Problems with the prostate is one of the most common health conditions reported by Australian men.
Early medical attention is key in resolving most trouble with the prostate, but sadly, most men delay getting a health checkup.
If you are lead a busy lifestyle or are feeling uncomfortable getting a prostate checkup at a clinic, you can instead book with an online consultation with a GP via DoctorCAM.
Typical Symptoms of Prostate Problems
Here are the common symptoms that you have a prostate problem:
- Pain in your rectum, testicles, penis, or scrotum
- Blood in the urine
- Cloudy urine
- Pain during ejaculation
- Frequent urination
- Waking at night to urinate
- Difficulty in passing urine
The three primary conditions affecting the health of your prostate are:
- Prostate gland inflammation
- Prostate enlargement
- Prostate cancer
Don’t delay consulting a doctor if you experience any symptoms above.
Prevention Tips for Prostate Cancer
Here are some dietary and lifestyle measures you may follow to avoid prostate cancer:
- Maintain a healthy weight through proper diet and exercise
- Minimise red meat intake
- Minimise dairy products consumption
- Watch your calcium intake (don’t go beyond the recommended 1200 mg of calcium per day)
- Avoid foods rich in trans fat such as margarine
- Avoid smoking
- Drink moderately
Most importantly, you should seek medical treatment for stress, high cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes.
Treating these health conditions can save your life and help you reduce your risk for prostate cancer.
Online Treatment for Prostate Related Problems
Can you get online treatment for prostate problems?
Absolutely! Through DoctorCAM’s telehealth service, you can easily book an Australian Specialist GP for an online appointment.
Using your smartphone, laptop of any handheld device, you can schedule a video call with a doctor who is trained to provide online diagnosis.
In some cases, you will be advised to visit a clinic or a lab to confirm diagnosis, but this is only prescribed when necessary.
Your doctor can also send you a digital copy of prescription or medical certificate upon request through our platform.