prostate surgery Delhi

When the prostate gland is enlarged to the extent that it starts causing urinary problems and difficulty in urination with little to no improvement with the help of medication then the doctors usually advice laser prostate surgery Delhi. It is done to relieve the person having BPH from symptoms caused by it.

During laser prostate surgery, a scope is inserted via the tip of the penis into the urethra until it reaches the area that is surrounded by prostate gland. A laser is then conveyed through the tube to the affected area. The laser energy is then used to kill off the prostate tissue or cut off certain part of the tissue, hence relieving the symptoms of enlarged prostate.

 

 

 

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