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Urology: twitching, dick, love
Urology: twitching, dick, love

Urology: Ultrasound, pyronies disease, baylor college of medicine
Urology: Ultrasound, pyronies disease, baylor college of medicine, larry i lipshultz md

Urology: Uncontrollable/frequent urination and difficulty ejaculating, goldstein
Urology: Uncontrollable/frequent urination and difficulty ejaculating, goldstein

Urology: Undescended testicles in Adult males, undescended testicle, testicular cancer
Urology: Undescended testicles in Adult males, undescended testicle, testicular cancer, married life

Urology: Undiagnosed Pain, scar tissue, appendicitis
Urology: Undiagnosed Pain, scar tissue, appendicitis, groin

Urology: Unexplained urinary frequency, sciatica pain, prostate exam
Urology: Unexplained urinary frequency, sciatica pain, prostate exam, advil

Urology: Urethral Irritation
Urology: Urethral Irritation

Urology: Urethral lesion and dull ache in pelvis, cancer cell, lesion
Urology: Urethral lesion and dull ache in pelvis, cancer cell, lesion, biopsy

Urology: Urethral, cytoscopy, scar tissue
Urology: Urethral, cytoscopy, scar tissue, day surgery

Urology: Urethraplasty done. Questions., genetic predisposition, laundry list
Urology: Urethraplasty done. Questions., genetic predisposition, laundry list, urethroplasty

Urology: Urination after ejaculation?, glans, due respect
Urology: Urination after ejaculation?, glans, due respect, penis

Urology: Urine dripping after urinating, toilet paper, dampness
Urology: Urine dripping after urinating, toilet paper, dampness, urinating

Urology: Urine dripping after urinating, logical explanation, urinating
Urology: Urine dripping after urinating, logical explanation, urinating, goldstein

Urology: Urine sediment, ginger tea, silt
Urology: Urine sediment, ginger tea, silt, ginger

Urology: Urology Case History. plz help me, batra hospital delhi, artificial sphincter
Urology: Urology Case History. plz help me, batra hospital delhi, artificial sphincter, penile prosthesis

Urology: uncomfortable back pain and foamy urine, foamy urine, lower back pain
Urology: uncomfortable back pain and foamy urine, foamy urine, lower back pain, kidney disease

Urology: urinary wall thickeness, doctor tomorrow, explanations
Urology: urinary wall thickeness, doctor tomorrow, explanations

Urology: Why does my urine smell?, kidney infection, kidney stone
Urology: Why does my urine smell?, kidney infection, kidney stone, urin

Urology: urine, black coffee, creamer
Urology: urine, black coffee, creamer, raw beets

Urology: Variceole inside scrotum, swollen legs, phlebitis
Urology: Variceole inside scrotum, swollen legs, phlebitis, normal flow

Urology: Varicocele, new york prebyterian hospital, test levels
Urology: Varicocele, new york prebyterian hospital, test levels, goldstein

Urology: Vas deferens lump, bump
Urology: Vas deferens lump, bump

Urology: Vein attached to top left testicle, varicocele, wikipedia
Urology: Vein attached to top left testicle, varicocele, wikipedia

Urology: Venous Leak and Treatment Options, good health, penile implant
Urology: Venous Leak and Treatment Options, good health, penile implant, cialis levitra

Urology: Viagra priapism?, erect penis, psychological condition
Urology: Viagra priapism?, erect penis, psychological condition, exact same thing

Urology: Vibrating Senastion in Penis, sensation, different things
Urology: Vibrating Senastion in Penis, sensation, different things, root chakra

Urology: varicocele plzz help, fertility problem, sperm counts
Urology: varicocele plzz help, fertility problem, sperm counts, many men

Urology: vas deferens swelling, cold flu symptoms, testicle
Urology: vas deferens swelling, cold flu symptoms, testicle, groin

Urology: voiding problems, bladder neck obstruction, urodynamic test
Urology: voiding problems, bladder neck obstruction, urodynamic test, cystoscopy

Urology: Washing the genital area.
Urology: Washing the genital area.

Urology: Watery semen and...
Urology: Watery semen and...

Urology: Do I have a weak prostate?, testicals, heavy petting
Urology: Do I have a weak prostate?, testicals, heavy petting, pubic bone

Urology: Yeast infection, blood glucose level, systemic yeast infection
Urology: Yeast infection, blood glucose level, systemic yeast infection, male yeast infection

Urology: Yellow Semen, dumb head, sperm
Urology: Yellow Semen, dumb head, sperm, neon yellow

Urology: failure to ejaculate, physical mechanism, old boyfriend
physical mechanism, old boyfriend, prostatitis: Martha: We d need to know more information. For example, has he always had this problem or is it something new? The fact that he occasionally does have ejaculation suggests that the physical mechanism may not be too badly damaged. SSRI medications are...

Urology: Do not feel orgasm, male hormone levels, low libido
male hormone levels, low libido, sex therapist: Low libido is usually due to depression or low testosterone (male hormone) levels. The male hormone can be easily measured by a blood test. If normal, then your problem is not hormone related. Lack of orgasm is much tougher. There is no specific therapy...

Urology: No feeling during sexual intercourse, sexual intercourse, temperature sensors
sexual intercourse, temperature sensors, family physician: Adrian: It s not that simple. Sensation, such as a part of the body being touched, is sensation. We have pain and temperature sensors in the skin but no pleasure sensors. Therefore, if the standard sensations in the skin are normal but there is a lack...

Urology: No feeling in half of penis, anatomy and physiology, sensory nerves
anatomy and physiology, sensory nerves, jelquing: Bill, I do not believe that jelquing has been reported to do any permanent damage to the penis. I would, therefore, expect the abnormal bulging to gradually return to norma also. l However, if one has noted a complication from this technique (as you have)...

Urology: feeling in penis, month and a half, urologist
month and a half, urologist, taking the time: Chances are what you are feeling is referred discomfort from the prostate which would suggest prostatitis. It is quite uncommon for there to actually be any real obstruction in the penis. See if you can get an appointment with a urologist sooner than 6 weeks...

Urology: not much feeling, cold sensation, nerve damage
cold sensation, nerve damage, attention problem: It s unlikely that at 26 without a history of major trauma that there is anything seriously wrong causing the cold sensation. Blood flow problems and nerve damage would also be unlikely. With your history of anxiety and use of SSRI s it s likely that this...

Urology: fertility, male infertility, manual labour
male infertility, manual labour, vitamins and supplements: In general, beyond 10 years after a vasectomy, the pregnancy results are so poor that we generally discourage people from considered a reversal. The chances of a succesful pregnancy 20 years after a vasectomy are extremely low. The healthy lifestyle really...

Urology: few more questions, anxiety level, testosterone level
anxiety level, testosterone level, high anxiety: Aryan: Your testosterone level was normal at 477. It s unlikely to change substantially. Your symptoms suggest back problems, rectal problems or possibly prostatitis. It s impossible to make an accurate diagnosis from a limited verbal description alone....

Urology: finding the damages of priapism, sleep aid medication, duplex ultrasound
sleep aid medication, duplex ultrasound, two occasions: Gary: Let me ask you this first. Since there s essentially no treatment for anything you might find, why bother? To answer your question, there are no good tests specifically for cavernosal tissue damage and no specific remedies. If you ve had a duplex...

Urology: firmness of my erections, urethral suppository, blood flow through the body
urethral suppository, blood flow through the body, doppler ultrasound: You mention hormone injections but you didn t indicate if your hormone level was normal before the shots. You ve indicated that the blood flow through the body was checked, but not how. We usually check blood flow through the penis using a Doppler ultrasound...

Urology: flexed too hard, permanent damage?, kegel exercise, pelvic discomfort
kegel exercise, pelvic discomfort, nocturnal emission: I m afraid I can t really understand exactly what you were doing, but the bottom line is if you have decreased sensation after some kind of trauma, then you may have injured the nerve. And nerve injuries take a long time to heal if ever. However, I just...

Urology: foamy urine, types of kidney disease, foamy urine
types of kidney disease, foamy urine, excess protein: Bill: Foamy urine has nothing to do with your current medications. It s most often due to the muco-proteins from fish-meat-chicken in the diet. Sometimes, it s due to excess protein in the urine as in certain types of kidney disease. If this is persistent...

Urology: foamy urine, seminal vesicles, uti symptoms
seminal vesicles, uti symptoms, foamy urine: Gary, although foamy urine often indicates proteinuria, there can be other causes. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and retrograde ejaculation are 2 that come to mind. With your recent urinary symptoms and back pain, a UTI is most likely. In men, the most...

Urology: followup Question of prostatitis, anti oxidants, leslie md
anti oxidants, leslie md, herbal extracts: Cefixime is not considered an effective agent for prostatitis as it doesn t penetrate the prostate effectively. Bactrim, Vibramycin, Cipro or Levaquin would usually be preferred. Often we will also use alpha blockers like Flomax to help. Sitting in warm...

Urology: foreign? substance in my ejaculate, colored beads, globs
colored beads, globs, ejaculate: Many times clumps will appear in the semen. These are usually mucus and protein globs which are normal. The blood is not normal, but usually harmless. These vary according to frequency of sexual activity, hydration status, medications, etc. You should...

Urology: foreskin and masturbation, wet dreams, foreskin
wet dreams, foreskin, psychological factors: The foreskin may be a little tight. You should have it checked. Primary anorgasmia (lack of orgasm) is not a common problem and is particularly rare in young men. It s thought to be primarily due to psychological factors but may also be a side effect...

Urology: foreskin in penis, sexual intercourse, phimosis
sexual intercourse, phimosis, circumcision: The condition is known as phimosis and usually requires a circumcision. It is often associated with diabetes so I would suggest you be checked for this. Unfortunately, this close to your wedding day, a circumcision would not have sufficient time to heal...

Urology: foreskin question and scrotum question, cremasteric, extreme pain
cremasteric, extreme pain, penis head: You don t want the foreskin to stay retracted because it can get injured or bumped and swell. Such swelling would then strangle the head of the penis not to mention EXTREME PAIN! A circumcision would give you what you want. We don t recommend ball stretching...

Urology: foreskin, foreskin retraction, blood test for diabetes
foreskin retraction, blood test for diabetes, dorsal slit: Marie, a tight foreskin is called phimosis. It is usually due to chronic inflammation or infection under the foreskin from improper cleaning. Repeated trauma to the skin (such as from over stretching) can also be a factor. As the condition is more...

Urology: forskin and urine, coronal sulcus, local anesthesia
coronal sulcus, local anesthesia, extra skin: Marc, as long as the groove behind the penis (coronal sulcus) is well developed and free of adhesions and you are able to retract the residual redundant foreskin allowing you to clean the penis adequately, there is no medical medical reason to reoperate. ...

Urology: frank blood in urine, bladder tumor, foley catheter
bladder tumor, foley catheter, cystoscope: I do not know the reason for his bleeding. This should have been investigated when the bleeding first occured one year ago. It s probably from the prostate, but it could also be a bladder tumor, prostate cancer or a kidney lesion. We usually do x-rays to...

Urology: free testosterone level -low normal, fsh lh, testosterone supplementation
fsh lh, testosterone supplementation, prolactin levels: RJ: More than one reading may be necessary to determine the problem. What is your total testosterone, PSA, FSH, LH and prolactin levels? Most likely more testing will be needed to determine whether or not you really have a low testosterone. The urologist...

Urology: freen line on the penis, median raphe, anatomic location
median raphe, anatomic location, bottom surface: Tom, I was reviewing my questions from yesterday and came across yours. I unintentionally apparently checked that that it was beyond my expertise, which it is not, so I shall try to provide an answer. I think what you are describing is called the medium...

Urology: my freind has question for male harmone treatment, testosterone injections, testosterone levels
testosterone injections, testosterone levels, liver damage: There are no drugs that can safely increase testosterone levels. Oral testosterone is not recommended because it causes liver damage. Other options include testosterone injections, creams, gels and patches. All of these require a prescription and are considered...

Urology: frenulum, sexual intercourse, scar tissue
sexual intercourse, scar tissue, continuous pressure: Jauncy, frenular tears are quite common. They can indeed bleed quite readily but usually respond to continuous pressure for 5-10 minutes. Healing occurs on its own so there is no need to see a doctor at present. As with any injury, they heal via the formation...

Urology: frequent nocturnal erections, nocturnal erections, codeine phosphate
nocturnal erections, codeine phosphate, oral meds: Nocturnal tumescence is normal. I suspect you are waking up for other reasons because nocturnal erections do not cause wakefulness or normally wake men from sleep. Treatment for excessive nocturnal erections would be difficult as oral meds would need...

Urology: frequent & persisting nocturnal erections, nocturnal erections, long lasting erections
nocturnal erections, long lasting erections, lower abdomen: There is not relationship between high blood pressure and nocturnal erection. Again nocturnal erection are totally normal. Nevertheless if they are bothering you, you may considering visiting your doctor to check some rare medical problems that may cause long...

Urology: frequent urination, radical prostectomy, frequent urination
radical prostectomy, frequent urination, overactive bladder: Jeff: The problem could be scar tissue, overactive bladder, urinary tract infection or overflow. I suspect that the most likely would be scar tissue blocking the outlet which leads to incomplete emptying and urinary frequency. Check with your urologist...

Urology: frequent urination, kidney function test, pain during urination
kidney function test, pain during urination, frequent urination: Khalid: Most likely you either have prostatitis, a urinary infection or an overactive bladder. All are treatable. Try avoiding caffeine which increases urinary frequency. You might need a medication like Detrol to help calm the bladder. I suggest you...

Urology: frequent urination, overactive bladder, frequent urination
overactive bladder, frequent urination, ureteral stone: Brett: You should consult a urologist. Prostatitis, a distal ureteral stone or a urinary infection would be the most likely causes of increased urinary frequency in your age group. Overactive bladder is possible, but only after the other problems have...

Urology: BPH vs.Prostatitis, bladder diseases, fluid consumption
bladder diseases, fluid consumption, bladder stones: Jeff, both prostatitis and BPH can give similar symptoms (such as frequency) as they affect the same gland. However, prostatitis symptoms alone are flared by sexual activity. Also, your long history of symptoms in a relatively young man (42) would fit more...

Urology: frequent urination/ sometimes slight burning, sexual side effects, lower abdomen
sexual side effects, lower abdomen, frequent urination: Ronald, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: frequent urination/ sometimes slight burning, benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostate inflamation
benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostate inflamation, frequent urination: Ronald, as mentioned in my initial note, prostatitis may be just one episode, recurrent episodes or chronic. In addition, there are various types of prostatitis that are outlined in my consultation. Regardless of the type of prostatitis, it is very important...

Urology: frequent urination/ sometimes slight burning, sexual side effects, sitz baths
sexual side effects, sitz baths, abdominal cat scan: It is unlikely that you have an STD or a UTI. Yes, things like this happen all the time. You may need to get a second urology opinion. Or you can try some of the less conventional treatments for prostatitis such as hot sitz baths, avoiding caffeine, smoking,...

Urology: frequent urination & testicle hernia, overactive bladder, ultasound
overactive bladder, ultasound, urispas: I agree with your urologist except that Urispas would not be my first or even second choice for a bladder relaxing medication. A sperm count would be reasonable before considering any surgery unless the varicocele bothers you in some other way. I still recommend...

Urology: frequent urination, bladder diseases, urodynamic studies
bladder diseases, urodynamic studies, fluid consumption: Christina, there are many causes for urinary frequency. The common ones include diabetes, urinary tract infections, excessive fluid consumption (especially coffee, tea and beer which produce an additive diuretic effect), prostate conditions in men (ie benign...

Urology: frequent and weak urination, urinary infection, urine flow
urinary infection, urine flow, prostate problems: You are to young to be at risk for prostate problems. It is important to clarify the cause of the urinary infection because again at your age it is very unusual. We see some cases of urinary infection in youngster when there is an anatomical problem like...

Urology: frequently urinating, soaps and detergents, bladder diseases
soaps and detergents, bladder diseases, urodynamic studies: Shama, the number of times a person urinates daily is affected by many factors such as fluid intake, type of drinks (ie coffee, tea, and beer make one void more than an equal amount of water), anxiety, etc. Urinating 8 times a day is not unusual but if it...

Urology: full bladder/erections, nerve pathways, nerve impulses
nerve pathways, nerve impulses, full bladder: Robin, the distended bladder stimulates sensory nerves in the wall of the bladder. The nerve pathways then go up the spinal cord to the brain stimulating the erectile center. A full bladder can also put pressure on the adjacent prostate gland. The prostate...

Urology: no full erections, duplex ultrasound, general medicine
duplex ultrasound, general medicine, yohimbine: A normal test would suggest that psychological or anxiety related issues are most likely playing a significant role in your problem. If abnormal, then a physical problem is more likely. The test is not that expensive. What the urologist may mean is that...

Urology: Generic Viagra, generic viagra, patent law
generic viagra, patent law, patient support: There is no generic legal Viagra. It is still covered under copyright and patent law by Pfizer. If you are unable to afford it, you can cut the pills in half as you are doing. Another option is to contact Pfizer as they have a patient support center. If...

Urology: Glans nerve.., glans penis, loss of sensation
glans penis, loss of sensation, health problems: In general, the glans penis will heal about the same amount of time as the rest of you. It depends what damage you may have done and what symptoms you still have. The hardest to predict would be damage involving the nerves such as loss of sensation which...

Urology: Glans went numb.., vitamin b 6, unfortunate circumstance
vitamin b 6, unfortunate circumstance, personal advice: You re not the first and I m sure you won t be the last person to post this question here. Yes, pulling and tugging on the penis can damage some of the nerves and possibly result in numbness. This will usually get better with rest, but there is no guarantee...

Urology: Glans problem, painless ulcer, left hand side
painless ulcer, left hand side, serology: I believe it is an ulcer. Any ulcer in penis should be checked to exclude STD, the major one been syphilis. Syphilis debut as a painless ulcer and them it may disappear or persist if it is co-infected with other bacteria. My advice go to your GP to have a...

Urology: Gonorrhea uncured, antibiotic sensitivity testing, urinary canal
antibiotic sensitivity testing, urinary canal, amoxicillina: Kevin, even with bacterial prostatitis, it is important to take the medication for the proper period of time and to simultaneously eliminate all the other factors that could irritate the prostate. A short course of antibiotics alone usually does not cure...

Urology: GRANDFATHER WITH PROSTATE PROBLEMS, prostate growth, alpha blockers
prostate growth, alpha blockers, avodart: Teresa, Much depends upon what route you wish to travel. The best drug would probably be Avodart, assume that is the US name for it, I am in the UK. This will shrink the gland pretty quickly beginning over weeks rather than months with Proscar. There...

