Stan's Story 4 buttonProstate biopsy results were due from my  TURP operation  and I had an appointment with the urologist. The most important point of this was to get the results of the histology, that is, the testing of the tissue samples from the TURP. I had also been asked to have a psa test taken a week before the appointment.

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Urination problems illustrated by dripping tapWays to control your bladder are usually needed for those with BPH (enlarged prostate), or who have had a TURP or other prostate surgery. Although medications, and perhaps some supplements are helpful, specialist exercises are recommended. Read more …

Bob_tumtI have had an enlarged prostate (BPH) since my ‘ 40’s and am now 67. In attempts to solve my prostate problems, I ended up having both a TUMT (transurethral microwave therapy) and laser treatment (Green Light XPS laser). Read more …

Turp Surgery - Stan's Story (3)I have now had  TURP surgery.  And just to update those who are new to this, a TURP is a Transurethral Resection of the Prostate.  It is recognized as the gold standard for BPH (enlarged prostate). Read more …

For BPH Symptoms Consider UroliftBPH symptoms can now be relieved with a new and elegant treatment. IT has recently been approved by the FDA in the USA, by NICE in the UK and is also available in other countries. Read more …

Plasma Button offers Alternative Procedure for Enlarged Prostate

It’s just a reality of life that three out of four men who reach the age of 70 will have an enlarged prostate. If you are having a TURP, then here is a new option.

 

A prostate biopsyA prostate biopsy and transrectal ultrasound was offered a couple of months ago. This was no small matter.  I was told I would be under anesthetic and it would be a comprehensive 24 point biopsy.  The thinking  was that because I had had so many previous biopsies, they wanted to make as sure as they could that there was no lurking cancer.

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Millions of men worldwide have prostate biopsies to evaluate discover if the prostate gland is cancerous. Most turn out to be negative, but some men are still left with infections, some of which are resistant to antibiotics.

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Tomatoes and garlic protect male health

Anthocyanin, extracted from black beans, is effective in treating enlarged prostates. According to a paper by Kim Sae-ung, a professor of urology at Seoul …
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