Diagnosis and tests for prostate

Diagnosis and tests for prostate

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  • Accurate diagnosis - the basis of effective treatment
    • What tests can tell?
    • When you need to survey?
  • Basic analyzes
    • general analysis of blood and urine
    • analysis of urethral secretions and prostate
    • computer and magnetic resonance tomography
  • Additional methods

Prostatitis - the most insidious disease with men clearly expressed, broad symptoms.Recognize it at an early stage without further diagnosis is almost impossible, so the tests are very important for prostatitis.They performed to accurately diagnose the disease, determine its stage and severity of the symptoms of inflammation.


On the basis of clinical examinations and selected the most suitable for health and effective way to treat the patient.What tests recommended to take the men with suspected prostate?What role they assign in the diagnosis and treatment of disease?

Accurate diagnosis - the basis of effective treatment

known that the more acc

urate the diagnosis, the easier it is to pick up the necessary medical treatment for the patient.Surveys prostate directly analyzes largely determine the drugs that will effect in each case.They also allow us to accurately determine the culprit, contributing to the development of inflammation of the prostate, and choose the right tactics treatment.

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What tests can I say?

Assays prostate analysis implies a complex clinical surveys conducted in order to determine the general body condition, presence of inflammation in it, the main microorganism that caused his stage tissue damage.

Clinical examination also give your doctor additional information about the general state of health of the patient, presence or absence of tumor viruses in the body, immune response to them.

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When you need to survey?

Complete clinical examination of the prostate gland is recommended to the appearance of symptoms such as:

  • easy difficulty urinating;
  • sexual dysfunction;
  • burning sensation in the urethra and perineum;
  • unpleasant sensation during defecation;
  • presence of floating threads in the urine;
  • frequent urination;
  • intermittent urination;
  • rapid ejaculation;
  • long nocturnal erections;
  • decreased potency;
  • fatigue;
  • mental depression, anxiety.

If even one of these symptoms you are concerned, it is necessary to address urgently to the urologist and pass a comprehensive examination on the prostate.

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Basic analyzes

General urine analysis What tests dealt with prostatitis?The main include urinalysis and blood, prostate secretion analysis, bacterial urine culture, a secret analysis of the urethra, PCR diagnostics, computer or magnetic resonance imaging.Additional analyzes include a blood test for PSA, semen analysis, transrectal sonography of the prostate and seminal vesicles, bladder ultrasound.

They are appointed if the pathogens in the prostate is not completely destroyed, if the treatment proved to be ineffective, if there is a suspicion on other diseases of the bladder and prostate, if developed abscesses.

Remember that palpation of the prostate is always reveals its inflammation in the early stages, so pass the doctor's tests should always be comforting, even when projections.

On the role of each individual analysis - in more detail.

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general analysis of blood and urine

complete blood count on a prostatitis is almost always carried out.It allows you to estimate the number of blood cells, detect the presence of blood parasites, hemoglobin level, to get a preliminary assessment of the overall condition of the patient.To analyze the venous blood is used.

Blood test Research is conducted in a special laboratory automatic analyzer.A blood test reveals the inflammation in the prostate, and other diseases associated with the urinary system.He is considered one of the most important ways to diagnose the causes obstruction of urinary flow as it allows with the utmost precision to determine the causes of stagnation in the urethra and urinary organs of the state.

General blood test to evaluate bakobsemenennost prostatitis urine to evaluate its transparency, color, organic and inorganic components, the presence of inclusions and prescribe appropriate treatment.

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analysis of the urethra and prostate secretion

analysis of the urethra and prostate secretion - microscopic examination of the fluid produced by bodies, which allows to identify inflammation, assess its severity.Material for analysis was obtained for prostate massage: pressing on the channel, the fluid for further studies applied to the glass.secret indicators Deviation said about the changes in the prostate gland.

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computer and magnetic resonance tomography

Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography - Technology, allowing for examination of the prostate without harming the body.They allow better study soft tissue, to determine how developed inflammation process to identify sealing and tissue deformation, stagnation and their causes.


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Additional methods

Additional assays for prostate inflammation include:

  1. transrectal sonography - a study that allows to give an exactevaluation of all sizes of the prostate, including the volume of malignant tumors.Tests for prostate adenoma and cancer diseases necessarily need to include this kind of research.
  2. blood test for PSA - detection in the blood men of substance produced by prostate cells.This analysis considered oncomarker prostate cancer.
  3. ultrasound of the bladder - a study that allows to evaluate the form of the body, the outer and inner contours of the contents of the bladder.

data analyzes at a prostatitis will not only reveal the stage and type of disease, but also to find the best ways and means of treating a patient.