Urology: Green urine, etc., drug ingestion, green urine
drug ingestion, green urine, blue dye: Unusual color in the urine usually means some type of medication was ingested. Urised, for example, is a medication that contains Methylene Blue dye. This causes the urine to become greenish in color. Of course, this may or may not be the cause in your...

Urology: Groin pain, Epididimitis, excessive ejaculations, seminal vesicles, groin pain
seminal vesicles, groin pain, excessive masturbation: Andy, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: Groin pain after Hernial operation., groin hernia, groin pain
groin hernia, groin pain, ilioinguinal: James, I think it is highly unlikely that an injury to the vas would cause this type of pain. After all, we do vasectomies all the time in the office and patients are generally able to resume work in 24 hours and full activity in 7-10 days. My experience...

Urology: Groin pain and some swelling in the penis., groin region, pain in the groin
groin region, pain in the groin, groin pain: Nick, My expertise such as it is is in regard to the Prostate gland. You need a diagnosis from a medic. The two symptoms you mention do not necessarily sound like prostatitis, but the only way to find out what the problem is .... is a check up. Have...

Urology: Groin pain, groin pain, groin area
groin pain, groin area, shape health: The question is what is it due to. The most likely suspects are hernia and groin pull. The real experts on detecting hernias are the general surgeons. Might not be a bad idea to see one. Another possibility is prostatitis but this is less likely. It doesn...

Urology: Gross Hematuria, ct urogram, gross hematuria
ct urogram, gross hematuria, blood in the semen: Nope. You ve had all the necessary and appropriate tests. What isn t always clear is that the purpose of the testing is not to find out what s causing the blood, but to make sure there isn t a cancer, tumor or mass present in the urinary system. It might...

Urology: Growth on Prostate, needle in a haystack, psa test
needle in a haystack, psa test, check ups: John, Biopsies are normally only suggested following a digital rectal check and a blood test, a PSA. Usually it is the PSA which alerts, if that is the correct word, that in his opinion a bio is required. A high PSA reading could mean the presence...

Urology: GVAX Clinical Trials - Advanced Prostate Cancer, cancer background, psa tests
cancer background, psa tests, doubling time: Staford, Fist of allI need to ask some questions that may sound like I don t trust you caregiver. (Doctors) First of all if the Bone scan was negative you should not have been told you had bone mets. seconly: The lypgh nodes would have had to be tested...

Urology: general health, chronic dry cough, chronic cough
chronic dry cough, chronic cough, micturation: Dretsh: You obviously need to see a physician to get these problems sorted out. It s impossible to say which may be connected. The vessels on the back of the penis are generally considered normal. The discomfort on your left side could be due to constipation...

Urology: general urologic symptoms, clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream, betamethasone dipropionate cream
clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate cream, betamethasone dipropionate cream, testicular ultrasound: It s difficult to come up with a diagnosis based exclusively on vague, intermittent symptoms and all normal examinations. Prostatitis is a possibility. For this treatment, a course of antibiotics of 6-8 weeks is typically needed. Hot sitz baths and avoidance...

Urology: genital shrinkage, external vacuum device, topical steroids
external vacuum device, topical steroids, scar tissue: It may be theoretically possible for the trauma you described to cause some scar tissue which could result in some apparent shrinkage, but realistically this is not likely. The mass of the penis is not subject to loss or shrinkage due to pressure. There...

Urology: My glan does not full up when I have a erection, glan, glans
glan, glans, erection: Brandon: Sure. The head or glans is not supposed to get hard although a slight increase in fullness is common. The idea is that the head is trying to enter the and a really hard head would make it more difficult. Your situation is perfectly...

Urology: god help me, vitamin b 6, topical anesthetics
vitamin b 6, topical anesthetics, urised: This is tough because the urodynamics studies do not agree with your symptoms and nothing is as hard to treat as a sensation. You could have a urethritis or prostatitis. I would probably try something like Vibramycin based on the fact that it might help...

Urology: god help me, lower abdomen, wind and the rain
lower abdomen, wind and the rain, urinary stream: Joe, as I mentioned in my initial consultation, there are several types of prostatitis. With prostatitis, the prostate often will feel normal on examination and the urinalysis can be normal as well. I still believe you have prostatitis. You should be given...

Urology: groin pain and stomach pain are they related?, groin pain, pain in the groin
groin pain, pain in the groin, stomach ache: Kurt, you failed to relate why the epididymectomy was done which may be important to your present symptoms. What were your symptoms and what treatments were tried prior to surgery? Was there any history of injury? What treatments have been tried so far...

Urology: Hard Flaccid state, prolonged erection, uroligist
prolonged erection, uroligist, flaccid size: It s possible there could be some additional scar tissue or loss of elastic tissue inside the penis, but there is no easy way to tell and no specific treatment. Avoid additional episodes of prolonged erections. Otherwise, I d just suggest using it normally...

Urology: Hard flaccid Penis - Priapism?, priapism, glans
priapism, glans, urologist: Well, this is what sometimes happens when you use these drugs incorrectly. I can t say if any damage is permanent or not but it s possible you may have injured the delicates structures inside the penis. Your current situation is not priapism from what you...

Urology: Hard flaccid penis, ultrasound scan, penis injury
ultrasound scan, penis injury, flaccid state: I m sorry that I can t offer much help with this problem. There is no specific remedy for a penis injury, especially when you ve already been checked by a urologist and had the penis tested by ultrasound. And injuries do not typically cause intermittent...

Urology: Hard-ish lump in penis shaft., sebaceous cyst, general physicians
sebaceous cyst, general physicians, penis problems: First, only a urologist can give you a DEFINTIVE opinion on a lump in the penis. General physicians just don t have enough experience or expertise in penis problems to be absolutely sure. If could be a sebaceous cyst or fibrous tissue. If so, then it can...

Urology: Hard Lump under the skin on the penic, exact diagnosis, lump under the skin
exact diagnosis, lump under the skin, sweat gland: Alex, it is very difficult to make an exact diagnosis without the opportunity to do a physical examination. What you are describing most like repesents an infection either in a sebaceous gland (a special type of sweat gland that are numerous in the genital...

Urology: Hard Penile tissue in flaccid state., flaccid penis, visible increase
flaccid penis, visible increase, peyronies: Sorry, but I have no idea what could be causing the problem you describe. There is normally nothing hard in the penis except during an erection. Pain would also be abnormal. Other than an ultrasound, it s very difficult to examine or diagnose a problem...

Urology: Hard ridge/ cartilage?, sebaceous cyst, apparent injury
sebaceous cyst, apparent injury, definitive answer: I doubt it s cartilage which does not generally develop in the penis. However, I can t tell exactly what it is without an examination. A sebaceous cyst is the most likely diagnosis although a thrombosed vein is also possible. I suggest you see a urologist...

Urology: Hard rubbing of penis led to bleeding from the penis skin causing pain during urniation?, tight foreskin, scar tissue
tight foreskin, scar tissue, frenulum: A, on the underside of the head (glans) penis in the midline, there is a band of tissue called the frenulum which contains blood vessels. It is very similar to the frenulum in the midline of the upper and lower lips. I suspect that you tore the frenulum...

Urology: Hard Vein Ring Just Below Head?, arteries and veins, sex with my girlfriend
arteries and veins, sex with my girlfriend, tumor cells: Drew, what you are describing probably represents a thrombosis (clot) of a penile lymphatic vessel. Lymphatics are tissue vessels that are present all over the body connecting lymph nodes. It is a distinctly separate system from blood vessels (arteries...

Urology: Hardness, testosterone levels, hardness level
testosterone levels, hardness level, erection: Kev: Probably nothing is going on except you re getting older. Problems like diabetes and arterial hardening gradually get worse over time and begin to affect things like erections. Also, testosterone levels start to drop after age 25 or so and this can...

Urology: HCG vs. TRT, low testosterone levels, testosterone supplementation
low testosterone levels, testosterone supplementation, secondary hypogonadism: Testosterone supplementation will reduce sperm count, sperm production and overall fertility. HCG may or may not help in this circumstance depending on the underlying cause of the low testosterone. In many cases, just stopping the extra testosterone will...

Urology: HCTZ as stone preventative, acid secretion, blood pressure medicine
acid secretion, blood pressure medicine, dietary measures: JB: To determine the underlying chemical promotors of urinary stones, a 24 hour urine collection is sent for testing to a laboratory. The 24 hour volume as well as the total amounts of calcium, uric acid, oxalate, sodium, magnesium, citrate and phosphate...

Urology: HELP PLEASE, ultrasound test, t grip
ultrasound test, t grip, trental: Most likely the urologist will take a complete history and do a physical examination. Sometimes an ultrasound test of the penis is done to check blood flow. Decreased blood flow to the corpora spongiosum could account for your problem. This may or may not...

Urology: HELP!, tight foreskin, dorsal slit
tight foreskin, dorsal slit, blood test for diabetes: Dan, a tight foreskin is called phimosis.  A male may be born with the condition or it can be acquired, usually from chronic infection (bacterial or fungal) under the foreskin from improper cleaning. Repeated trauma to the skin during sexual activity can...

Urology: Hello sir, sir i wana ask..., exogenous hormones, male hormones
exogenous hormones, male hormones, thick blood: We rarely remove both testicles because of a cancer issue. If so, then testosterone replacement is usually needed except in prostate cancer when it cannot be used. Possible side effects include hot flashes, polycythemia (thick blood), mood swings, osteoporosis,...

Urology: Help, male genitalia, skin problem
male genitalia, skin problem, definitive answer: Angie: Obviously, there is some problem with the skin at this point. It could be a simple infection or a skin problem of another kind. A dermatologist or urologist should examine him for a definitive answer and treatment. (I usually prefer to recommend...

Urology: Help?, herpes 1, hydrocortizone cream
herpes 1, hydrocortizone cream, std clinic: Tom, your questions are extremely long and complicated and there is no way I can give you a full answer in this type of forum. I am also limited by the inability to do a physical examination and take a complete history. However, I shall try to shed some...

Urology: Help me, pelvic floor muscles, penis penis
pelvic floor muscles, penis penis, skin discomfort: Ryan, as you might imagine, for this type of problem it is not possible for me to make an exact diagnosis over the internet because of the inability to do a physical examination. This is especially true of your skin problems as it requires seeing them to...

Urology: Help please, tight dresses, little flow
tight dresses, little flow, erection problems: The penis is formed by erectile chambers, meaning these chambers are able to accommodate large amount of blood in seconds when they dilate. If you squeeze these chamber they are going to have little flow and small size. I don t see any symptom of ED in your...

Urology: Help!!!!, kegel exercises, bulbous urethra
kegel exercises, bulbous urethra, sphincter muscle: There is always a little urine left in the bulbous urethra after voiding. The best way to empty this is to press behind the scrotum but in front of the anus and gently press the extra fluid out. You can also try Kegel exercises where you squeeze the anus...

Urology: Hematuria, diovan hct, microscopic hematuria
diovan hct, microscopic hematuria, initial diagnosis: Martin, although you have been properly evaluated, it is possible to miss a small lesion of the upper urinary tract (kidneys, renal pelvis and ureters) with an MRI or CT scan. If you have recurrent total hematuria (throughout the stream), it would be worthwhile...

Urology: Hematuria, uric acid crystals, red blood cells
uric acid crystals, red blood cells, microscopic hematuria: Naseemahmadg, there are many possible causes for blood in the urine (hematuria). The origin of the bleeding can come from the upper (kidneys or ureters) or lower (bladder, prostate, urethra) urinary tract. Blood seen only under the microscope (microscopic...

Urology: Herbal Supplements, vacuum erection devices, coronary artery disease
vacuum erection devices, coronary artery disease, hardening of the arteries: Anonymous, you are seeking a simple solution to a complex problem and none exists. There are many causes for erectile dysfunction (ED). The most common diseases associated with this disorder are vascular conditions (ie atherosclesosis – “hardening of the...

Urology: Hereditary affecting sexual health?, low testosterone level, long term memory
low testosterone level, long term memory, short and long term memory: Heredity and hormone levels generally determine male genital size. Parents drug abuse can have many side effects but lack of genital size has not been reported as one of them. Your mental problems could be a result but they could also be from other causes....

Urology: Hernia Repair Effect?, marlex mesh, speciality group
marlex mesh, speciality group, urologic problems: Dave, I have no great expertise regarding your hernia repair per se. These are usually performed by general surgeons. Any questions pertaining to the repair, therefore, should be referred to this speciality group. However, your symptoms are common and most...

Urology: Hernias and Prostatitis, femoral hernia, groin area
femoral hernia, groin area, sulfameth: Your logic is correct. Nevertheless Flomax is quite effective in reducing the size of the gland. So it is up to you if you consider waiting to start it. You may get rid of your symptoms sooner if you start taking the medicine soon. The reason for waiting to...

Urology: HGH and the Prostate, benefits of hgh, enlarged prostate
benefits of hgh, enlarged prostate, dairy products: Jim, I am sure if you have done some research that you appreciate that the majority of herbal packages sold on the internet are rubbish. It appears to me that the only HGH worth its salt is the expensive injections which cost $1,000 s. Not that I...

Urology: Hi, Dr. Leslie...question about prostatitis?, prostatitis patients, burst blood vessel
prostatitis patients, burst blood vessel, bloody semen: I can t tell you if surgery is necessary just from your brief description. The degree and longevity of the blood in the semen would suggest that a transrectal ultrasound of the prostate and seminal vesicle might be a useful test to run. The soreness may...

Urology: Hi. This feels awkward but..., seminal vesicle, semen volume
seminal vesicle, semen volume, ejaculating: Generally it takes 1-2 days. The amount or volume of semen can vary somewhat. Several medications can cause a reduction in the volume such as Flomax. These can cause some or all of the semen to pass into the bladder instead of coming out normally. This...

Urology: Hi Philip...question, if I may?, beta sitosterol, blood in the semen
beta sitosterol, blood in the semen, heavy blood: Mike, The only treatment that appears to help, and as you now appreciate medics do not have an answer is the following. Quercetin preferably with bromelain, and beta-sitosterol, neither are prescription drugs. You will find them in your health ...

Urology: Hi Stephen W. Leslie, MD,Is..., viagra levitra cialis, leslie md
viagra levitra cialis, leslie md, oil massage: No effective way to prevent ED. Healthy diet and lifestyle, low cholesterol, good exercise and generally healthy living are best. No data confirming oil massage for erection preservation or restoration. If erections are not functioning well, see a urologist...

Urology: Hi, urine concentration, rotten eggs
urine concentration, rotten eggs, rotten egg: Rotten eggs smell is typical of sulfur which does not usually occur in the urine. Smell is usually a reflection of urine concentration plus any residues from the diet and medications. The yellow color is normal but probably represents a more concentrated...

Urology: High grade PIN, prostate cancer cells, core biopsy
prostate cancer cells, core biopsy, life span: Mr Bonnett, First your PSA. A PSA is not a very good indicator of prostate cancer. It can be raised for reasons other the PC. You may have ejaculated up to 48 hours prior to the two higher psa readings for instance. I would never suggest a PSA with...

Urology: Hormones - sexual development, late bloomer, testosterone levels
late bloomer, testosterone levels, sexual development: Enlargement of the testicles is usually the first sign of puberty. Your testicles are a little small if the figures you gave me are correct. 4 cm is the usual limit. The testicles usually grow under the influence of FSH and LH, not from growth hormone or...

Urology: "Hot Rocks"? condition, urinary canal, visual stimuli
urinary canal, visual stimuli, lower abdomen: Michael, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: MY HUSBAND IS HAVING CALCIFICATIONS, urinary canal, tight pain
urinary canal, tight pain, lower abdomen: Swetha, you are really asking 2 questions. First let s address the pain at the tip of the urethra and during urination. This most likely is due to an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Other symptoms that might occur with prostatitis...

Urology: MY HUSBAND IS HAVING CALCIFICATIONSIN TESTIS, ultrasound report, testicular cancers
ultrasound report, testicular cancers, ultrasound results: First, these are questions most appropriately addressed to the physician who ordered the tests. I have neither the official ultrasound results nor the ability to do a direct examination. I can therefore give only general answers about some of these issues....

Urology: Huge vein along penis, peyronie s disease, l arginine
peyronie s disease, l arginine, errection problems: Mike, the most common cause of a penile lump is a condition called Peyronie s disease. This was first described in the 1700 s. It is a common, benign disease of the penis of unknown cause characterized by the development of firm nodules (plaques) in the...

Urology: Husband prostate issues now wetting the bed regularly, pelvic floor muscles, pelvic floor exercises
pelvic floor muscles, pelvic floor exercises, bladder problem: Sarah, My expertiwse such as it is, is with the prostate so this a little left field for me. He could have had an infection of the urethra, bladder, or prostate all of these would have increased frequency. It ned not have been an std. You need to...

Urology: Husband's semen stains are permanent, semen stains, laundry question
semen stains, laundry question, permanent nothing: KB: I m sorry but I can t help you with the laundry question. It s rare for any visible changes in semen quality or color to represent anything serious but I can t guarantee that in every case. If in doubt, it would be a good idea for him to check with...

Urology: Husbands semen is red & green, muscle spasm, hematospermia
muscle spasm, hematospermia, kidney stones: Reddish color to the semen is most likely hematospermia which is scary but usually harmless. New onset of back pain could be anything from muscle spasm to kidney stones.l He should inform his physician and see about getting an earlier appointment with a...

Urology: HYPOSPADIAS, abnormal curvature, minor inconvenience
abnormal curvature, minor inconvenience, hypospadius: You have a minor degree of hypospadius; enough to affect the urethral meatus and sometimes the stream. As to whether a meatal advancement procedure such as GAP or something similar is worth the expense, risks and discomfort is really up to you. How much...

Urology: Hydrocele and Infertility?, varicocele surgery, hydrocele
varicocele surgery, hydrocele, varicoceles: There is no known connection between hydrocele and a low sperm count. Hydroceles don t usually recur if the surgery has been done properly. I assume it s the opposite testicle that was involved in the second surgery. However, there is a connection between...

Urology: Hydrocele question, male pattern baldness, male baldness
male pattern baldness, male baldness, family thanks: No relationship between hydrocele and levels of testosterone. If there is no history of baldness in family my advice is to check with a dermatologist to look for some locally problems causing baldness. My bet is that it is going to be just male baldness...

Urology: Hydrocele Repair - Postop, groin area, hydrocele repair
groin area, hydrocele repair, hematocele: Dave, although the pain after hydrocelectomy last just a week or so, the residual swelling often lasts 3-4 months before it stabilizes. This is because the wall of the scrotum and the spermatic cord are made of many layers. Serum (and some blood) seep...

