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Prostate

The prostate gland is a male reproductive gland. It typically is about the size of a walnut and sits deep in the bladder.

We treat and manage the following prostate conditions:

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men. Most commonly, prostate cancer is detected by a blood test, known as PSA. Diagnostic confirmation involves biopsy of the prostate, which is performed in the office.

There are several management options for prostate cancer. This includes active surveillance, surgical removal of the prostate, thermal ablation, or radiation therapy.

Prostate Enlargement (BPH)

Throughout a male’s life, the prostate gland slowly continues to grow. In some men, the prostate’s growth pattern can push on the bladder neck and urethra. This can make it more difficult for urine to flow. This can lead to symptoms such as a weak urinary stream, feeling of incomplete bladder emptying, urinary frequency, and urgency.

Management options include medication therapy and if necessary surgery. Surgical treatment options include endoscopic resection of the prostate using a laser or electric resection device.

Prostatitis

Prostatitis is an infection or inflammation of the prostate than can cause pressure and pain in the pelvic area. It can also result in burning and frequency with urination. Bacterial prostatitis can lead to fever or sepsis if left untreated.