You don’t have to endure a lower quality of life due to BPH symptoms.
All patients may not need treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). But if your symptoms are inconvenient, affecting your sense of well-being and quality of life, or are a health risk, you need to know your options for relief. Dr. Kenworthy will document your history of symptoms, conduct a thorough exam, and obtain any diagnostics necessary. He can then recommend a treatment approach based on the severity and type of your symptoms, your health status, and on your personal preferences.
Types of treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia1
Treatment options for benign prostatic hyperplasia can include:
- Lifestyle Changes like reducing liquid intake before sleeping, training to increase continence, avoiding alcohol and caffeine, monitoring certain medications, and more.
- Medication Therapy for symptomatic relief and to shrink the prostate or stop additional growth
- Minimally Invasive Procedures using ultrasound, thermotherapy, stents, and radiofrequency ablation
- Surgical Procedures like transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), laser surgery, open prostatectomy, and transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP)
While medication therapy is often the first-line of treatment for BPH, the relief it provides may be unsatisfactory or temporary. Medications can also produce undesirable side effects like dizziness, headaches and sexual dysfunction.
Surgical procedures to open a blocked urethra are usually effective to relieve symptoms, but they can also create permanent side effects such as urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction and retrograde ejaculation.
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