Urology: Hydrocele Repair, varicocele surgery, varicocele repair
varicocele surgery, varicocele repair, nerve damage: There is only one way to correctly remove and repair a hydrocele and that is to surgically eliminate the space the hydrocele forms in. There is no approved alternative method for removing it and it is extremely unlikely that any new techniques will appear...

Urology: Hydrocele resulting from Prostate problem, abdominal cavity, prostate help association
abdominal cavity, prostate help association, prostate problem: Mr Stafford, None of our members (Prostate Help Association) have ever mentioned this occurance over out 13 years of existance, so I am in the dark with this one I m afraid. All I can suggest is you try another medic with a urological speciality who...

Urology: Hydrocele surgery recovery time, surgical excision, tunica vaginalis
surgical excision, tunica vaginalis, occasional discomfort: Dear K, surrounding the testicle is a thin layer of tissue folded upon itself with a potential (but empty) space between these leaves. This membrane is called the tunica vaginalis. The cells of the inner lining of this membrane have the potential to secrete...

Urology: Hydrocele, female gynecologist, female urologists
female gynecologist, female urologists, political correctness: Obviously the urologist is going to have more experience and expertise in this particular surgery compared to a general surgeon. (Remember that I m a urologist and naturally prejudiced!) With regards to a female urologist, you are overthinking the problem....

Urology: Hydrocelectomy, penis shaft, hydrocele
penis shaft, hydrocele, scrotal skin: After hydrocele surgery, it is possible for the testicle to become attached to the inside of the scrotum. You are probably lifting the scrotal skin when you elevate the penis and the testicle comes along. This is not a clinical problem and does not normally...

Urology: Hypogonadism -- TRT/HGC (Advice Required), going through puberty, groin area
going through puberty, groin area, morning erection: You ve asked a bunch of questions. I ll give you some of the answers. Yes, testicular shrinkage can cause a hormone problem if it s accompanied by low testosterone production. You never told us your testosterone levels. Varicoceles do not interfere...

Urology: Hypothetical question, latency time, priapism
latency time, priapism, visual changes: Viagra will not create a 110% erection in a person with normal function. It will also not cause immediate priapism. It may reduce the latency time a little(time between one ejaculation and the ability to get the next erection) but it s expensive and has...

Urology: A habit, psychological dependence, sex therapist
psychological dependence, sex therapist, weight lifting: Ejaculation does not cause weakness except momentarily. To break your habit, just stop. It s not an addiction, it s just a psychological dependence. If you are unable to do so by yourself, see if you can find a certified sex therapist. These are specialists...

Urology: hard bump and large vein, hot sitz bath, sebaceous cyst
hot sitz bath, sebaceous cyst, skin infection: Unfortunately, without an examination, I can t be sure exactly what it is. It could be a vein or something else such as a skin infection or a sebaceous cyst. If possible, contact a urologist and have it examined properly. While it s unlikely to be anything...

Urology: hard lump in epididymis, epididymal cyst spermatocele, lump in epididymis
epididymal cyst spermatocele, lump in epididymis, scar tissue: You will need to see a urologist for a definitive opinion. I can only guess at what it might be. The most likely cause would be either an epididymal cyst (spermatocele) or scar tissue from an old infection like epididymitis. It s also possible it could...

Urology: hard strand on the penis, arteries and veins, tumor cells
arteries and veins, tumor cells, lymphatics: Adrian, what you are describing probably represents a thrombosis (clot) of a penile lymphatic vessel. Lymphatics are tissue vessels that are present all over the body connecting lymph nodes. It is a distinctly separate system from blood vessels (arteries...

Urology: hard vein/ lump on penis, peyronie s disease, lump on penis
peyronie s disease, lump on penis, varicose seal: Shane, your symptoms may be caused by a clot (thrombosis) in penile lymphatics (tissue vessels). This is usually caused by sexual trauma (even mild trauma may be the culprit) but this generally clears up spontaneously in 1-2 weeks. However, my guess is that...

Urology: headache after urinating, autonomic dysreflexia, problems urinating
autonomic dysreflexia, problems urinating, high blood pressure: You probably didn t do any urinary tract damage, but a headache in a paraplegic related to urinating could be autonomic dysreflexia which is potentially quite dangerous. The headache would be from high blood pressure. This may or may not be what s happening...

Urology: No healing with antibiotics, high potassium foods, primary care physicians
high potassium foods, primary care physicians, health food stores: First, consult a good urologist. This is not a condition that most primary care physicians are comfortable handling. Other treatments besides antibiotics include alpha blockers to open the urinary passage, hot sitz baths, anti-inflammatories (Advil, Motrin),...

Urology: health, carpopedal spasms, heat exhaustion
carpopedal spasms, heat exhaustion, kidney stones: You probably had early heat exhaustion where there is excessive loss of salt and water from the body without replenishment. This causes problems particularly with muscles. The saltwater drink was designed to replace what had been lost. Just for the record,...

Urology: healthy habits, psa blood test, digital rectal exam
psa blood test, digital rectal exam, dana dana: Dana: Forget cranberry juice unless you really like the stuff. It helps with infections a little. Kegels are fine but unnecessary if you re not having trouble. Drinking water is fine. Not going to the bathroom when your bladder asks you to pee causes...

Urology: heart rate and viagra, heart rate increase, rapid heart beat
heart rate increase, rapid heart beat, rapid heart rate: MR, the drugs in the Viagra class can cause a number of side effects, the most common being headache, flushing, dyspepsia, nasal congestion, urinary symotoms, abnormal vision, diarrhea, and dizziness. Palpitations, rapid heart beat, and a variety of other...

Urology: helo sir, sir i have a problem..., perineum, scrotum
perineum, scrotum, medical problem: Post void dribbling is very common. It is not considered a medical problem requiring treatment. It merely represents the fact that the sphincter mechanism controlling urination is located about 10 inches inside the pelvis from the tip of the penis. When...

Urology: help, urinary canal, lower abdomen
urinary canal, lower abdomen, spinal cord injury: Joe, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. This is a very common problem that occurs in males after the age of puberty. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination,...

Urology: help, spinal cord injuries, prostatic secretions
spinal cord injuries, prostatic secretions, white blood cells: I don t know if the cipro will help or not. The definitive test for prostatitis is the Expressed Prostatic Secretion examination. This will tell for sure if it s prostatitis or not. You can certainly try the Cipro but there is no guarantee it will help....

Urology: help, beta sitosterol, spinal cord injury
beta sitosterol, spinal cord injury, bad joe: Joe, Assume prostatitis has been ruled out because no sign of bacteria. I could be that it just hasn t been found. first thing is to try to get rid of pain. The only treatment that appears to help, and as you now appreciate medics do not have...

Urology: an help please, beta sitosterol, protatitis
beta sitosterol, protatitis, bladder neck: Palmiro, I don t know is the quick answer to your question. The problem with prostatitis is that is is almost impossible for anyone to say that this or that is the cause. An operation ? If you can I would avoid. If it is the pain etc that you...

Urology: help, bladder spasms, bladder muscle
bladder spasms, bladder muscle, spinal cord injury: Flomax does not relax the bladder. It relaxes the sphincter muscle near the bladder making it easier to empty the bladder. What you need is a rectal exam (to check for inflammation and tone) and a CMG or urodynamics examination. This is a bladder muscle...

Urology: What herbal or otherwise natural..., ishop, quercetin
ishop, quercetin, psa: Manny, In all probability if you have prostatitis then it is this which is causing the high PSA. You can reduce the inflammation and long term a good deal of the pain and trauma buy taking the following Quercetin which has a bromalain extract addition....

Urology: hernia's after brachytherapy, brachytherapy for prostate cancer, abdominal musculature
brachytherapy for prostate cancer, abdominal musculature, hernia repairs: Casey, I do not believe there is any relationship between brachytherapy for prostate cancer and the subsequent development of hernias. The radiation is quite limited to the prostate area with minimal scatter to surrounding areas such as the groin and umbilicus....

Urology: Is this a hernia side affect?, mental health professional, public restrooms
mental health professional, public restrooms, decent shape: Having trouble voiding in public restrooms is a relatively common problem but it was not caused by your hernia surgery. It s an anxiety disorder, not a physical one. Logically, why should you only have a problem voiding in one location that you don t in...

Urology: hernia surgery/pain, testicular discomfort, athletic supporter
testicular discomfort, athletic supporter, sugery: Obviously, get the hernia on the offending side fixed. If this doesn t help the testicular discomfort, you should see a urologist. A scotal supporter (not an athletic supporter) may provide you the support you want without tightness. Normally, I would recommend...

Urology: herpes?, herpes virus, antiviral therapy
herpes virus, antiviral therapy, annoying problem: It s possible this could be a herpes virus. If you have no obvious lesions, a simple blood test for a herpes titer could settle this. If both of your herpes antibodies are elevated, then you can reasonably assume that this is happening from a herpes virus....

Urology: hey, urinary canal, lower abdomen
urinary canal, lower abdomen, wind and the rain: Jesse, the most common cause of the pains in the tip of the penis is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Other symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with...

Urology: hey, prostatitis, ok thanks
prostatitis, ok thanks, urologist: Pain in the tip of the penis could be from inflammation, infected foreskin, prostatitis or urethritis. It can also be a nerve related discomfort. I have no idea what nitrix is so I can t comment on it. I can t say for sure what your pain is from. You may...

Urology: "hot rocks" condition, visual stimuli, unclothed body
visual stimuli, unclothed body, hot rocks: Seminal fluid does not build up in the scrotum. It doesn t work that way. What happens is that the cremasteric muscles contract and this makes it appear to affect the testicles. Still, the fact that you have some discomfort suggests that there is something...

Urology: huge penis vein, looks damaged, penis vein, hair band
penis vein, hair band, permanent damage: Josh: It s highly unlikely that your ill advised banding did any permanent damage. It certainly is not likely to affect semen quality or testicular location. A large vein on the top of the penis is normal. However, since you re concerned, you may want...

Urology: my husband, vasectomy reversal, artificial insemination
vasectomy reversal, artificial insemination, visectomy: His chances of a vasectomy reversal are great as all he needs is the $8,000-$10,000. What you really want to know is what are the chances that a vasectomy reversal would result in a pregancy. In general, we don t recommend it after ten years from the time...

Urology: my husband blames me for his..., sexual intimacy, erection problems
sexual intimacy, erection problems, erection problem: You are probably not to blame for your husband s erection problems but without a medical evaluation it s hard to say what the problem might be. Erection ability is not due to a muscle and it doesn t have to be exercised in order to work. Sexual intimacy...

Urology: husband has epididymal cyst, general anaesthetic, cyst
general anaesthetic, cyst, cipro: Jaci Not really my field... If you leave things as they are, the cyst will most probably over time get bigger. Sometimes this takes years. You can afford to wait and see if you wish. The fluid from the cyst can be drawn out using a needle, but the...

Urology: My husband's penis, sebaceous cyst, peyronie s disease
sebaceous cyst, peyronie s disease, scar tissue: The most common cause of pain during an erection with a lump is Peyronie s disease. This involves scar tissue replacing the normal elastic tissue in part of the wall of the erection body. A sebaceous cyst is also possible. He should consult a urologist...

Urology: husband has a problem, complete physical examination, physical reason
complete physical examination, physical reason, medical cause: The fact that he can still finish means that the mechanism for ejaculation still works however poorly. While there may be a medical cause, most likely this is a psychological issue since there is no physical reason why it should work while masturbating...

Urology: husband's right testicle very enlarged, hydrocele, orchitis
hydrocele, orchitis, testicle: The actual testicle cannot enlarge that much. There could be an infection, such as epididymitis or orchitis, or a collection of fluid around the testicle called a hydrocele. An ultrasound will determine if this is the case. You should consult a urologist...

Urology: my husband, magnolia ms, urinary canal
magnolia ms, urinary canal, lower abdomen: Kellie, the most common source of these symptoms is prostatitis, an inflammation of the prostate gland. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation, burning...

Urology: hydrocele procedure/surgery, hospital billing, outpatient procedures
hospital billing, outpatient procedures, outpatient procedure: Repairing a hydrocele will vary greatly according to the local competition, contracts and hospital fees. Roughly $1,000 would probably be in the neighborhood of the surgeon s fee but again this will have great variability. The majority of the cost will be...

Urology: hydrocele surgery, surgical excision, tunica vaginalis
surgical excision, tunica vaginalis, needle aspiration: Gh. keshani, Surrounding the testicle is a thin layer of tissue folded upon itself with a potential (but empty) space between these leaves. This membrane is called the tunica vaginalis. The cells of the inner lining of this membrane have the potential to...

Urology: hydrocele, surgical excision, tunica vaginalis
surgical excision, tunica vaginalis, proper diagnosis: Chasity, surrounding the testicle is a thin layer of tissue folded upon itself with a potential (but empty) space between these leaves. This membrane is called the tunica vaginalis. The cells of the inner lining of this membrane have the potential to secrete...

Urology: Im 18 and have a strange loss of sex drive, low testosterone level, loss of sex drive
low testosterone level, loss of sex drive, sex therapist: Given the information you provided, it s unlikely that a low testosterone level is responsible since you have no problem with masturbation. A psychological or emotional factor is most likely responsible. You can start by contacting your family physician...

Urology: Implants vs. Sensitivity and Ejaculation, penis exercises, accidental destruction
penis exercises, accidental destruction, drastic measure: Kenneth: An implant generally does not increase the length or girth of the penis. An implant may decrease the sensitivity of the penis slightly, but usually it has no effect. There is unlikely to be any effect on ejaculation. Risks include the fact...

Urology: Impotence and loosing my penis sensivity, male hormone levels, sexual desire
male hormone levels, sexual desire, hormone level: Payam: It is highly unlikely for the penis to be damaged in any way by masturbation. Even if that happened, it would not affect desire. Decreased sexual interest is usually due to anxiety, depression or low male hormone levels. The male hormone level...

Urology: Impotency?, vacuum erection devices, coronary artery disease
vacuum erection devices, coronary artery disease, hardening of the arteries: Medrano, there are many causes for erectile dysfunction (ED). The most common diseases associated with this disorder are vascular conditions (ie atherosclesosis – “hardening of the arteries” and abnormal varicose veins inside the penis) and diabetes. Some...

Urology: INFECTION?, skin lesion, genital warts
skin lesion, genital warts, tell tale signs: Nothing is more difficult than trying to diagnose a skin lesion from a purely verbal description. Soreness in the testicle can be anything from torsion, infection, epididymitis, hernia or prostatitis. Unfortunately, this will need to be determined by a direct...

Urology: Inability to reach orgasm with a partner, achieving orgasm, sex therapist
achieving orgasm, sex therapist, internet articles: If you have a problem achieving orgasm and ejaculation with a partner that is not a problem with masturbation, the overwhelming likelihood is that it s emotional or psychological. A mental health professional such as a sex therapist who has experience in...

Urology: Incontinence, heather heather, bladder neck
heather heather, bladder neck, kegel exercises: Heather, this type of urinary loss is called stress incontinence. Any process that causes your diaphragm to push downward toward the lower abdomen such as coughing, sneezing, laughing, straining, certain exercises, etc. can produce this symptom. In a woman,...

Urology: Increased erection angle, suspensory ligament, recovery period
suspensory ligament, recovery period, penis length: Mark: Your assumption that shortening the suspensory ligament would elevate the is logical and most likely correct. Shortening of the length would not happen, but it may appear shorter since the shaft would remain closer to the body. To my knowledge,...

Urology: Infection??, clymadia, possibley
clymadia, possibley, spicey foods: Urine testing for chlamydia is not that accurate, which is why we usually do a urethral swab instead. However, with all the antibiotics you ve been on, chances are you ve already been treated for any possibley chlamydia infection. It s difficult and not...

Urology: Infections, high fevers, kidney infection
high fevers, kidney infection, kidney infections: A urine infection or urinary tract infection generally refers to a bladder infection as diagnosed by an abnormal urine test and symptoms such as burning, frequency and urinary urgency. A kidney infection means that the kidney, a vital organ, is infected....

Urology: Infections, symptoms of kidney infection, flank pain
symptoms of kidney infection, flank pain, symptoms of kidney: Deborah, a urinary tract infection (UTI) is a general term for an infection that originates anywhere in the urinary tract (ie kidneys, bladder, urethra, prostate, etc.). A kidney infection is a UTI that occurs in the kidney. Most UTIs arise in the bladder...

Urology: Ingrown Penis Hairs, blue cross insurance, ingrown hairs
blue cross insurance, ingrown hairs, penis shaft: Ray: I m not really sure I can answer your questions as I ve not seen this problem in 25 years of practice. I suggest you consult a dermatologist as it sounds basically like a skin problem. I don t usually recommend laser treatments on the penis except...

Urology: Injecting porstate with Antibiotics, lipid solubility, prostitis
lipid solubility, prostitis, medical method: The medical method of getting penetration of antibiotics into the critical ducts of the prostate is simple. We use antibiotics that are known through testing to actually penetrate into the ducts and retain sufficient effectiveness to achieve improvement in...

Urology: Injection to penis, peyronie s disease, corpora cavernosa
peyronie s disease, corpora cavernosa, surgical excision: Ronny, Peyronie s disease was first described in the 1700 s. It is a common, benign disease of the penis of unknown cause characterized by the development of firm nodules (plaques) in the membrane surrounding the erectile bodies of the penis (corpora cavernosa)....

Urology: Injection, antedote, sorry cause
antedote, sorry cause, papaverine: Ronnie, your doctor probably injected a medication (such as prostaglandin E-1 or papaverine) to induce erection so that he could document the degree of erection you have from the Peyronie s. One of the potential side effects of the medication is the for a...

Urology: Innability to ejaculate, painful discovery, combat vet
painful discovery, combat vet, performance anxiety: This is a relatively simple question. The fact that your can masturbate and have normal orgasms but not during vaginal penetration is clearly a psychological/emotional issue. To explain; if the mechanism were physically broken, it wouldn t matter whether...

Urology: Insensitivity during sex., sex therapy, insensitivity
sex therapy, insensitivity, circumcised: There is obviously nothing wrong physically if your sensitivity is fine during masturbation but diminished with intercourse. Any true nerve insensivity would exist under both circumstances. I would start with a general urological evaluation and then consider...

Urology: Interesting question..., seminal vesicles, lower abdomen
seminal vesicles, lower abdomen, many different things: Drew, your taboo sexual activity is neither harmful to you or your partner. Both urine and semen are normally sterile. However, discomfort in the urethra related to any sexual activity is generally referred from the prostate gland secondary to inflammation...

