Depending on the size of the prostate gland, the severity of urinary symptoms, patientâ€™s age, and other related factors, the cost of the most common BPH procedures in India, i.e., TURP (Trans Urethral Resection of the Prostate) and HoLEP (Holmium Laser Resection of the Prostate) is as follows:
|TURP surgery||Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 1,00,000|
|HoLEP surgery||Rs. 1,00,000 to Rs. 1,50,000|
The given cost is an estimate of the entire treatment, including surgery, hospitalization, medicines, surgeon fees, etc.
BPH, or Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, is the enlargement of the prostate gland due to hormonal changes in men as they age. The prostate gland surrounds the urethra just below the urinary bladder. The enlargement of the prostate gland restricts the urethra and causes urinary symptoms like dysuria, weak urine stream, nocturia, erectile dysfunction, etc.
Book an appointment with the best urologists in India for a free consultation to get an estimate of the BPH treatment cost for you.
Prostate enlargement occurs naturally as men age. The two main growth periods of prostate enlargement are:
As BPH is a progressive condition, the symptoms worsen over time as the prostate gland increases in size. Depending on the severity of the symptoms and the prostate gland size, there are many different prostate surgeries available such as TUIP, TUMT, TURP, HoLEP, etc. However, out of these, TURP and HoLEP are the most common and effective prostate surgeries for the management of BPH.
Factors that affect the cost of BPH treatment are:
The tests required for BPH diagnosis and their costs are:
If the urologist suspects that you might have prostate cancer, you might have to undergo a prostate biopsy as well.
BPH treatment is covered by the following insurance companies:
The prostate gland increases in size throughout life due to hormonal changes. As such, the symptoms of BPH may recur a few years after the surgery. However, you can delay the recurrence by following a healthy and active lifestyle.
If you have a sedentary lifestyle or desk job, you can get back to work immediately after you are discharged from the hospital. However, if your job is physically taxing, you may need to wait at least 3-4 weeks before returning to work.
Though BPH is a benign condition, it is extremely detrimental to daily life. In severe cases, it can even lead to insomnia, stress, and anxiety in men. Though most people hesitate a lot before getting prostate surgery, it is actually the most effective treatment for BPH. It is a very short procedure that is completed within a couple of hours.
So instead of just managing the symptoms of BPH, treat them. Book an appointment with an expert urologist near you today.