DiagnosisBenign Prostate Hyperplasia
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Diagnosis
The diagnosis of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) needs a detailed medical record.
When assessing the symptoms and their intensity, it is very useful to fill in a validated clinical questionnaire, such as the IPSS (which consists of 8 questions in total), which will help to establish the clinical situation as accurately as possible.
During the physical exam it is essential to perform a digital rectal examination, which will inform about the approximate size and consistency of the prostate, contributing to rule out other pathologies. In addition, this is accompanied by a blood test, urine analysis, urinary flow test and ultrasound of the urinary system.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Diagnosis:
- Specialized consultation in BPH.
- Validated clinical questionnaire.
- Urological ultrasound (performed by specialized radiologist).
- Urinary flow test.
- Blood and Urine test.