Urology: Internal penis pain, loss of erection, loss of sensation
loss of erection, loss of sensation, proportional decrease: Jensin, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. The loss of sensation will return. If you had fractured your penis it would have been obvious at the time by hearing an audible crack followed...

Urology: Interstitial Cystitis, gross hematuria, microscopic hematuria
gross hematuria, microscopic hematuria, interstitial cystitis: Sam, there are many possible causes for blood in the urine (hematuria). The origin of the bleeding can come from the upper (kidneys or ureters) or lower (bladder, prostate, urethra) urinary tract. Blood seen only under the microscope (microscopic hematuria)...

Urology: IR and mild impotance, insulin resistance, vacuum devices
insulin resistance, vacuum devices, alternative medicines: If I understand your question, you are asking if there are alternative medications to sildenafil. Yes. Levitra is very similar as is Cialis. Cialis has a much longer duration, otherwise is very similar. Other treatments for erectile dysfunction include...

Urology: Irritation in urenal area, tertiary care facility, definitive diagnosis
tertiary care facility, definitive diagnosis, burning sensation: The fact that your own physician has failed to figure out what is wrong should be a clue that this will not be easy. Certainly, from here it is impossible to make a definitive diagnosis. I would suspect prostatitis based on that being the most likely problem...

Urology: Irritation of urethra, minute workout, burning sensation
minute workout, burning sensation, sore thumb: The exercise bike is about the worst thing you could have done. It puts undue pressure on the prostate. It s like trying to heal a sore thumb, then hitting it with a hammer. It s likely the bike workout did this. Meanwhile, avoid the bike and go sit...

Urology: Irritation in urine and blood in semen, blood in semen, days couple
blood in semen, days couple, burning sensation: Semen with blood is frightening but usually harmless. However, the burning suggests a possible infection. It might not be a bad idea to have a urine sample checked and a simple checkup with your physician just to make sure there isn t any significant problem...

Urology: My Issue, reaching orgasm, heavy drinker
reaching orgasm, heavy drinker, rational manner: Jay: The fact that your ED is intermittent suggests a psychological component since most other problems are more or less permanent. From your description, it s impossible to give a precise etiology or diagnosis. Start with consulting a urologist with...

Urology: Itching/No sign of Rash, cortisone creams, laundry detergent
cortisone creams, laundry detergent, jock itch: Zach, the most common cause of scrotal itching is a fungal infection, so called “jock itch”. It typically involves the creases of the groin and the lateral walls of the scrotum. The area is usually red and can show a circular pattern (”ring worm”). This...

Urology: impotence, varicose seal, varicocele surgery
varicose seal, varicocele surgery, testical: While it is remotely possible that there was a problem with the surgery, this is unlikely. Incisions for varicocele surgery can be on the scrotum or elsewhere depending on the preference of the surgeon about where the best location to find the veins might...

Urology: impotency question, hardening of the arteries, performance anxiety
hardening of the arteries, performance anxiety, penile diseases: Dave, the side effect of erectile dysfunction (ED) has been reported in 1.3% of patients taking Propecia. However, it was also reported in 0.7% taking placebo. Thus the likelihood of Propecia causing this is 0.6%. Your tiral & error technique suggests it...

Urology: impotency, seminal vesicles, urinary canal
seminal vesicles, urinary canal, ejaculatory ducts: Greg, I do not know of any medical study demonstrating that long term marijuana use causes incurable impotence. However, I do not claim to be an expert on the subject. I did some internet research and the best article I could find regarding potential serious...

Urology: incomplete circumcision, inflammation of the glans penis, coronal sulcus
inflammation of the glans penis, coronal sulcus, penis glans: M.s.T., during a circumcision, a significant portion of the foreskin is removed and the inner mucosal part of the forskin is teased off of the head of the penis (glans) so that the groove behind the glans (coronal sulcus) is well developed. As it is normal...

Urology: incontience, radiation cystitis, psa blood test
radiation cystitis, psa blood test, bladder muscle: There are several different types of glaucoma and most of the common types have no problem with overactive bladder drugs. His physician will know whether or not to use them. Most urodynamics technicians are quite professional and it should not be a problem....

Urology: increase penis girth naturally, lack of exercise, mediterranean diet
lack of exercise, mediterranean diet, better blood: Weight gain and lack of exercise can have many bad effects on health but not penis size. There are no herbals or vitamins that will increase penis size or girth although a healthy diet (like the Mediterranean Diet), adequate vitamins and increased exercise...

Urology: infection th.oral./intercourse sex with condom with prostitute, quality condom, intercourse sex
quality condom, intercourse sex, using a condom: Mr. Amupam, certainly the risk of acquiring any STD (sexually transmitted disease), including AIDS, is markedly reduced by using a condom but I cannot put a percentage on this. However, condoms are not infallible as they can break during sex or have minute...

Urology: More info, pubic region, ivu
pubic region, ivu, urethra: Just because the office is not open does not mean the physician is not reachable. Most urologists if not all have some type of answering service so they can be reached for questions and problems like you mentioned. I know that I do and so does every other...

Urology: More info, free interval, kidney stone
free interval, kidney stone, kidney stones: Nicola, in patients suffering from kidney stones, the pain is usually severe but often intermittent. A pain free interval of days or weeks is common. If you have a kidney stone, your chiropractor did not effect the stone at all and the absence of pain would...

Urology: inguinal hernia, inflammatory bowel disorders, inguinal hernia
inflammatory bowel disorders, inguinal hernia, groin pain: Charles, as a urologist, I am not an expert on hernias. However, they are not always picked up on ultrasound or MRI. I have usually detected hernias on physical examination alone and used imaging studies only for those patients with symptoms in the area where...

Urology: injury to penis, monitor test, better with time
monitor test, better with time, xrays: It s impossible to predict whether or not this injury will improve with time. Meanwhile, try Cialis 20 mg, Levitra or Viagra. A nocturnal penile tumescence monitor test might be helpful. There are other therapies for erection failure but no specific remedy...

Urology: iritable erethra tip of penis burny, seminal vesicles, urinary canal
seminal vesicles, urinary canal, lower abdomen: Ian, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: irritation on penis, james yeast, sexual intercorse
james yeast, sexual intercorse, yeast infections: James, yeast infections do not usually cause small tears in the skin. With yeast or fungal infections the local area gets inflamed (reddened) patches of skin, there may be some oozing and it often itches. Yeast infections are quite unusual in men who have...

Urology: irritation and soreness, burning sensation, penile skin
burning sensation, penile skin, vaginal acidity: Joseph: HPV is possible but unlikely and cancer would be extremely unlikely. An infection or inflammation are more likely such as prostatitis. A checkup with a urologist should easily determine this. Use of a condom should eliminate the skin reaction....

Urology: irritation, seminal vesicles, semen volume
seminal vesicles, semen volume, urinary canal: Meera, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: itch..., lichen planis, dermatologic conditions
lichen planis, dermatologic conditions, soaps detergents: Jason, it would be ideal to see a urologist for evaluation. The purpose of the visit would be to do a physical examintion to determine if there is a specific disorder causing the itching. Common causes would include local infections (such as due to fungi...

Urology: itch..., actuallity, prostate problem
actuallity, prostate problem, blow dryer: Jason, this is not a prostate problem and therefore cannot help directly, However, common sense would appear to suggest you see your medic to sort this out. Often the worry is far worse than the actuallity of a problem. I am sure you will quickly...

Urology: Kallman Syndrome, androgen insensitivity syndrome, medical school university
androgen insensitivity syndrome, medical school university, partial androgen insensitivity syndrome: I m sorry, but I m unaware of any specific experts in this type of syndrome. Treatment is relatively straightforward as we typically use androgen replacement therapy. You are likely to get more help with endocrinology than urology. Try a specialist at...

Urology: Kegels, corpora cavernosa, anatomy and physiology
corpora cavernosa, anatomy and physiology, jelque: L. E. I am aware of most of the data you sent but I do appreciate your forwarding it to me. Obviously you have done much research on this subject. Although theoretically possible, I still remain unconvinced that the various exercises that claim to increase...

Urology: Kegels, corpora cavernosa, jelque
corpora cavernosa, jelque, jelking: Lawrence: Neither Kegels nor jelking will increase the size of the corpora cavernosa or spongiosum. Where do people get these ideas? The size of the corpora is decided by genetics. There are no elastic or muscle fibers in the coverings of these structures...

Urology: KINDLY HELP ME SIR, I HAVE SOME SEXUAL PROBLEMS, mental health professional, penis erection
mental health professional, penis erection, sexual feelings: This is a psychosexual issue that would probably be better answered by a mental health professional who deals with Gay issues. For what it s worth, Viagra isn t usually necessary. You may also want to contact some of the support groups on the Internet that...

Urology: Kidney question, kidney pain, anxiety and depression
kidney pain, anxiety and depression, hello doctor: An ultrasound and urine examination is insufficient to be sure the kidney is OK. You need to do a more dynamic type of test like an IVP to be sure, especially if it s related to fluid intake. We give a diuretic like Lasix and then see if it reproduces the...

Urology: Kidney Stone Cluster, kidney stone, kidney stones
kidney stone, kidney stones, uninvited guests: Colby: Your pain does not sound typical for stone pain. Pain from stones is usually unrelated to any physical activity. This sounds more like muscle spasms. However, since we know you had stones recently, an examination, such as an x-ray, to determine...

Urology: Kidney Stone / Peyronies, kidney stones handbook, kidney stone
kidney stones handbook, kidney stone, peyronies: No, they are unrelated. For more information on kidney stones, try to get hold of The Kidney Stones Handbook by Savitz and Leslie. It s a wonderful, award-winning book specifically for kidney stone patients and their families. It s the only book written...

Urology: Kidney Stone Question, kidney stones handbook, kidney stone
kidney stones handbook, kidney stone, potassium citrate: Yes, a kidney stone could develop that fast but it s not likely. You must have had a 24 hour urine test to be able to identify that there was a high urinary calcium. What were the other test results? (Specifically: calcium, sodium, citrate, oxalate, uric...

Urology: Kidney Stones, kidney stones handbook, long term committment
kidney stones handbook, long term committment, national institutes of health: It s normal to pass these little portions of blood. You had surgery, after all. The pain is probably from the stent but it is helping you avoid even worse pain. I usually recommend that my stone patients get a 24 hour urine test for stone prevention testing...

Urology: Kidney Stones, kidney stones handbook, maintaining an erection
kidney stones handbook, maintaining an erection, kidney stone: The quick answer is no; kidney stones do not generally cause problems with erections but there are always exceptions. Most people with severe pain from stones aren t much interested in sex anyway. Since you ve had so many stones, you should consider getting...

Urology: Kidney Stones, kidney stone prevention, stomach ache
kidney stone prevention, stomach ache, kidney stones: X-ray can usually see stones that are 2 mm in size. Smaller than that can be harder so see. You may not know when you pass the stones. They may pass painlessly. The best way is to get a strainer. When you see the stones, you ll know you passed them....

Urology: Kidney Stones, kidney stone, kidney stones
kidney stone, kidney stones, hereditary diseases: Some times we can identify the cause of kidney stone(infection, hereditary diseases, metabolic problems/gout)others the stone come along with no apparent cause. One way to start searching for a cause is to know what it is form of. The only way to get rid...

Urology: Kidney Stones, kidney stone prevention, sodium phosphate
kidney stone prevention, sodium phosphate, calcium stones: You blood tests seem normal, and a 24 hour urine calcium of 357 is high so hydrochlorothiazide makes sense. However, I usually prefer indapamide (Lozol) instead since it lasts longer than the hydrochlorothiazide and does much the same thing. Your urinary...

Urology: Kidney Stones, kidney stone prevention, laser lithotripsy
kidney stone prevention, laser lithotripsy, cytoscope: Lithotripsy can be used for stones anywhere in the ureter although it s easier in some locations than others. In the lower ureter, many urologists recommend ureteroscopy with or without laser lithotripsy as being more precise and actually removing the entire...

Urology: Kidney stone, kidney stone, physical shape
kidney stone, physical shape, experience pain: A kidney stone can be a problem. Sitting in the chair causing pain is not from a urological source but may or may not be related to the surgery. Most likely it s a back problem. Some men complain of this type of discomfort in the testicle when they haven...

Urology: Kidney stone?? While ejaculating?, kidney stone, ejaculating
kidney stone, ejaculating, uric acid: The stone could have been localized after the bladder and for that reason came out with your semen when the two systems share pathway. You may check your urine for crystals if your filter it throughout a peace of fabric or you may have a urinary test done...

Urology: Kidney stone removal, kidney stone, left kidney
kidney stone, left kidney, kidney stones: D. J., I answered a consultation on this problem on August 6, 2006 but you have since added some data. A stone that is in the kidney (as opposed to in the ureter), usually does not cause pain unless it is blocking the outflow of urine. Such a stone stone...

Urology: Kidney stone removal, kidney stone, left kidney
kidney stone, left kidney, kidney stones: You have alot of misinformation and false conclusions. What you read about the laser surgery is totally incorrect so don t even consider that information. s-wall is actuall ESWL which stands for Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy. This is the least...

Urology: Kidney stone, back spasm, kidney stone
back spasm, kidney stone, biospy: You raise a number of questions. A kidney stone usually should be treated with ESWL (lithotripsy) if it is large enough to target effectively. Yours may or may not be. The experience you described could very well have been the stone passing. An x-ray should...

Urology: Kidney stones?, acute care center, dull ache
acute care center, dull ache, appiontment: Harold, about 95% of the time with an active kidney (ureteral) stone, the urinalysis will demonstrate microscopic blood (hematuria). The presence of a normal urinalysis, therefore, is unusual but does not exclude a stone. Your symptoms are very suspicious...

Urology: Kidney stones, left kidney, kidney stone
left kidney, kidney stone, diagnostic panel: Lithotripsy can be performed as often as needed to get the job done. If the last CT scan showed hydroneprhosis, then this should be treated with either another lithotripsy or a stent or something else. Each lithotripsy causes some minimal kidney damage with...

Urology: Kidney stones, kidney stone prevention, kidney stones handbook
kidney stone prevention, kidney stones handbook, flexible cystoscopy: Removing the stent will require a flexible cystoscopy which is somewhat uncomfortable but very tolerable. As far as why you are making stones, tell me what your urinary chemistry abnormality is and I ll answer the question and give you specific advice on...

Urology: Kidney stones, groin area, kidney infection
groin area, kidney infection, kidney stone: Yes, your stone could have moved and caused these problems. Or it could be something else. If it s a stone, then the size will determine how likely it is that you will pass it. 4 - 5 mm is the size that most people can pass. If larger, then usually a surgery...

Urology: Kidney stones, kidney stone prevention, kidney stones handbook
kidney stone prevention, kidney stones handbook, meat protein: The metamucil might help a little and the hydrochlorothiazide will also help reduce the urinary calcium. I usually recommend Lozol (indapamide) instead of hydrochlorothiazide because the Lozol lasts longer. Other things you can do is increase water intake...

Urology: Kidney stones, calcium oxalate, ammonium phosphate
calcium oxalate, ammonium phosphate, calcium absorption: Bob, the formation of kidney stones is a very complex process. In addition, there are many different types of stones (such as calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, uric acid, calcium ammonium phosphate, cystine, etc.). Furthermore, each type of stone has...

Urology: Kidney stones, blood calcium levels, kidney stones
blood calcium levels, kidney stones, hydrochlorothiazide: You need a metabolic evaluation. Calcium in the urine or hypercalcuria can be caused in multiple ways. Either two much absorption from what you eat (Type I), too much absorption independent of what you eat (Type II), and leakage from kidney of calcium (Renal...

Urology: Kidney stones & enlarged prostrate, kidney stone prevention, kidney stones handbook
kidney stone prevention, kidney stones handbook, national institutes of health: David: The good news is that the kidney stones will still probably pass into the bladder just like normal and the Flomax will probably help them do so. The bad news is that with an enlarged prostate, you are more likely to retain the stones in the bladder...

Urology: Kidney stones/low bone density/testosterone, low bone density, training for a half marathon
low bone density, training for a half marathon, stress fracture: I am not personally familiar with any kidney stone expert in Austin, but if there is a University Medical School Center that would be a good place to start. The difference between the StoneRisk program and the Labcorp test # 242339 is the following: ...

Urology: Kidney stones, kidney stone prevention, passing a kidney stone
kidney stone prevention, passing a kidney stone, diagnostic panel: Unfortunately, most patients will not be able to pass an 8 mm stone although there are always exceptions. Alot depends on exactly where the stone is and it s precise shape. Pain medication including narcotics like vicodin and percocet PLUS motrin or...

Urology: Kinds of organ, squeeze technique, strange side
squeeze technique, strange side, ejaculates: I m not sure what you re asking. There is only one type of ejaculation. Various techniques have been tried to interfere with ejaculation. The bottom line is that there is a point in the process at which time ejaculation becomes inevitable. If you try the...

Urology: "Knot" in Penis, New Curvature, benign condition, fibrous tissue
benign condition, fibrous tissue, peyronie s disease: It s hard to know exactly what may be going on, but it sounds like Peyronie s disease. This is a benign condition where scar or fibrous tissue collects in the wall of the erection body of the penis ultimately causing a curvature. Various creams, injections...

Urology: keeping primary care doctor informed, followup visits, care doctor
followup visits, care doctor, progress notes: Gordon, in my practice, we order the appropriate laboratory tests (ie PSA) prior to followup visits. The day of the visit, the results of these tests and the physical examination as well as recommendations for treatment and followup are discussed with the...

Urology: kegel exercises, muscle exercises, sphincter muscle
muscle exercises, sphincter muscle, kegel exercises: Kegel exercises are designed to improve and strengthen the urinary sphincter muscle for better urinary control and to limit leakage especially after childbirth or urological surgery. They will not make the erections better and will not make them last longer...

Urology: kegels, kegel exercises, bladder control
kegel exercises, bladder control, leakage problems: Larry: Kegel exercises are designed to increase pelvic muscle tone to assist in urinary control and leakage problems. It was never intended to be used for sexual enhancement in men although similar muscles are used. You can try it if you want and it might...

Urology: Can kegels during the point of orgasm cause damage?, pc muscles, pelvic muscles
pc muscles, pelvic muscles, flaccid state: Dave: In medicine, it s possible to do almost anything and cause damage. Having said that, it s highly unlikely to cause any permanent damage in the manner you suggest. However, by trying to push muscles one way when their natural tendancy is to go the...

Urology: kegels exercise and stronger erection, pubococcygeal pc muscle, kegel exercises
pubococcygeal pc muscle, kegel exercises, urinary continence: Kelvin, Kegel exercises are done by periodically contracting and relaxing the pubococcygeal (PC) muscle of the perineum. The technique is well described on many internet sites. The exercises are typically used to improve urinary continence in women and men....

