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Cialis and Prostate surgery

A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
TUMT: Transurethral ultrasound microwave therapy for BPH initially causes a good deal of swelling in the prostate before any actual tissue shrinkage occurs. ... Read More

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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
40 years experience Urology
No: Cialis does not shrink the prostate like Avodart (dutasteride). The mechanism of action for helping ease urinary symptoms is different but is effectiv ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Your question: No cialis should not negatively affect the prostate in someone 20 years old
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Yu
25 years experience Urology
Enlarged prostate: Cialis 5mg daily has been given approval for use with bph. There is no indication for viagra (sildenafil).
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
For obstruction: Turp is done by urologists when medical treatment fails, to relive the obstruction at the level of prostate usually caused by enlarged benign prostate ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Will not cause ED.: A TURP operation will not affect erectile function. The modern form of the operation is quite safe, with the most severe adverse events declining in r ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Retrograde ejaculati: Most of the drugs for prostate like Flomax (tamsulosin) are Alpha blockers and will cause ejaculate to go into bladder; other drugs like Proscar can h ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Same groups: You listed alpha blocker(flomax or tamsulosin),5-alpha reductase inhibitor(finasteride,dutasteride or avodart),combination of both groups(Jalyn)and PD ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kanney
Specializes in Family Medicine
No specific age: Ed is a vascular problem that can affect a male at any age but it's frequency increases as we get older, as does the frequency of vascular disease. ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Mo: Nothing that you mentioned shrinks the prostate. Flomax only relaxes the smoothe muscle component of the prostate. Otc products largely are ineffe ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
None: Avodart (dutasteride) is the only one proven to shrink the prostate. Other medications can help with BPH but do not shrink the prostate.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
BPH treatment: 59 y m with BPH & tamsulosin. Depending on the size & complications your urologist can give best option.Minimal invasive procedures are microwave, las ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. SAQIB SHEIKH
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Treatment Options: There are multiple modalities available for prostate cancer treatment, that can be used in combination these days. Depending upon the stage and spread ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No point: Prostate biopsy is 2c if u have prostate cancer or not. Finesteride is used for benign symptomatic prostatic enlargement. May well be an option if pro ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It is debatable: This is a common dilema as both treatment types(surgery and Radiotherapy) give equally good results. The chocie between the two is based on your Age ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Yes!: 1st try the meds; viagra, cialis, levitra (vardenafil). 2nd level would be vacuum pump, muse or injections. 3rd level would be a prosthesis. There ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Lawenda
23 years experience Radiation Oncology
None proven: Unfortunately, there are no proven supplements that can help reduce incontinence. Please discuss this with your urologist, as there are medications th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Judd Boczko
22 years experience Urology
Laser-not for cancer: Laser surgery is for the treatment of an enlarged prostate, not prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is treated in one of many ways but not laser
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A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
Not at this time: While some phyiscians do prescribe a 5 Alpha reducatse inhibotr when putting a ptainte on adt for prostate cancer, there is currently no proven advant ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Siefferman
13 years experience Pain Management
Chronic prostatitis: Prostatitis is difficult to diagnose and it's not always infectious. Culturing prostate fluid and urine is good start, but the bugs can be hard to cat ... Read More
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Changing treatment: Yes. It is safe. The only outstanding question would the saw palmetto be strong enough to treat your prostate hypertrophy. You will know within seven ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
All depends: Upon your geographic location, urologist you consult ; if dr will make you a deal in absence of medical insurance. Then there are costs of anesthesia, ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
I : I agree---going off the medicine does not good. Just let your doctor know that you are on it and he can take the necessary operative precaustions dur ... Read More
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