The prostate is a small, rubbery gland about the size of a ping-pong ball, located deep inside the groin, between
The base of the penis and the rectum. It is important for reproduction, because it supplies part of the seminal fluid.



A) Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms/Prostate problems

What are lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)?

LUTS (lower urinary tract symptoms) are symptoms related to problems with your lower urinary tract: your bladder, your prostate and your urethra.

LUTS are broadly grouped into symptoms to do with storing or passing urine. You might have symptoms linked mainly to one or the other, or a combination of both.


What are lower urinary tract symptoms?
  •  Hesitancy – a longer than usual wait for the stream of urine to begin
  •  Weak stream
  •  Straining to urinate
  •  Dribbling after urination has finished
  •  A stream that stops and starts
  •  Feeling an urgent need to urinate
  •  A short period of time between the urges to urinate
  •  Waking from sleep to pass urine two or more times a night
  •  A sudden, intense urge to urinate, followed by urinating without control.


B. Prostate Cancer

What is prostate cancer?
Prostate cancer is a condition that causes abnormal cells to develop within the prostate gland. These cells grow, divide and multiply, creating a tumor, and sometimes spread to other parts of the body.

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. And often, prostate cancer cells grow very slowly. They might not cause any problems or symptoms, or become life-threatening; the majority of men with low-grade prostate cancer live for many years without it spreading or becoming serious. Less commonly, the cancer cells grow quickly and can spread to other parts of the body. This type of high-grade prostate cancer can be fatal.


Being diagnosed with prostate cancer can be a confronting and upsetting experience, but there are treatment options. It can help to speak with health professionals and counselors, as well as family, partners and friends.

C. Prostatitis

Prostatitis is swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, Prostatitis often causes painful or difficult urination.


How common is prostatitis?

Prostatitis is not than uncommon and can happen at any age. We think that one in six men gets this condition at some stage in their lives.


What are the symptoms of prostatitis?

  • Dysuria (Painful urination)
  •  Urinary urgency
  • Perennial, scrotal, Lower back pain
  • Fever with chills

Types of Prostatitis:

Bacterial prostatitis:

Bacterial prostatitis is an infection caused by bacteria. Though, It’s to to diagnose and treat bacterial prostatitis,  it can become serious if not dealt with quickly. Acute (once-off) bacterial prostatitis is the least common form of prostatitis, but if the infection is not dealt with it can be life-threatening. Chronic bacterial prostatitis caused by an underlying problem in the prostate, such as prostate stones or an enlarged prostate (known as BPH), which attract bacteria. Chronic bacterial prostatitis a common cause of repeated urinary tract infections (UTIs),

Non-bacterial prostatitis:

Chronic nonbacterial prostatitis or chronic prostate pain syndrome is when the prostate is inflamed, but there isn’t any bacteria present. This form of prostatitis is difficult to diagnose and usually have waxing and waning symptoms, often made worse by stress.

What causes prostatitis?

The exact cause of prostatitis uncertain, simple urinary infections and sexually transmitted infections, may lead to prostatitis. To avoid recurrence of prostatitis, it’s important is to rule out anatomical abnormalities such as blockage at the outlet of the
bladder, bladder calculi, BPH.

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