Urology: kidney and bladder pain, retrograde pyelogram, bladder pain
retrograde pyelogram, bladder pain, kidney stone: It sounds like he s doing more than just a cystoscopy. It sounds like a retrograde pyelogram with possible double J stenting. This is a very good and reliable way to tell if there is a stone or other cause for blockage in the ureter and treating it. I would...

Urology: kidney cancer nephrectomy, laparoscopic surgeon, laparoscopic procedure
laparoscopic surgeon, laparoscopic procedure, abdominal incisions: There is no recognized standard by the ABU. It doesn t do that. The ABU is the American Board of Urology which is responsible for certifying examinations for the specialty. Both laparoscopic and open procedures are still done. Clearly, with the ulcerative...

Urology: kidney discomfort after sleeping at night, pain in the kidney area, kidney discomfort
pain in the kidney area, kidney discomfort, muscular control: It is possible but quite unlikely. Urinary flow is not gravity dependent as it s always under muscular control. As such, lying down would make no difference. The fact that you have pain in the kidney area after lying down strongly suggests a musculo-skeletal...

Urology: kidney or back problem, abdominal ultrasound, gall bladder
abdominal ultrasound, gall bladder, skeletal abnormalities: Dom, there are many conditions that can cause back pain including local problems with the back itself (ie muscle strain, disc disease, arthritis, structural skeletal abnormalities, etc.) or pain referred to that area from a number of distant sites. The latter...

Urology: kidney problem??, kidney problem, high blood pressure
kidney problem, high blood pressure, pressure test: You should consult a urologist. It is certainly not normal to urinate blood. A stone would be the most likely cause, but there are other problems involving the bladder and prostate that may also be of concern. Please consult a urologist to make sure nothing...

Urology: Is this a kidney problem?, kidney problem, kidney problems
kidney problem, kidney problems, scar tissue: An ultrasound is not accurate enough to be sure about any potential kidney problems. If you had a TURP 2 years ago, you should not need another prostate operation with the possible exception of a scar tissue revision. What does he say is the reason and nature...

Urology: kidney spasm?, upj obstruction, wine coolers
upj obstruction, wine coolers, renal scan: It could be musculoskeltal, neurological or just nothing. Or it could be something called a UPJ obstruction. This is an anatomical and functional narrowing of the urinary passage just where the ureter meets the kidney. It may only be apparent during periods...

Urology: kidney stone, frequent need to urinate, rib fracture
frequent need to urinate, rib fracture, diavan: Let me answer your questions in order. I have no idea why your rib fractured, but it suggests the possibility of a weakened bone such as from osteoporosis. While unusual in your age group, this can be tested by a bone densitometer examination called a...

Urology: kidney stone, kidney stone, diagnostic panel
kidney stone, diagnostic panel, kidney stones: This is unlikely. The only way to know for sure what is causing your stones is to take a 24 hour urine test. The best one is from LabCorp, test # 242339 Comprehensive Kidney Stone Diagnostic Panel . I like it because it contains all the necessary blood...

Urology: kidney stone, kidney stones handbook, kidney stone
kidney stones handbook, kidney stone, pain medication: I find it incomprehensible that you ve seen two physicians, one a urologist, and that neither provided you any pain medication. It could be that they don t believe the stones are causing your pain possibly due to their location or size. If at least one...

Urology: kidney stone, aloe vera gel, cranberry juice
aloe vera gel, cranberry juice, kidney stone: A 6 mm stone can pass, but it s much less likely than a 4 mm stone. Forget the cranberry juice as it has too much oxalate. There is also no credible evidence that Juniper Berry pills or aloe vera will help. The only proven assistance in stone passage is...

Urology: after a kidney stone, kidney stone, erect penis
kidney stone, erect penis, sexual problem: No, this is quite uncommon. Kidney stone procedures and sexual function involve separate areas of the body that only seem to be similar on the outside. There is nothing physical that is likely to have occured with the stone episode that would normally account...

Urology: kidney stone, urocit k 10, kidney stone treatment
urocit k 10, kidney stone treatment, high uric acid: The fact that the x-ray was normal suggests that the stone is a uric acid stone. If so, then urinary alkalinization is the way to go. A urinary pH dipstick is available from www.uridynamics.com called StoneGuard II . This can be used three times a day...

Urology: kidney stone??, kidney stone, concentrated urine
kidney stone, concentrated urine, stone material: The burning is most likely a response to a concentrated urine. If actual sand or granules are being passed, then this could represent actual stone material. Without a formal examination of the urine and a physical I can t be more specific. An evaluation...

Urology: kidney stones, kidney stone prevention, kidney pain
kidney stone prevention, kidney pain, left kidney: Consult your physician. You may or may not have more stones or possibly an infection. Typically, we do not see bilateral kidney pain from stones. It is more likely to be back or muscle pain. As much as it may feel like the kidneys, it s probably something...

Urology: kidney stones, kidney stones handbook, kidney stone disease
kidney stones handbook, kidney stone disease, diagnostic panel: 5-6 stones and just 26 years old? First, it s OK to drink a Coke now and then (even though I m a Pepsi fan). The critical thing is to find out what the stones are made of if possible. Next, you will need a 24 hour urine test. There are several, but the...

Urology: kidney stones, renal pelvis, nephrostomy tubes
renal pelvis, nephrostomy tubes, bony pelvis: No, the ureter does not have folds, but it does have areas of anatomical narrowing where stones typically get caught. Specifically, near the kidney (UPJ), near the bladder (UVJ) and about 2./3 of the way down just where the ureter turns down into the bony...

Urology: kidney stones, kidney stones handbook, calcium oxalate
kidney stones handbook, calcium oxalate, national institutes of health: Diet has a significant role in kidney stones. By definition, kidney stone patients are not drinking enough water. (If they did, they wouldn t make stones!) DNA is also to blame in some cases. Changing your diet before you know the chemical problem causing...

Urology: kidney stones, atenolo, potassium citrate
atenolo, potassium citrate, kidney stones: What makes you think most stones are formed during sleep? If you take a diuretic like hydrochlorothiazide before bed, you ll have to wake up several times during the night to urinate. Most people would rather not do that! As mentioned earlier, I prefer to...

Urology: kidney stones/male, scar tissue, kidney stones
scar tissue, kidney stones, passage rates: I assume you mean a 3 mm stone. Stones are highly variable and passage rates will depend on the anatomy, presence or absence of narrowed passages, scar tissue, sex, etc. There is no set time limit or even an average but most patients with smaller stones...

Urology: kidney stones/pain in testicle, hot sitz bath, kidney stones
hot sitz bath, kidney stones, antibotics: Josh: I believe you mean the ureter (tube from the kidney to the bladder) rather than the urethra (tube from the bladder through the penis) but you need to clarify this as well which side was involved with the stone. Pain in the testicle is not usually...

Urology: kidney stones return ?, laser lithotripsy, calcium stones
laser lithotripsy, calcium stones, chemical makeup: Rick, part of the confusion might be over the chemical composition of the stone and the radiologic technique used to detect the ureteral stone initially. Most calcium stones will show up on conventional x-rays while uric acid stones often will not be seen....

Urology: kidney stones and viagra, kidney stones handbook, diagnostic panel
kidney stones handbook, diagnostic panel, kidney stone: It is probably a good idea to wait at least a few days after the blasting before using the Viagra but it s otherwise safe. For kidney stones, I highly recommend The Kidney Stones Handbook by Savitz and Leslie. You can order it directly from the publisher...

Urology: kidney stones?, pain during urination, prostate inflammation
pain during urination, prostate inflammation, kidney stones: It would seem a little unlikely that this is a stone. Unfortunately, all these strange and vague sensations are very non-specific. I can only suggest that you see your physician for an examination. A mild urethritis or prostate inflammation would be much...

Urology: klinetlers syndrome, xxy chromosome, male hormone levels
xxy chromosome, male hormone levels, psychosocial problems: I think you mean Klinefelter s syndrome (there is no Klinetlers syndrome). Klinefelter s syndrome is associated with gynecomastia, male infertility, small genitalia, low male hormone levels and often psychosocial problems. A little over half of those affected...

Urology: Lack of ejaculate, seminal vesicles, urinary canal
seminal vesicles, urinary canal, lumpy semen: Paul, during sexual arousal the prostate gland manufactures fluid that accounts for about 2/3 of the volume of ejaculate. The seminal vesicles are paired structures located behind the prostate gland that also manufacture fluid. Sperm from the testicles (which...

Urology: Large fleshy lump on penis, arteries and veins, fleshy area
arteries and veins, fleshy area, tumor cells: Ryan, what you are describing probably represents a thrombosis (clot) of a penile lymphatic vessel. Lymphatics are tissue vessels that are present all over the body connecting lymph nodes. It is a distinctly separate system from blood vessels (arteries...

Urology: Large Kidney stones surgery not an option, kidney stone prevention, double j stents
kidney stone prevention, double j stents, nephrostomy tubes: Only the 100% pure uric acid stones can potentially be dissolved. Other than that, there really is no medical means of chemically dissolving most kidney stones. It depends on the composition of the stones. Since he s had them in the past, there may be a...

Urology: Large Penile Adhesion, inner foreskin, skin bridge
inner foreskin, skin bridge, glans penis: Eric, skin bridges are not an unusual complication of circumcision. When the excessive foreskin is removed during a circumcision, you are left with 2 fresh raw edges. One in the remnant of the inner foreskin which is the tissue just behind the head (glans...

Urology: Laser prostatectomy - complications, laser prostatectomy, cystocopy
laser prostatectomy, cystocopy, urethrotomy: Colin, Sorry to read of your follow up problem to your treatment. As you will see from my CV I am not a medic but have run a prostate help org. for some twelve years now. Begun due to my own inability to squeeze information from anywhere years back when...

Urology: Leakage when urinating, congestive prostatitis, seminal vesicles
congestive prostatitis, seminal vesicles, semen leakage: Bill, this is a very common condition with the medical name congestive prostatitis. During sexual arousal the prostate gland manufactures fluid that accounts for about 2/3 of the volume of ejaculate. The seminal vesicles are paired structures located behind...

Urology: Leaking Urine problems, seminal vesicles, lower abdomen
seminal vesicles, lower abdomen, wind and the rain: Ray, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: Leaking urine, spinal tumor, urine infections
spinal tumor, urine infections, urology specialist: You should probably consult a urology specialist to get a clear idea of what is going on. Urine infections in men are rare and often mean something is not right. While a spinal tumor is possible in this setting, it would be extremely unusual and rare. You...

Urology: Leaky Penis, skinny jeans, kegel exercises
skinny jeans, kegel exercises, urethral discharge: Tim: You asked a whole bunch of questions. I ll try to answer some of them. Without knowing what your urethral discharge is, it s obviously impossible to suggest a treatment. It could be urine which can be treated with Kegel exercises and massaging...

Urology: Liver Cleanse?, gall bladder stones, calcium oxalate
gall bladder stones, calcium oxalate, ammonium phosphate: Dan, I can only comment on kidney stones as urologists do not treat gall bladder stones. The formation of kidney stones is a very complex process. In addition, there are many different types of stones (such as calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, uric acid,...

Urology: Liver Cleanse?, epsom salts, kidney cleansing
epsom salts, kidney cleansing, gall bladder: I would be very skeptical that such cleanses actually work or that they can affect the kidneys in any beneficial way. Please consult your physician before trying any of these methods. There is no scientific evidence that liver or kidney cleansing can dissolve...

Urology: VERY LOW T HELP, full blood test, fsh and lh levels
full blood test, fsh and lh levels, fsh and lh: First, you will almost certainly get the other lab tests you re missing. Namely, prolactin, FSH, LH and probably a free or bioavailable testosterone. Depending on these results, he may recommend going directly to testosterone replacement or an MRI of the...

Urology: Looking for answer to follow up, kidneys stones, groin pain
kidneys stones, groin pain, groin area: This is not the kind of problem that can be easily described here. As such, you really will need to go see a urologist so that an accurate picture of the problem can be presented and reviewed. Suggestions about possibilities are interesting and perhaps educational,...

Urology: Losing erections, scar tissue, erection problem
scar tissue, erection problem, definitive answer: The fact that the erection is good before penetration suggests that the problem is anxiety or stress related. The slanting to the left could be normal or it could be Peyronie s disease which causes scar tissue to build up in the wall of the erection body...

Urology: Loss of Erection, loss of erection, liver failure
loss of erection, liver failure, medication side effects: What you ve described sounds like standard ED. Loss of erection function is certainly treatable but rarely curable. If the problem is intermittent and possibly related to emotional, psychological or stress factors, then a cure is possible, even likely. ...

Urology: Loss of Penis Sensitivty, diabtic, hearing test
diabtic, hearing test, vigina: I doubt the loss of sensitivity has anything to do with the Levitra. It is most likely due to the diabetes. A penile biothesiometry test using a vibrational probe to test the threshold sensivity (something like a hearing test) can be done to clarify the...

Urology: Erection difficulty and dent in right shaft..., visual stimuli, upward curve
visual stimuli, upward curve, erection difficulty: There is no solid data showing any real benefit from Vitamin E but we often prescribe it because we don t have anything better and at least the Vitamin E is inexpensive and won t hurt anything. Yes, in some cases Peyronie s goes away but that s not the...

Urology: Loss of size, external vacuum device, flaccid state
external vacuum device, flaccid state, increased research: I have no explanation for your perceived loss of girth. Having said that, there is no way to say for sure if abstinence would be helpful or not. Some people have tried using Viagra or Cialis on an ongoing basis which may actually be reasonable to try....

Urology: Low eljaculate, benign prostatic hyperplasia, low testosterone levels
benign prostatic hyperplasia, low testosterone levels, seminal vesicles: Alfredo, the are several factors that can affect the volume of the ejaculate. It is not usually due to dietary factors or low testosterone levels and, therefore, supplements of these do not help. Some medications may do this but none that you are taking....

Urology: Low back pain/ Frequent urination, chronic constipation, ureathra
chronic constipation, ureathra, frequent urination: Dan, let me begin by stating that I have no expertise in primary back problems as they are in the field of orthopedics. In the field of urology, by far the most common cause of your symptoms would be prostatitis, an inflammation of the prostate gland. With...

Urology: Low sperm Count, seminal vesicles, urinary canal
seminal vesicles, urinary canal, artificial insemination: Marie, with a sperm count of less than 5 million/ml, the chance of pregnany with normally motile sperm would be very low. With no motile sperm, the chance would be zero. During sexual arousal, the prostate gland manufactures fluid that accounts for about 2/3...

Urology: Low sperm count, likelihood of pregnancy, normal sperm count
likelihood of pregnancy, normal sperm count, low sperm count: Josh, the 3 million/ml. is very low and could well have been related to your febrile illness, assuming this was the first test done. In most men, the initial portion of the ejaculate contains a much greater proportion of the sperm than the last part, making...

Urology: Low Testosterone and ED Issues, heart stress test, free testosterone
heart stress test, free testosterone, low testosterone: Rich, testosterone levels are ideally drawn first thing in the morning and are difficult to compare unless the specimens are drawn at approximately the same time. This is due to normal variations but they are relatively consistent with each patient. The...

Urology: Low Testosterone and ED Issues, heart stress test, free testosterone
heart stress test, free testosterone, low testosterone: You have conflicts because of what you re reading in the paper that conflicts with the advice of your physicians. My advice is listen to your doctors and follow their advice which you haven t been doing. If you have concerns about hormone levels or blindness,...

Urology: Low testicle?, blue balls, horizontal position
blue balls, horizontal position, testicle: If one testicle is normally pulled close to the penis, is unusually firm and presents in a horizontal position, this is clearly not normal and shoult be checked. The testicle cannot diet from having blue-balls with a girl. It can only be damaged by infection,direct...

Urology: Lucuna Magna, wrong with my bladder, unprotected oral sex
wrong with my bladder, unprotected oral sex, meatus: You probably should consult a urologist. This type of problem will not be solved by a ER or standard physician. A specialist like a urologist who can look at the area can probably help more. Having said that, nothing is harder to treat than a sensation...

Urology: Lump above penis on right side in low pubic region, orlando florida usa, sebaceous cysts
orlando florida usa, sebaceous cysts, push ups: Bill, it is difficult to make a proper diagnosis of this sort of problem over the internet without the opportunity to do a physical examination. Therefore, I suggest you see your physician for an examination. Absence of pain with activity does not rule out...

Urology: Lump above my right testicle, wilkes barre pa, tylenol 3
wilkes barre pa, tylenol 3, burning sensation: Michael, you need to see urologist so that a proper diagnosis can be made. It is only after one is sure what you have, that an appropriate treatment plan can be recommended. If indeed your doctor was correct, you have what is called a hydrocele. Surrounding...

Urology: pain whilst urinating, urinary canal, lower abdomen
urinary canal, lower abdomen, wind and the rain: Hayley, sorry for the confusion. The most common cause of discomfort with urination in women is indeed cystitis. Often there are other associated symptoms such as frequency, urgency and blood. I am not sure what you mean by sachets but I assume this is...

Urology: Lump found at the side of the testicle, male reproductive organ, vancouver bc canada
male reproductive organ, vancouver bc canada, exact diagnosis: David, as you might imagine, for this type of problem it is not possible for me to make an exact diagnosis over the internet because of the inability to do a physical examination. However, I shall try to help you. I doubt that the lump will go away and there...

Urology: Lump/Hard Vein in Penis, personal medical advice, 2cm
personal medical advice, 2cm, advil: I certainly can t give you any personal medical advice or guarantees about an unknown and undiagnosed painful lesion in the penis. It could be a vein as you stated, or something else. With the penis swollen and the lesion painful, it sounds like you should...

Urology: Lump in Mid-Penis with issues, kidney stone prevention, snow flake
kidney stone prevention, snow flake, premature ejaculation: Not really. I can t tell if the lump is a Peyronie s plaque or possibly related to a kidney stone. Quick or premature ejaculation is not usually treatable with Cialis which is designed for erection rigidity problems. You should consult a urologist for...

Urology: Lump on penis, lump on penis, sexual activities
lump on penis, sexual activities, urologist: There really isn t much you can do except avoid additional injury to the area. You really shouldn t be following medical treatment from advice on this website, even from me. It s intended for general information only. Plus, we can t physically examine the...

Urology: Lump on penis, lump on penis, maintaining erections
lump on penis, maintaining erections, scar tissue: Sorry, but it s impossible to give you an accurate or reliable opinion based on such minimal information without an examination. It could be scar tissue, Peyronie s or unrelated. The circumcision scar probably has nothing to do with it but you never know....

