Disorders of prostate gland (Prostatitis (Assessments, common findings and…
Disorders of prostate gland
infection and inflammation of the prostate gland
bladder outlet obstruction (e.g., stone, tumor, BPH)
suppressed immune system
sexually transmitted diseases
Assessments, common findings and symptoms
low back pain
low abdominal pain
History of sclerotherapy for rectal prolapse
Tender, nodular, hot, boggy or normal feeling gland on digital rectal examination.
Suprapubic abdominal tenderness
Enlarged tender bladder due to urinary tension.
Personal hygiene must be encourage particularly hot sitz baths.
The patient must be instructed to complete the prescribed course of antibiotics treatment.
Proper nutrition and fluid intake must be encouraged
Food that have diuretic properties should be avoided.
To minimise discomfort the patient should be advised not to sit for long period
infection and inflammation of the prostate gland result in oedema which will exert pressure on the structure in and around the gland
Give sitz baths
massage prostate digital
Adminiter antibiotics and analgesics
benign prostatic hyperplasia/hypertrophy
Enlargement of the prostate gland with ageing
Enlarged prostate result in obstruction of the urethra and incomplete emptying of the bladder.
High blood pressure
Assessment findings and symptoms
hesitancy in micturition
need to strain
narrowing of the urethra