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Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
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What does frequent urination urge and blood in the urine mean in a male of 73 years.



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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
All the symptoms are suggestive of Enlarged Prostate

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query .

Frequent urination with urgency and blood in urine ( Hematuria) in a man at the age of 73 years are mostly due Enlarged Prostate.

Consult qualified Urologist for clinical and digital rectal examination and get following basic tests done to confirm the diagnosis.
1) Urine routine and culture.
2) Ultrasound scanning of abdomen and pelvis
3) Serum PSA.

You can start taking following medications
1) Antibiotic like Cefixime and Nitrofurantoin twice daily
2) Tomsulosin once daily
3) Darifenasin once daily

Further treatment will depend upon result of these tests and final diagnosis.

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions,I shall be happy to help you
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.

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