Urology: Lump on penis, inclusion cyst, lump on penis
inclusion cyst, lump on penis, welfare mom: Oden: Typically, cancer of the penis is quite rare, appears as an ulcerated skin lesion and is almost never a lump under the skin. This is probably just a sebaceous or inclusion cyst or it could be a vein. At some point you ll have to see a physician...

Urology: Lump on penis, arteries and veins, lump on penis
arteries and veins, lump on penis, sexual trauma: Marcus, it is not possible on this type of format to give you a definitive answer. What you are describing probably represents a thrombosis (clot) of a penile lymphatic vessel. Lymphatics are tissue vessels that are present all over the body connecting...

Urology: Lump on the right side of penis, medical center clinic, university medical center
medical center clinic, university medical center, soft texture: I don t know what it is or whether or not it s significant. Soft texture suggests it could just be a blood vessel but it could also be a cyst, localized edema, hematoma or other similar problem. The only way to know for sure is to go see a physician who...

Urology: Lump in scrotum, torsion of the testicle, ultasound
torsion of the testicle, ultasound, vesectomy: Marvin, in evaluating lumps in the scrotum, is important to differentiate?those that are extra-testicular, (originating from the contents of?the scrotum but not actually from the testicle) from those that are?originating from the testicle per se.  The former...

Urology: Lumpy Ejaculation, seminal vesicles, dead sperm
seminal vesicles, dead sperm, urinary canal: Janell, during sexual arousal the prostate gland manufactures fluid that accounts for about 2/3 of the volume of ejaculate. The seminal vesicles are paired structures located behind the prostate gland that also manufacture fluid. Sperm from the testicles...

Urology: lack of good errection, hysto, penile injections
hysto, penile injections, vacuum pump: If you have coronary disease, viagra is not a safe option. Your weak erection may be due to erectile dysfunction seems very frequently in this clinical setting. Your options are what we call second line treatments which are the penile injections either with...

Urology: lack of semon, retrograde ejaculation, prostate infection
retrograde ejaculation, prostate infection, hormone level: I can t say for sure based only on the symptoms mentioned. However a prostate infection might account for some of the symptoms. You should also be checked for retrograde ejaculation and low hormone level. Depression is another possibility. You should talk...

Urology: large lump ON penis, methicillin resistant staph aureus, resistant staph aureus
methicillin resistant staph aureus, resistant staph aureus, lump on penis: Robert, of course it is difficult over the internet to make a specific diagnosis without the opportunity to do a physical examination. However, what you are describing sounds like an infected hair follicle, recurrent boil or an infected sebaceous gland. The...

Urology: large scrotum/testicles, testicular tumors, scrotal support
testicular tumors, scrotal support, scrotum: First, we need to make sure there is some problem with the testicles. Is there a hydrocele (extra fluid around the testicles) or an unusual swelling? Could there be some inflammation? In some cases, testicular tumors present as a generalized enlargement....

Urology: leaking sperm, whitish fluid, cystoscopy
whitish fluid, cystoscopy, cowper: Alan: It s unlikely to be semen. Semen just doesn t leak except just after sex. Whitish fluid could be just secretions from Cowper s ducts and/or the periurethral glands. If so, nothing to worry about. A cystoscopy (the camera thing) is not unreasonable...

Urology: leaking sperm drying on head, circumcisions, skin condition
circumcisions, skin condition, skin problems: I seriously doubt that it s dried semen. This type of skin condition is common after circumcisions but usually resolves after a few months. I know of no specific treatment or remedy, but would suggest applying a simple ointment twice a day to keep the skin...

Urology: likely cause?, process of urination, urinary stream
process of urination, urinary stream, uroxatral: Splitting of the stream is usually due to the shape of the last 1 inch of the urethra. There is no specific treatment for this. Uroxatral is not unreasonable to try as it may increase the urinary stream force and correct the splitting. It has no significant...

Urology: lithotripter, kidney stone prevention, magnetic gun
kidney stone prevention, magnetic gun, diagnostic panel: There are various types, but most use some kind of spark plug, magnetic gun or vibrating crystal to generate a pressure wave. This pressure wave is focused at a point where we try to position the stone. When energy is applied to the underwater spark plug,...

Urology: long term result of viagra, liver function tests, coronary artery disease
liver function tests, coronary artery disease, abnormal liver function: The class of drugs know as PDE5 inhibitors (ie Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis) in proper dosage (which varies with the individual) have been successful in about 80% of patients with ED. Side effects may include headaches, flushing, heart- burn, nasal congestion,...

Urology: looking for the consultant doctor, anatomy and physiology, leicester uk
anatomy and physiology, leicester uk, self esteem issues: Saidu, your problem is complicated as your complains of a small penis, penile curvature and erection problems can all be unique. There is no simple fix or medication for these but I shall try and give you some insight into each. The majority of men believe...

Urology: losing erections, history of drugs, urologist
history of drugs, urologist, clinical trial: Getting erections often is not abnormal at your age. Loss of erections such as you describe is probably related to anxiety and stress since there s no history of drugs, surgery or trauma. In these cases, a brief clinical trial of Viagra is often sufficient...

Urology: loss of sensation during sex, loss of sensation, monogamous relationships
loss of sensation, monogamous relationships, frequent complaint: Mark, this is frequent complaint that most men gradually notice as they age. It is also quite common in monogamous relationships. Ejaculating less frequently (and discontinue masturbation if you do so) will usually improve the situation. Eating a well balanced...

Urology: loss of sensation and erectyle dysfunction, loss of sensation, thyroid function
loss of sensation, thyroid function, penis head: Aryan: First, you certainly sound depressed and should consult a physician to get help for this. A low male hormone level might be contributing. This would account for the decreased sensation and lowered sexual interest. Trouble with stool is best...

Urology: lot of urine after 1.30 hrs swimming, urine production, medical reason
urine production, medical reason, lot of water: Sorry, but I am unaware of any such increase in urination after swimming nor any medical reason that would account for it. Typically, swimming in salt water would tend to be dehydrating. Stenuous physical activity like swimming would be expected to reduce...

Urology: low right testie, spermatic cord, having children
spermatic cord, having children, scrotum: It is normal to have the right testicle lower than the left one.It does not cause infertility. Soreness may be due to varicocele (enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord. Make sure there is no abnormalities when you palpate your scrotum and testes...

Urology: low sperm count, low sperm count, fertility evaluation
low sperm count, fertility evaluation, infertility problem: Victoria, infertility is the general term applied to those conditions that make it difficult for a couple to conceive. Usually, if a couple has tried for a pregnancy for one year by having intercourse at the proper time each month without success, an infertility...

Urology: low sperm count, ejaculatory duct obstruction, post vasectomy
ejaculatory duct obstruction, post vasectomy, seminal vesicles: The procedure worked or else there would be live sperm. What happened is that the seminal vesicles are not getting rid of the dead sperm. This could be due to an ejaculatory duct obstruction such as from a stone or just failure of having an adequate number...

Urology: very low testosterone/HUGE vericocele, pain in right testicle, vericocele
pain in right testicle, vericocele, testosterone test: Kevin, first let me say that when you speak of rupture I can t be sure if you mean a hernia or an actual injury to the testicle when it was lacerated. It is possible that either incident may have damaged that one testicle. A varicocele is a collection...

Urology: lower back pain during masturbation, burning during urination, muscle spasm
burning during urination, muscle spasm, lower back pain: There is no medical or scientific explanation I can think of that would account for intermittent back pain during masturbation. The nerves that might be involved in these two activities are quite different. I suspect it was most likely a muscle spasm and...

Urology: lump near anus, sebaceous cyst, golf caddie
sebaceous cyst, golf caddie, butt cheek: This is most likely folliculitis or an infected sebaceous cyst. I would try some hot sitz baths while waiting for an appointment preferably with a general surgeon. They typically are the specialists who deal with these problems in the anatomical area you...

Urology: lump to right testical, inflammatory bowel diseases, lower abdomen
inflammatory bowel diseases, lower abdomen, kidney stones: Lee, in evaluating lumps in the scrotum, is important to differentiatethose originating in the testicle from those that are extra-testicular. The latter are almost invariably benign. Testicular lesions can also be benign, the most common of these being a...

Urology: lump on shaft of penis under skin, inclusion cyst, sebaceous glands
inclusion cyst, sebaceous glands, lump on shaft of penis: Ryan, as you can understand, it is impossible to make an exact diagnosis over the internet without being able to do a physical examination. However, most of the lumps you notice are a specialized type of sweat gland present on the genitalia called sebaceous...

Urology: lump in shaft, sclerosing lymphangitis, type cancer
sclerosing lymphangitis, type cancer, lymph fluids: It is highly unlikely to be a cancer and it doesn t sound like sclerosing lymphangitis . (You really shouldn t be trying to diagnose yourself from the Internet.) A biopsy of the tissue of the penis is almost never necessary. For example, penile cancer...

Urology: lump in vein on the shaft of penis, clogged sweat gland, arteries and veins
clogged sweat gland, arteries and veins, worry wart: Shannon, from your description, I can t be sure what the lesion is. It may be a benign cyst or clogged sweat gland (sebaceuos gland). If the lesion is new, it could represent a thrombosis (clot) of a penile lymphatic vessel. Lymphatics are tissue vessels...

Urology: lumps, pubic bone, colonoscopy
pubic bone, colonoscopy, prostate cancer: Fred: What you describe sounds like a lymph node. This could be due to inflammation, infection and sometimes other problems. It s not a tendon. You should consult your family physician for a complete physical. Oh yes, one more thing. Stop the heavy...

Urology: MARIHUANA EFFECTS MALES REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM, smoking marijuana, qestion
smoking marijuana, qestion, erection problem: Well, you sure don t get any spelling awards. Anyway, there is no known reason why your testicle should hurt after smoking marijuana. Marijuana is actually being studied and used as an analgesic. You probably know that it also can be used to mitigate the...

Urology: Macro Hematuria, urine cytology, american urologic association
urine cytology, american urologic association, microscopic hematuria: Bert, the Avodart (or Proscar) generally take about 3-6 months to shrink the prostate and the varices. If it is successful, you need to stay on the drug as discontinuing the medication will allow the prostate and varices to grow back. If the Avodart is unsuccessful...

Urology: Male Anatomy, male anatomy, sweat gland
male anatomy, sweat gland, proper diagnosis: Michael, it is possible that this is not a sebaceous cyst. If you have had it since childhood, it could just be a congenital fistula (a tract that either ends blindly in the tissues or possibly communicating with you urethra or a gland remnant). In either...

Urology: Male Chastity, orgasm denial, seminal vesicles
orgasm denial, seminal vesicles, male chastity: Bill, during sexual arousal the prostate gland manufactures fluid that accounts for about 2/3 of the volume of ejaculate. The seminal vesicles are paired structures located behind the prostate gland that also manufacture fluid. Sperm from the testicles (which...

Urology: Male ejaculation, retrograde ejaculation, male ejaculation
retrograde ejaculation, male ejaculation, happy holidays: 3 mls would be on the small side of the normal range which is typically about 1 tsp or about 5 cc. This can vary from 3 - 8 or 10 mls. but is usually around 5. Not much you can do about your volume. It is what it is. Very low volumes can indicate retrograde...

Urology: Male Fertility, infertility problems, jockey shorts
infertility problems, jockey shorts, changing your life style: Joe, there is no specific answer to your question as it varies greatly with each individual. However, there are some factors that you can control that may adversely effect the sperm count. These include alcohol, cigarette & cigar smoking, marijuana, most...

Urology: Male Genital Health, pros and cons of circumcision, urinary tract infections
pros and cons of circumcision, urinary tract infections, balanoposthitis: Anonymous, there are many excellent internet references on the pros and cons of circumcision and two of the links to these are attached. The benefits are a lesser risk of penile and urinary tract infections, STD including AIDS, penile cancer in the male and...

Urology: Male incontinence, bladder control problems, kegel exercise
bladder control problems, kegel exercise, male incontinence: First, any male with significant bladder control problems should consult a physician, preferably a urologist. Kegel exercises can be done by men as well as women. For men, the instructions are to squeeze the anus for 3-5 seconds then relax. Repeat for...

Urology: Male issues, psychologist psychiatrist, hormone level
psychologist psychiatrist, hormone level, sex therapist: This is not a physical issue but a psychological one. I suggest you get your boyfriend to contact a psychologist, psychiatrist or certified sex therapist for counselling. He can also start with his personal physician. Lack of interest in sex can be a sign...

Urology: Male masturbation problem, red vein, definitive advice
red vein, definitive advice, superficial skin: This forum is intended for general information and not specific medical advice in lieu of a physician. The red vein you noticed could be an infection, a cyst, a thrombosed vein, a superficial skin tear, a small hematoma, a thrombus or frenular injury. Without...

Urology: Mass in scrotum, torsion of the testicle, spermatocele
torsion of the testicle, spermatocele, hydatid: Kenneth, as mentioned, a varicocele is basically empty when you lie down and fills with blood when you stand because of the force of gravity. It may enlarge some more with physical activity especially those associated with a valsalva maneuver. The latter...

Urology: Masturbating away kidney stones, kidney stones handbook, signs of gout
kidney stones handbook, signs of gout, potassium citrate: Marc: If you know you have a uric acid problem with both stones and gout, why are you not taking care of it? This condition, called gouty diathesis , causes you to make many stones and will continue to do so unless you have it treated. Masturbation is...

Urology: Can Masturbation Cause Urethral stricture And Urethritis?, urethral strictures, stricture
urethral strictures, stricture, urologist: Randy: We never say never in medicine because it is always possible for bizarre and strange things to happen. However, it would be highly unlikely and unusual for masturbation however excessive to cause urethral strictures or urethritis. If you are having...

Urology: Maturation arrest- (testes), low testosterone levels, male infertility
low testosterone levels, male infertility, causes of maturation: The exact causes of maturation arrest are not well understood. In some cases it can be caused by radiation or chemotherapy, but most cases are thought to be genetic. It cannot be reversed. It usually is not associated with low testosterone levels. Treatment...

Urology: Mental, hardening of the arteries, plumbing problem
hardening of the arteries, plumbing problem, better than viagra: Lee, sorry for the delay in responding but the web site just forwarded your question to me today. I have no personal experience in sexual therapy. However, there are a number of emotion causes for ED. Anxiety, depression, feelings of inferiority, and performance...

Urology: Microscopic Hematuria, uric acid crystals, microscopic hematuria
uric acid crystals, microscopic hematuria, red blood cells: The ultrasound is not considered adequate for evaluation of hematuria because it does not give enough detail. The accepted standard for evaluation of hematuria is the following: 1) IVP or CT scan. The IVP is more detailed and gives a better picture of...

Urology: Microscopic hematuria, microscopic haematuria, bile salts
microscopic haematuria, bile salts, pus cells: The cause of your disease is undetermined . As such, it s not possible to answer your question about it s cause or consequences. A urine cytology test and cystoscopy should probably be done to complete the workup as well as a CT scan to determine for sure...

Urology: Microscopic hematuria, microscopic haematuria, bile salts
microscopic haematuria, bile salts, pus cells: Ahmad, there are many possible causes for blood in the urine (hematuria). The origin of the bleeding can come from the upper (kidneys or ureters) or lower (bladder, prostate, urethra) urinary tract. Blood seen only under the microscope (microscopic hematuria)...

Urology: Mild testicular and perineal pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety attacks
stress and anxiety, anxiety attacks, inflammation of the prostate: The area in the testicle you describe could be the epididymis. This sometimes becomes inflamed. This may or may not be associated with an inflammation of the prostate. Only a physician can make this kind of diagnosis, so it will be a good idea to see your...

Urology: Misdiagnose STD, having an orgasm, kidney stone
having an orgasm, kidney stone, burning sensation: If you haven t had any sexual contact, then chlamydia and gonorrhea are quite unlikely. Amoxicillin is a reasonable urinary antibiotic, but is not specific for urethritis. Vibramycin or Cipro are generally considered better choices. Your symptoms are not...

Urology: Misdiagnosed, pelvic inflamatory disease, anti inflammatory drugs
pelvic inflamatory disease, anti inflammatory drugs, chronic pelvic inflammatory disease: As far as I know, there is not such thing as chronic pelvic inflammatory disease although there is a condition involving chronic pelvic pain syndrome which is almost the same thing. While uroxatral is a good drug for this, it isn t the only one. For example,...

Urology: Morning urination, dribbling, urinary canal, lower abdomen
urinary canal, lower abdomen, wind and the rain: Chris, these symptom are most commonly caused by some swelling of the prostate gland. At your age, it is usually due to congestion of the prostate gland or inflammation, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency...

Urology: MRI of penis, duplex ultrasound, prolonged erection
duplex ultrasound, prolonged erection, corpora cavernosa: I have no experience with MRI of the penis and cannot imaging doing it for the reasons you gave. You may want to direct this question to a radiologist who does MRI s. Even if something questionable showed up, we have no effective treatments for lesions...

Urology: Multiple issues, penile rash, open lesions
penile rash, open lesions, male genitalia: Boomer: So essentially you ve been treated for prostatitis and had a penile rash. The rash is still there. It s very hard to give advice on skin lesions through a strictly text based medium like this forum. For what it s worth, the dermatologists are...

Urology: Multiple Problems Related To Penis, vas deferens, definitive answer
vas deferens, definitive answer, foreskin: I have no idea what the tubular thing you urinated was. A stone is possible. It is not possible to pass the Vas deferens in the urine. Absolutely impossible. From your description, it sounds like the foreskin is causing a problem with urination. Consult...

Urology: Multiple Problems Related To Penis, seminal vesicles, seminiferous tubules
seminal vesicles, seminiferous tubules, sertoli cell only syndrome: Pankaj, sperm are produced in the testicles by cells that line the seminiferous tubules. The sperm exit the testicles via small tubules called the rete testes, which then enter the head of the epididymis. The epididymis is a snake like coiled group of tubules...

Urology: Multiple Problems Related To Penis, foreskin retraction, inner foreskin
foreskin retraction, inner foreskin, blood test for diabetes: Pankaj, it is common for uncircumcised men to urinate inside of the foreskin and then have it drip out. This usually occurs when one has either a very long or a very tight foreskin. The fact that your stream is normal when you retract the foreskin, means...

Urology: I'm wondering if I could have..., recurrent yeast infections, controversial diagnosis
recurrent yeast infections, controversial diagnosis, yeast syndrome: While unusual it may be possible. Candida or yeast syndrome is a controversial diagnosis. Paitents tend to crave yeast based foods like bread and have evidence of frequent or recurrent yeast infections. Unfortunately, only a physician can make the diagnosis...

