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Guide to chronic prostatitis: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

What is prostate gland ? Prostate is a walnut sized reproductive gland present below the bladder in all men. Urethra (urinary passage) passes through it. Its function is to provide nutrition to the sperms. What is prostatitis ? Prostatitis means that you have inflammation of your prostate gland. Prostatitis can present in short time durationContinue reading “Guide to chronic prostatitis: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment”

Premature ejaculation- causes, diagnosis and treatment

What is premature ejaculation ? Premature ejaculation is defined when a man ejaculates sooner during sexual intercourse than he would like to. Nearly one third male experience this problem at some point of time. Premature ejaculation is diagnosed by a doctor when a male presents with complaints such as – Always or nearly always ejaculateContinue reading “Premature ejaculation- causes, diagnosis and treatment”

Prostate cancer – Part I

What is prostate ? Prostate is a lemon sized reproductive gland, found only in men, below the bladder. Its function is to produce fluid which helps providing nourishment to sperms in semen. Urinary passage goes through prostate, before reaching the penis. What all diseases can occur in prostate ? BPH (BPH (Enlarged prostate) Symptoms), Prostatitis (InfectionContinue reading “Prostate cancer – Part I”

Testosterone and Testosterone deficiency syndrome

What is testosterone ? Testosterone is the male hormone which helps in the physical, sexual and psychological well being of the person. What is the role of testosterone hormone in male body ? Testosterone helps in development of male secondary characters at puberty such as growth of facial hairs, penis and testes enlargement, deepening ofContinue reading “Testosterone and Testosterone deficiency syndrome”

Ten signs and symptoms of low testosterone levels in adults

Sexual symptoms – Most prominent symptom, Decreased erections, loss of erectile function (erectile dysfunction), decreased semen volume, decreased frequency of ejaculations Hair loss Cognitive symptoms – Low mood, low sexual desire, memory impairement, sleep disturbances, concentration difficulties, decreased motivation Reduced muscle mass, increase in body fat Decreased physical strength/activity, decreased energy Increased risk of heartContinue reading “Ten signs and symptoms of low testosterone levels in adults”

NOCTURIA

Nocturia is waking up more than once in night for urinating after going to sleep. Waking up more than once at night for urinating leads to sleeplessness, fatigue, poor concentration daytime, anxiety etc. Nocturia can be due to increased urinary frequency at night-time or increased urine production at night (Global or Nocturnal polyuria). Global PolyuriaContinue reading “NOCTURIA”

Prostate enlargement diagnosis

Prostate enlargement diagnosis starts with the history and examination of the patient. Symptoms are scored to assess the severity of disease. (Read symptoms of prostate enlargement at BPH (Enlarged prostate) Symptoms). Per rectal examination in office room gives the initial clue to the enlargement of prostate. Since the urinary symptoms are not exclusive for prostate enlargementContinue reading “Prostate enlargement diagnosis”

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