Urology: macroscopic haematuria, gross hematuria, winston missouri
gross hematuria, winston missouri, urinary bladder: Jette Elise, gross hematuria is always a frightening experience. The bleeding can come from anywhere in the urinary tract, from the kidneys above to the tip of the penis below. There are many causes such as trauma, stones, infection and tumors. The most...

Urology: maintianing an erection during intercourse & the inability to ejaculate during, long periods of time, emotional problem
long periods of time, emotional problem, sex therapist: Rain: The fact that he can ejaculate with masturbation but not intercourse indicates a psychological/emotional problem. It s not a physcical defect or disorder. A mental health professional such as a sex therapist should be able to help him. Men who...

Urology: male bedwetting, excessive alcohol consumption, thin metal plate
excessive alcohol consumption, thin metal plate, nocturnal enuresis: Bettie, the medical term for bedwetting is enuresis. It is most common in children and usually subsides on its own by the time of puberty. It can, however, persist well into the teen years and adulthood. One must separate those individuals who wet only...

Urology: male bedwetting, bladder problem, throat cancer
bladder problem, throat cancer, wetting the bed: Yes, he should be checked. This may or may not be a prostate or bladder problem. Sometimes the problem is just too much urine production. Have him do a voiding diary where the time and amount of urine voided are measured. Just do this for one day to give...

Urology: male chastity, male chastity device, male chastity devices
male chastity device, male chastity devices, erectile tissue: I am not familiar with any male chastity devices. My suspicion is that they might potentially cause some damage if they are designed to prevent erections so I wouldn t recommend it. If you re determined to use such a device, take it with you and have it...

Urology: male discharge, urethra stricture, discharge from the penis
urethra stricture, discharge from the penis, exact diagnosis: Destiny, as you might imagine, for this type of problem it is not possible for me to make an exact diagnosis over the internet because of the inability to do a physical examination. However, I shall try to help you. The stain on his underwear may be either...

Urology: male ejaculation, male ejaculation, home remedy
male ejaculation, home remedy, abnormal condition: Beau: There is no simple way to increase ejaculation volume. Avoiding ejaculation for 3-4 days is probably the only effective home remedy. If there is retrograde ejaculation, an abnormal condition where some or all of the semen goes backwards into the...

Urology: male harmone, red blood cell, red blood cell count
red blood cell, red blood cell count, testosterone deficiency: Mr. India, testosterone is a potent hormone with many potential side effects such as elevation of the cholesterol, red blood cell count, fluid retention, hepatitis, liver neoplasms, enlargement of the prostate and flare up of pre-existing prostate cancer,...

Urology: male issues, sexual lubricant, sexual lubricants
sexual lubricant, sexual lubricants, sexual trauma: Teri, mostly likely your boyfriend did suffer a contusion of the penis secondary to sexual trauma. This indeed is due to a leak from a blood vessel, usually a vein. The process is self limiting and generally resolves on its own in 1-2 weeks. In the interim,...

Urology: male penile sensitivity, low testosterone levels, physical illnesses
low testosterone levels, physical illnesses, penile sensitivity: Melissa, it is true that sensation in the penis gradually decreases with age but there is great individual variability of this symptom. there is no medication I know of that can turn back the hands of time. Some things that may help: 1. Increase the interval...

Urology: male penius, penius, dired
penius, dired, bottem: I m truly sorry that I can t really help with that. I m just not sure, from your description, what you are trying to describe. My best suggestion is to ask your parents to arrange a consultation with a physician who can do a brief examination and tell...

Urology: male problems, low testosterone level, bilateral hydroceles
low testosterone level, bilateral hydroceles, dexa scan: Sperm counts are very subjective and usually need to be repeated at least twice. You didn t pass on the normal reference ranges which differ from one lab to another. Still, there are many abnormal sperm and a low testosterone level. Arimidex is a hormonal...

Urology: male problems, sexual medicine society of north america, tertiary care center
sexual medicine society of north america, tertiary care center, erection difficulty: Masturbation does not cause erection trouble or injury but your prostatitis may. You should consider seeing a urologist associated with a tertiary care center or medical school who can help you with further treatment of your prostatitis with things like Elmiron,...

Urology: marijuana use and urine retention, difficulty urinating, urine retention
difficulty urinating, urine retention, urinating at night: There are some older reports of marijuana use causing urinary retention and difficulty. But this may or may not be the reason you are having urinary trouble and most people who may use marijuana do not have this problem. Obviously, you should stop using...

Urology: mastrubation, alcohol intake, orgasm
alcohol intake, orgasm, thrust: Ajaz, the force and the amount of ejaculate will vary as will the degree of orgasm. These are perfectly normal variations based on many factors such as frequency of ejaculation, degree of fatigue or rest, diet, alcohol intake, medications taken, etc. As long...

Urology: Over masturbation, low testosterone levels, complete blood count
low testosterone levels, complete blood count, low thyroid: Roberto, it is usual for teenagers to masturbate quite frequently. This does NOT lead to hormone depletion. There are many causes for lack of energy such as anemia, low thyroid or low testosterone levels. These can easily be checked by your doctor with...

Urology: has to do with masturbation, general good health, dietary measures
general good health, dietary measures, health measures: There is nothing specific you can do to improve sexual health other than general good health measures such as exercise and good dietary measures. Ibuprofen such as Motrin or Advil are considered good anti-inflammatories for general use. Cephalexin is a...

Urology: has to do with masturbation, excessive alcohol intake, urinary canal
excessive alcohol intake, urinary canal, sexual organ: Fred, when you become sexually aroused, the prostate gland fills with fluid. At the time of ejaculation, the prostate contracts and forces its fluid into the urethra (urinary canal), where it mixes with other fluids to form the semen. About 2/3 of the ejaculate...

Urology: masturbation, congestive prostatitis, seminal vesicles
congestive prostatitis, seminal vesicles, urinary canal: Tim, it may that you just strained some muscles in the back. If so, this should get better on its own in a few days. Another possibility is that you may have some congestion in the prostate if you did not ejaculate completely. A partially full prostsatte...

Urology: masturbation, loss of libido, memory loss
loss of libido, memory loss, loss of interest: First of all, masturbation does not cause memory loss, loss of libido, fatigue, etc. Discovery of masturbation at age 16 is hardly unique and maybe a little later than most. There is no need to get rid of masturbation as you can just stop doing it. Pills...

Urology: masturbation, seminal vesicles, semen volume
seminal vesicles, semen volume, urinary canal: Mehdi, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: masturbation, sex hormones, urologist
sex hormones, urologist, urethra: There is no known limit to the number of times you can masturbate a day without harm, but after a point the skin of the penis will literally become red and raw. This would indicate overuse. How many times a week is average depends on your individual sex...

Urology: Over masturbation, symptoms of fatigue, depression anxiety
symptoms of fatigue, depression anxiety, male hormones: It is unlikely that the masturbation had anything to do with your current problems. Depression can certainly cause a loss of energy as well as other symptoms. A screening examination for thyroid function, blood count and testosterone level would be more...

Urology: medical, fungal infection of the skin, stomach area
fungal infection of the skin, stomach area, testical: Larry, I think it is unlikely that the reaction you are noticing is related to oral sex. You probably have a yeast or fungal infection of the skin in that area. The pain in your testicle may be the start of epididymitis but in that instance, the testicle...

Urology: Can men be allergic to Nuva Ring?, jock itch, yeast infection
jock itch, yeast infection, yeast infections: Stef, allergic reactions on the penile skin can indeed occur. The allergy can be anything the penis comes in contact such as the Nuva ring chemicals, feminine hygiene sprays, condom lubricants, soap, detergents used on clothes, etc. There are reports of...

Urology: mens health, seminal vesicles, prostatitis
seminal vesicles, prostatitis, nosebleed: The condition is called hematospermia and is usually quite benign. It s caused by a leaking blood vessel or capillary in the seminal vesicles. Think of it like a nosebleed inside the semen system. Prostatitis and prostate cancer can do this but these are...

Urology: mild bruising pain 6 months after cystoscopy, seminal vesicles, lower abdomen
seminal vesicles, lower abdomen, wind and the rain: Felipe, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: Never mind the bollocks...that's not my case, good advices, defective valve
good advices, defective valve, smoking addiction: Charly, a varicocele is a collection of varicose veins of the spermatic cord (the rope-like structure that suspends each testicle). They occur in about 15% of the male population. More than 90% occur on the left, 5% on the right and the rest are bilateral....

Urology: minor penis swelling, accurate diagnosis, manual stimulation
accurate diagnosis, manual stimulation, tissue fluid: Brian, it is difficult to make an accurate diagnosis on this type of problem without the opportunity to do a physical examination. My suspicion is that the swelling is just some tissue fluid (edema) from having too vigorous sexual activity. You may or may...

Urology: missing head of penis, sex with my girlfriend, red dots
sex with my girlfriend, red dots, prostaglandin e: I can t be sure what kind of damage you may have done, but regardless of that you main problem sounds psychological. Acting like 40, lacking motivation, drinking, not able to produce adrenaline are all signs of clinical depression. Nothing done to the penis,...

Urology: mobile stone on right testicle, torsion of the testicle, hydatid
torsion of the testicle, hydatid, tunica albuginea: Tom, in evaluating lumps in the scrotum, is important to differentiate those that are extra-testicular, (originating from the contents of the scrotum but not actually from the testicle) from those that are originating from the testicle per se. The former...

Urology: multiple times, time ed, multiple times
time ed, multiple times, orgasms: Cliff: Officially, the drug makers have not tested or looked at multiple events of intercourse during the expected duration of their ED meds. However, in the real world, this is done all the time. ED drugs will only facilitate the erection. Orgasms are...

Urology: Nagging pain in the Vas deferens areas, spermatic cord, pain discomfort
spermatic cord, pain discomfort, muscle pain: Not really. In some cases prostatitis can cause similar problems. A hernia or injury to the spermatic cord might behave similar but it certainly isn t clear just from your description. It s entirely possible that your examination could be perfectly normal....

Urology: Need advice before Urology visit-Flacid Hard shaft, prolonged erection, sexual time
prolonged erection, sexual time, lymp: Sorry, but there really isn t anything that would normally cause hardening of the flaccid penis. Scar tissue is a possibility but it usually takes more time to develop. While it may not be serious, there is very little we can do to help fix internal penis...

Urology: Needing toilet after cumming., seminal vesicles, urinary canal
seminal vesicles, urinary canal, lower abdomen: Jon, it is common to have the desire to urinate shortly after ejaculation. However, if the frequency persists for several hours or longer thereafter, you may have an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. If the latter is the case, it...

Urology: Nerve.., cold test, trial error
cold test, trial error, devin: Devin, I am certain it will heal. Yes it will take longer to resolve if you continue to irritate the area of injury. The only way to tell is by trial & error . Everyone heals at a different rate and each episode of trauma is unique. You can gently stimulate...

Urology: Nerve.., masturbation techniques, glans
masturbation techniques, glans, sexual activity: Devin, too rough & vigorous masturbation techniques may bruise the penile tissues and nerves. If you allow the area to heal without further sexual activity for 7-10 days, it usually resolves. Once better, be more gentle with all sexual activity and get in...

Urology: Neurogenic Bladder, bladder muscle, cystometrogram
bladder muscle, cystometrogram, enablex: Robert: If you can t void, the last thing you need is something like Enablex that relaxes the bladder muscle. First, you need a proper urological evaluation of what effect exactly you ve had from the stroke. This involves a bladder pressure test (called...

Urology: Neurogenic bladder, bladder condition, bladder neck
bladder condition, bladder neck, bladder dysfunction: Calvin, inability to empty the bladder occurs either because there is an obstruction to the outflow of urine from the urinary bladder (such as from an enlarged prostate) or inability of the bladder musculature to contract forcefully enough to open the bladder...

Urology: Night time pain, definitive evaluation, prostate infection
definitive evaluation, prostate infection, prostate exam: Pain between the testicles and rectum is in the area called the Perineum and usually reflects a prostate infection in men. Consult a urologist for a more definitive evaluation of the prostate. Meanwhile, try avoiding caffeine and alcohol. Also, try sitting...

Urology: NOCTURNAL ERECTIONS, nocturnal erections, deer in the headlights
nocturnal erections, deer in the headlights, phenylpropanolamine: There are definitely ways to reduce nocturnal erections. If your physician is a urologist, he or she should know what to do. If the surgeon was not a urologist, ask for a referral to a urologist for some help. Oral decongestants such as phenylpropanolamine,...

Urology: Nocturmal erections, nocturnal erections, mild sedative
nocturnal erections, mild sedative, sedative effect: Adlane, the normal male has 3-5 good quality erections every night while sleeping. The usually occur in the REM stage of sleep and most of them, therefore, are not remembered. However, it is not uncommon for men to also awaken with erection and remember...

Urology: Nocturnal erections on TCA, long lasting erections, nocturnal erections
long lasting erections, nocturnal erections, longer erections: John: I doubt that doxepin is responsible for any of this. Typically, it interferes with erection function. Priapism would be painful and last for hours which is not what you ve described. Skin issues are hard to diagnose with actually examining the area....

Urology: Non-stop, heavy bloody ejaculations, beta sitosterol, brownish discoloration
beta sitosterol, brownish discoloration, excessive alcohol: Mike, this type of bleeding usually comes from the prostate gland. It is due to a tear in one of the fragile veins of the prostate. The prostate is the organ that produces the majority of the seminal fluid in response to sexual stimulation. When the prostate...

Urology: Normal Flaccid penis versus stump, symptoms of prostitis, male pelvis
symptoms of prostitis, male pelvis, flaccid penis: John: The prostate is located in the middle of the male pelvis so any problem with it will interfere with normal pelvic functioning including erections. More specifically, the nerves that control erection function are located just outside the prostatic...

Urology: NSAID, hiv protease inhibitors, druggist
hiv protease inhibitors, druggist, pde: Rick, I am unaware of any interaction between NSAIDs and PDE-5 inhibitors. However, the definitive answer should come from your druggist who has at his disposal a cross referencing program of all drugs for adverse reactions. PDE-5 inhibitors are metabolized...

Urology: Numb, normal penis, nervous system disorders
normal penis, nervous system disorders, central nervous system: Sean: I can t tell you how a normal penis feels. If it were normal, you wouldn t be writing me. Causes of decreased sensation in the head of the penis include circulatory problems, central nervous system disorders and diabetes. Various injuries and...

Urology: Numb Glans again.., excessive friction, sex intercourse
excessive friction, sex intercourse, glans: Ted, I assume you took the Viagra prior to having sex. If so, you must have bruised the area again before it was healed completely. As mentioned, it is important with sexual activity for the next few months to use a liberal amount of a good lubricant to...

Urology: Numb Glans, cause numbness, liver problems
cause numbness, liver problems, weird feeling: I don t know for sure, but clearly masturbation doesn t cause numbness. There could be an infection or this could indicate a problem with the nerves in general such as a slipped disk problem. Diabetes, alcohol and liver problems can also interfere with sensation...

Urology: Numb glans.., sensory nerves, peehole
sensory nerves, peehole, glans: Ted, excessive trauma to the penis can indeed damage the sensory nerves causing a numb feeling. Technically you bruised the nerve and as the inflammation resolves, the numbness will disappear. The term regenerate applies to nerves that have been severed...

Urology: Numb Penis, spinal anesthesia, body sounds
spinal anesthesia, body sounds, pain medication: Mike Parker: I have no idea when the numbness will go away. It could be hours, days or possibly even longer. A shot that numbed the whole body sounds like spinal anesthesia or epidural pain medication. If so, then the decreased sensation will take some...

Urology: Numb Penis, nerve problem, curved penis
nerve problem, curved penis, nerve problems: You don t get a curved penis from masturbation. It occurs either from injury or something called Peyronie s disease which involves scarring of part of the erection bodies. Numbness could indicate involvement of the nerves with a Peyronie s plaque or some...

Urology: Numbing of penis, resting heart rate, erection difficulties
resting heart rate, erection difficulties, meeting in progress: Sitting on a hard surface may be aggravating some prostatitis or putting pressure on nerves/blood vessels that are involved in the erection process that run under the pelvis. His extra weight and the blood problems contribute to this. He should see his regular...

Urology: Numbness in my penis, leg nerves, l5 s1
leg nerves, l5 s1, bicycle seat: You need to avoid the bicycle. The exercise is fine but it s been shown that using the bicycle seat puts tremendous pressure exactly where the nerves to the penis travel around the prostate. If you can avoid the bicycle seat, you will probably eliminate...

Urology: Nuvaring, allergic dermatitis, nuvaring
allergic dermatitis, nuvaring, skin conditions: Tom: It s unusual to develop a contact allergic dermatitis only after 4 days, but that s what it sounds like. Still, it s probably best to have a physician check it out. Dermatologists are considered the experts on skin conditions like this on the penis....

Urology: near crural subclinical penile fracture,or crural ventral subclinical tear, duplex ultrasound, erectile difficulties
duplex ultrasound, erectile difficulties, urologist: No, not necessarily. The duplex ultrasound is designed to check blood flow; not look for tears. And a subclinical tear is just that; subclinical means not clinically significant. There really isn t any small tears in the walls of the erection bodies....

Urology: need to ask, alpha glucosidase, viability test
alpha glucosidase, viability test, sperm analysis: The white count is a little high suggesting possible infection. Volume at 4 cc is normal as are most of the other parameters. Motility is still the main problem. You need to get a second semen analysis and see a urologist or reproductive endocrinologist...

Urology: need to ask, alpha glucosidase, amorphus
alpha glucosidase, amorphus, sperm test: First, in my opinion, you didn t have agood reason for getting the test initially. Second, we usually require a minimum of two separate semen analyses for interpretation. Finally, interpretation of these tests is the responstibility of the physician...

Urology: need to ask, calcium oxalate stones, urea plasma
calcium oxalate stones, urea plasma, lower abdomen: JX, based on the information provided, I cannot give you specific answers but I shall try to do my best under the circumstances. A high amount of calcium oxalate in the urine is very common and may just be related to your diet or state of hydration when the...

Urology: need to ask, chlamydia infections, psa test
chlamydia infections, psa test, prostate infections: Chlamydia antigen just means you were exposed at some point to chlamydia. The exposure stimulated your immune system to make antibodies which I assume are what was detected. Exposure may have been incidental and not necessarily sexual. Chlamydia infections...

Urology: need help, stress treatment, premature ejaculation
stress treatment, premature ejaculation, sexual problem: This sounds like premature ejaculation. It s a common sexual problem caused by anxiety and stress. Treatment involves either use of an SSRI medication like Zoloft or Prozac. Curative treatment usually involves sex therapy under the guidance of a certified...

Urology: nephrostomy tubes, nephrostomy tubes, renal pelvis
nephrostomy tubes, renal pelvis, guide wires: Pete, there are several types of nephrostomy tubes. Those with curled ends are manufactured that way intentionally. They are hollow flexible catheters that can be made from a variety of relatively inert materials that minimize crystalization of urinary by...

Urology: new pain, thougts, scrotum
thougts, scrotum, abdominal pain: It s hard to say what this could be without an examination. Normal ejaculation whether delayed or early does not cause any harm to anything. Maybe there is an underlying infection or perhaps the abdominal pain is totally unrelated. Please consult your physician...

Urology: nocturnal erections, rapid eye movement, nocturnal erections
rapid eye movement, nocturnal erections, hodgkins disease: Michael, nocturnal erections are a normal occurrence in men. They occur during the REM (rapid eye movement) stage of sleep, average about 3-5 per night and last for up to 30 minutes. They are thought to be triggered by fantasy dreams, but during REM, most...

Urology: nocturnal erections, nocturnal erections, morning erections
nocturnal erections, morning erections, erection problems: By definition, nocturnal erections only occur when you are asleep. Therefore, you really can t tell if they are still there or gone unless they are actually measured or someone else is watching. Lack of morning erections is related but not necessarily a...

Urology: nodule on penis shaft, corpora cavernosa, surgical excision
corpora cavernosa, surgical excision, scar tissue: Kim, the nodule on your husbands penis is not related to the fact that he had a circumcision, vasectomy or family history of prostate problems and breast cancer. It most likely represents a mild form of Peyronie s disease. This condition was first described...

Urology: non painful 6 hour erection, duplex ultrasound, nocturnal erections
duplex ultrasound, nocturnal erections, prolonged erection: Richard: I m certainly not going to argue with Tom Lue who I regard as one of the top experts in the world on this issue. Since the penile doppler is normal, there is no detectable structural damage. The fact that your erections are not as good as they...

Urology: nonbacterial prostatitis, correct antibiotic, low sex drive
correct antibiotic, low sex drive, urodynamics study: You need to have a workup. A urine culture is needed to make sure you are on the correct antibiotic. Also a ultrasound of the prostate to make sure there is no abscess in the prostate. A Cystoscopy to see if there is any scarring in the urethra. A urodynamics...

Urology: nonlinear erection, urologist, erection
urologist, erection, blood flow: Well, it s not exactly normal but as long as the final erection is OK it probably is usable. It would be highly unusual to have a blockage within the penis as that s just not the way the anatomy works. You should consult a urologist for an examination and...

Urology: back to normal?, bladder tumor, west haven ct
bladder tumor, west haven ct, bladder wall: Bob, it is quite common after a transurethral resection of a bladder tumor (TURBT) to have irritating symptoms such as urgency, frequency and burining until the surgical ulcer created at the tumor sire is healed. This usually takes about 6-8 weeks. If you...

Urology: novo-trimel, novo trimel, neurologist
novo trimel, neurologist, headaches: It s always possible to have a rare or unique reaction to any medication. However, it s highly unlikely that novo-trimel is causing your headaches. Still, follow the advice of your neurologist who may recommend stopping all unnecessary medications. Delayed...

Urology: numb penis/erections, genital numbness, male sexual problems
genital numbness, male sexual problems, liver failure: Patrick: Decreased sensation could be due to various neurological problems and disorders, vitamin deficiency, spinal cord injury, depression, liver failure, alcoholism, diabetes, etc. A penile sensitivity test called biothesiometry could be done to determine...

Urology: numbness, sex with my wife, dull pain
sex with my wife, dull pain, going to the bathroom: It is quite unlikely to actually strain a muscle solely from vigorous sexual activity but anything is possible. The fact that the sensation travels to the rectum suggests the prostate may be involved or that the injury involved a muscle that also goes to...

Urology: Ocasional Buring, seminal vesicles, semen volume
seminal vesicles, semen volume, urinary canal: Jake, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: Odd lump, sebaceous cysts, penis shaft
sebaceous cysts, penis shaft, scar tissue: I presume you re asking what the lump is. The answer is I can t tell without an examination. Most of the time, such lumps are benign sebaceous cysts, but they could also be scar tissue or a thrombosed vein. Ask your family physician to examine it and tell...

Urology: Odd question.., sphincter muscles, urinary tract infections
sphincter muscles, urinary tract infections, watersports activities: You re right, this is a strange one. Urination requires relaxation of the sphincter muscles. These muscles tighten during sexual arousal and erections. Therefore, it s much harder to void with an erection. This can be affected by medications, surgery,...

Urology: Odd symptoms, please help., dull ache, lift weights
dull ache, lift weights, odd symptoms: Intermittent, vague problems like these are very hard to pinpoint. First, you should consult a physician. While it s doubtful that there is anything serious going on, it s impossible to be sure without an examination. The pain in the thigh may not even...

Urology: Ointments (?), seminal vesicles, urinary canal
seminal vesicles, urinary canal, lower abdomen: Tim, I would not recommend any type of topical medication or ointment for the symptoms you are describing. For this type of discomfort, the use of mild oral pain relievers such as aspirin or tylenol is preferred. However, you should see a physician to try...

Urology: Openings on penis glans swollen, feminine hygiene products, signs of stds
feminine hygiene products, signs of stds, moderate drinker: Patrick, decreased force to urine flow and ejaculation suggest some swelling or blockage in the urethra. This may be due to a narrowing in the urethra anywhere along its length. Strictures which are relatively short areas of narrowing due to scar tissue...

Urology: Opinion please, small bowel series, pain in lower right abdomen
small bowel series, pain in lower right abdomen, lower abdominal discomfort: Sorry, but I really don t have any other major new suggestions. X-ray examinations and cystoscopy didn t find anything. This could be a form of interstitial cystitis or prostatitis, but the symptoms don t fit exactly. Failure of the antibiotics suggests...

Urology: Oral Phosphate Soda, kidney condition, bowel cleansing
kidney condition, bowel cleansing, renal failure: The phosphates can cause problems, but only if there is an abnormal amount of absorption or severe pre-existing kidney condition. The people who get in trouble are those who use excessive amounts of this stuff regularly and often. For a prep for a routine...

Urology: No Orgasm, nervous system problems, diabetes neuropathy
nervous system problems, diabetes neuropathy, funny feelings: First, I don t know what s wrong. I only know you have described a lack of orgasm despite ejaculation and emission. This is rather unusual. Prostatitis is possible, but it could also be related to various nervous system problems, diabetes, neuropathy, anxiety...

Urology: Overactive bladder and freq. urination after ejaculation, overactive bladder, anxiousness
overactive bladder, anxiousness, lsat: Jeff: Having to void due to stress such as an examination is normal although you may just be more anxious than your neighbors. The overactive bladder issue may be just that. If so, a simple medication trial may help. The urination after ejaculation is...

Urology: only drips and drops, intrinsic sphincter deficiency, overactive bladder
intrinsic sphincter deficiency, overactive bladder, sexual lifestyle: Martin: It s hard to say what it could be. Intrinsic sphincter deficiency, overactive bladder, overflow, prostatic hypertrophy and several other disorders are all possible. Your two symptoms of slow stream and continuous leakage are not usually found...

Urology: have only one testical, thyroid problem, testical
thyroid problem, testical, reasonable solution: If the other testicle is normal, there should be no need to take any Androgel or anything else. However, the best way to tell is get a blood test for testosterone, the male hormone. If it s normal, then the cause of your problems is something else such as...

Urology: open meatus, symptoms of an std, anotomy
symptoms of an std, anotomy, swollen prostate: Jay, from your description, your meatus sounds perfectly normal. If you had a stricture, typically you would notice a decrease in force and caliber of the urinary stream. As far as rare episodes of burning with urination, this is usually due to a mild, fleeting...

Urology: open surgery, catheter care, bladder spasms
catheter care, bladder spasms, bladder neck: Cheryl, the pain from the surgery itself is not very much after the first few days. Most of the discomfort, thereafter, is from the catheter. Some men tolerate the catheter with virtually no discomfort while others have significant pain or bladder spasms....

Urology: no orgasm, chronic fatigue syndrome, complete blood count
chronic fatigue syndrome, complete blood count, emotional excitement: Lou, there are many causes of a decreased libido or sex drive. It varies greatly from person to person and in some men, a low drive is normal for them. One cause is hormonal imbalance (the most common being a deficiency of testosterone or over production...

Urology: orgasm and diminished sensation, reaching orgasm, psychological causes
reaching orgasm, psychological causes, hormone level: The condition has a name which is anorgasmia or lack of normal orgasm. Unfortunately, nothing is harder to treat than a sensation. Start with a good medical history and physical examination especially of the pelvis and prostate. A male hormone level...

Urology: can not have orgasm, sex therapist, hormone levels
sex therapist, hormone levels, libido: There is no specific treatment or pill for anorgasmia (lack of orgasm) but a complete checkup might disclose other problems such as prostatitis or low hormone levels. In some cases, a sex therapist can help. You should consult your physician to get the process...

Urology: other benefits of PDE5 inhibitors, prostate cancer therapy, smooth muscle tissue
prostate cancer therapy, smooth muscle tissue, viagra use: Richard: There is no conclusive evidence that Viagra is beneficial to the heart. Viagra was originally intended to be a heart drug but was dropped since it didn t really help. There may be some protective value to Viagra used during or after prostate...

Urology: P.S.A tests, benign prostatic hyperplasia, psa tests
benign prostatic hyperplasia, psa tests, enlarged prostate: BPH means benign prostatic hyperplasia or an enlarged prostate. When the prostate is larger than avereage, there is more tissue to make PSA. That s why PSA is higher in people with BPH. Inflammation, infection and irritation of the prostate can also cause...

Urology: PAIN - WORRIED - Testical infection?, graphic web designer, prolonged periods
graphic web designer, prolonged periods, soft cushion: Eugene, sitting for prolonged periods of time can irritate the prostate gland. I suggest that you use a soft cushion on your car seat and at work. A nice piece of foam rubber works quite well. In addition, try not to sit for more than 1-2 hours at a time....

Urology: Pain in abdomen, tingling sensation in the head, prostate checks
tingling sensation in the head, prostate checks, pain in abdomen: Shawn, kidney pain (from a stone or other conditions) is not usually related to having a bowel movement. Also, thef act that you have had several imaging studies of your kidneys since the time your stone was broken up suggests that this is not the cause....

Urology: Pain When Beginning Urination, urinalysis test results, prostate check
urinalysis test results, prostate check, painful experience: When you start to urinate is the tip of the penis stuck together when the pain occurs or is it open. Sometimes after ejaculatio the semen sits in the tip of the urethra and seals the tip shut. Urinating afterwards can hurt initially as the seal is broken...

Urology: Pain and bleeding with ejaculation, blood in the semen, long periods of time
blood in the semen, long periods of time, psa test: Thomas, this type of bleeding usually comes from the prostate gland. It is due to a tear in one of the fragile veins of the prostate. The prostate is the organ that produces the majority of the seminal fluid in response to sexual stimulation. When the...

Urology: Pain&burning after cysto, urine squirt, flexible scope
urine squirt, flexible scope, burning sensation: Yes, the burning will stop, usually in a day or two. If the cystoscopy was with a flexible scope, as most are these days, then the burning may have been from irritation in the prostate or urethra. We can give some medication such as pyridium to reduce the...

Urology: Pain after cystoscopy, 2 quarts, burning sensation
2 quarts, burning sensation, pyridium: Pete, burning after cystoscopy usually disappears in 2-3 days. It will be less severe if you drink extra water during this time which dilutes the acid in your urine. I disagree with your doctor that drinking too much fluid can damage your bladder. In addition,...

Urology: Pain/Discomfort in Testicle, pain in the groin, nerve problem
pain in the groin, nerve problem, hello doctor: Dom: Treating the back/nerve problem usually involves anti-inflammatory agents and muscle relaxing regimens. You would need to consult a neurologist or similar professional to determine if the nerves are involved. Recurrence of prostatitis is not uncommon...

Urology: Pain following ejaculation, kegel contractions, seminal vesicles
kegel contractions, seminal vesicles, semen volume: Joe, the most common cause of this complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. I do not believe it is related to discontinuing Kegel exercises. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing...

Urology: Pain in glans, frequent urination., ultrasond, frequent urination
ultrasond, frequent urination, calcium deposits: Calcium deposits are not a sign of prostatitis and the surgery mentioned, if I understand correctly what it is, is far from minor but I m not sure I know just what surgery he was referring to. Levaquin for 20 days is not long enough to make any conclusion....

Urology: Pain in glans penis, penis shaft, varicose veins
penis shaft, varicose veins, brusing: hi Jetson, i really 1st time heard about varicose of penis beacuse viens of penis has no valves at all to have varicose, all symptom u said like pain and discomfort after ejaculation is related mostly to prostate, beside ur discoloration of glans maybe...

Urology: Pain in groin and left flake, kidney stone prevention, lithotripsy procedure
kidney stone prevention, lithotripsy procedure, urinary track infections: No, I can t say what the pain is from. But if I had to guess I would think the urinary system was the cause. The IVP is usually the best way to tell if the kidneys or ureters are the source of the pain so it would be unlikely to have a totally normal IVP...

Urology: Pain like need to urinate during and after ejaculation, neck spasm, bladder neck
neck spasm, bladder neck, lower abdomen: The discharge after a BM is probably just prostatic fluid and is quite common. A strong urge to urinate is most likely a spasm. Such spasms can be induced by infection like prostatitis and various bladder disorders. I would suggest you see a urologist...

Urology: Pain in Penis, acute prostatitis, yeast infection
acute prostatitis, yeast infection, demage: hi Tyler, STDs,STDs,STDs,that i can swear by it,the problem here that i smell that u begin acute prostatitis which the most worest type of STDs,so u need prostatic sercertion culture and have the right antibiotic for enough time to prevent further demage...

Urology: Pain in Penis shooting into groin, seminal vesicles, groin area
seminal vesicles, groin area, old lebanon: Chris, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: Pain in penis/groin & enlarged dorsal vein, lower abdomen, anti biotics
lower abdomen, anti biotics, strep infection: Brandon, an elevated WBC indicates an inflammation somewhere in your body. Although this is usually due to an infection, it can occur with almost any other cause of inflammation. In other words, it is a non-specific test. Bacteria (including strep)can develop...

Urology: Pain on penis head..., sex with my girlfriend, sexual trauma
sex with my girlfriend, sexual trauma, burning sensation: Mike, the most likely cause of the discoloration is some bruising secondary to mild sexual trauma. If so, it should disappear in 1-2 weeks. I know of no STD that produces this sign. In addition, it takes from a few days to 2 weeks for STDs to become apparent....

Urology: Pain in penis, urinary track infection, seminal vesicles
urinary track infection, seminal vesicles, groin pain: Justin, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: Pain after producing pre-cum, vaginal introitus, proximal urethra
vaginal introitus, proximal urethra, bartholin glands: Ray, pre-ejaculate ( precum ) is a normal secretion of a mucous like material from the paired Cowper glands that empty into a man s proximal urethra. The glands are analogous to the Bartholin glands located at vaginal introitus. The discharge they produce...

Urology: Pain in right side of scrotum, informational leaflets, gum clinic
informational leaflets, gum clinic, ultrasound scan: Martin, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing of the urinary stream, burning with voiding or ejaculation,...

Urology: Pain in right testicle, pain in right testicle, orchalgia
pain in right testicle, orchalgia, anti inflammatory medication: It is hard to say without and examination, but what you are describing sounds like a thing called epididymal pain or chronic orchalgia. Since it on both sides and happens on and off again it is not an infection. That would get worse and worse with no antibiotic....

Urology: Pain in Side, kidney area, back surgeries
kidney area, back surgeries, kidney infections: Dan, there are many reasons for back pain and you have alluded to some of them. Your back pain seems positional as it only occurs after sleeping. Most discomfort of this type is structural and thus fall into the field of orthopedics. The majoritoy of pain...

Urology: Pain in Side, back surgeries, kidney area
back surgeries, kidney area, kidney pain: Kidney pain is usually unrelated to sleep or position. Since your pain appears to be related to these activities, it s unlikely to be kidney related. Probably more likely to be musculoskeletal. This may or may not be related to your prior back surgeries,...

Urology: Pain When Starting To Urinate, urinalysis test results, prostate check
urinalysis test results, prostate check, urinary infection: To exclude STD we have to know the sexual history (contacts). I assume if the doctor prescribed cipro he was thinking in a urinary infection. The digital exam for prostate is totally reliable to rule out prostate problems. If you have a urinary infection the...

Urology: Pain & swelling of right testicle, epidydimis, spermatocele
epidydimis, spermatocele, alpha blocker: You need a good urology consultation. Soreness indicates some degree of inflammation, probably involving the prostate. Antibiotics are often poorly selected or given for an inadequate length of time in these cases. Also, there are other remedies such as...

Urology: Pain/Tension, non bacterial prostatitis, prostatic secretions
non bacterial prostatitis, prostatic secretions, lower back pain: Justin: Sounds like you re not quite completely over the prostatitis. Let your urologist know. The rectal exam is not the Gold Standard for making the diagnosis: that is the examination of the expressed prostatic secretions. Try sitting in a hot tub,...

Urology: Pain in Teste, seminal vesicles, pain decreases
seminal vesicles, pain decreases, semen volume: Jason, the blood with urination (hematuria) probably came from the prostate gland which can be subject to injury from activities such as horse back riding. However, there are many other possible causes for hematuria. The most common cause of aching in the...

Urology: Pain in the Testicles, testicles, spasm
testicles, spasm, semen: I m not sure exactly what you re asking. Upwards movement of the testicles is probably caused by spasm of the cremasteric muscles. Oozing of some semen after extensive masturbation is not abnormal, especially if ejaculation was avoided. But painful testicles...

Urology: Pain in left testical, tight underwear, management consultation
tight underwear, management consultation, testical: The answer to pain in the testicle when ultrasounds and exams are all normal is not easy. In some cases, we do exactly what is described above. If the pain is continuing, we sometimes surgically explore the testicle and rarely even remove it! A urology...

Urology: Pain in testicles, urinary canal, lower abdomen
urinary canal, lower abdomen, wind and the rain: Keith, the most common cause for aching in the testicle(s) in the presence of anatomically normal testicles is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis. Other symptoms that might occur with prostatitis include frequency of urination, slowing...

Urology: Pain at the time of urination, seminal vesicles, semen volume
seminal vesicles, semen volume, urinary canal: Zubin, pain with urination suggests an inflammation the lower urinary tract. This may be due to many conditions such as infection or bladder stones. However, the most common cause of these complaints is an inflammation of the prostate gland, so called prostatitis....