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Doctor insights on: Bulbourethral Gland

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What are bulbourethral gland diseases?

What are bulbourethral gland diseases?

Prostate problem: The bulbourethral galnds are infront of the prostate and add fluid to the semen when you ejaculate. The glands can get infected and typically cause symptoms like a prostate infiction. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an inflamed bulbourethral gland?

What are the symptoms of an inflamed bulbourethral gland?

Here are some. ..: Since it is a pair of male exocrine glands (also called Cowper's glands) existing inside pelvic floor muscle right near both sides of verumontanum, the symptoms of its inflammation becomes somewhat obscure so not manifest as obvious and as often as those of Bartholin's glands in the females. Of course, some pain at anterior part of perineum with some burning voiding, etc. ...Read more

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What do the prostate and the bulbourethral gland contribute to semen?

What do the prostate and the bulbourethral gland contribute to semen?

Volume & enhancement: Bulbourethral or cowper's gland produces pre-ejaulate to lubricate & pre-clean urethra ahead of sperm containing ejaculate. Also alkalinizes urethra plus neutralizes and eliminates any residual urine. Prostate produces approx 25% of seminal fluid, also alkalinizes semen and tends to protect sperm from vaginal acidity and improve the odds that sperm will reach and impregnate an ovum. ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My bulbourethral gland itches do I have a std?

Could use your help docs! My bulbourethral gland itches do I have a std?

With or without: Itching - can't tell you if you have an STD. Some STD's are silent. If you have had unprotected sex- getting tested is prudent. Take care. ...Read more

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If preejaculation comes from the bulbourethral glands and sperm are in the epididymis, (anatomically) how could there be sperm in preejaculatory fluid?

If preejaculation comes from the bulbourethral glands and sperm are in the epididymis, (anatomically) how could there be sperm in preejaculatory fluid?

Misinformed: Pre-cum comes from the prostate gland. The testes dump new sperm into the prostate gland as they make sperm. The fluid in the prostate gland keep sperm fresh and ready to cause pregnancy. You've got your science wrong. Pre-cum is able to cause pregnancy. It happens all the time! There is only one source for semen. ...Read more

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I have overactive bulbourethral glands (leakage of clear, viscous fluid) and excessive sweating on palms/feet. Could this be related/what would cause?

I have overactive bulbourethral glands (leakage of clear, viscous fluid) and excessive sweating on palms/feet. Could this be related/what would cause?

Hyperhydrosis: Is a condition in which your sweat glands produce excessive sweat that makes you uncomfortable. The excessive secretion from the labia majora and surrounding area could be related to the generalized hyperhidrosis. There are medications that can help with that and recommend to talk to your pcp/dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where is the bartholomew gland located?

Where is the bartholomew gland located?

Do you mean: Bartholin's glands? They are on either side of the opening of the vagina. ...Read more

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What causes just the right gland to swell?

What causes just the right gland to swell?

Gland on what: Part of the body. Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Hard glands if it gets small is that good?

Hard glands if it gets small is that good?

Perhaps: Palpable glands like lymph nodes get smaller after infection. If multiple hard glands changing sizes, go have them check for lymphoma. ...Read more

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Please explain what gland regulates male functions?

Please explain what gland regulates male functions?

Depends: Ultimately, brain is the organ that makes you a male. But, hypothalamus secretes hormones that cause pituitary gland to secrete hormones that cause testicles to secrete testosterone which helps to define your sexual characteristics. Dysfunction at any of these organs can cause disorders of male function. The dysfunction really depends upon the age at which the dysfunction occurs. ...Read more

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Is there any medication to treat damaged sex glands?

Is there any medication to treat damaged sex glands?

Don't know your: Gender. If you are female - please seek eval by your gynecologist. If you are male -please see your urologist. After injury is assessed, a treatment plan can be recommended. ...Read more

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Is prostrate gland dangerous?

Not generally.: It usually occupies a remote and quiet corner of the body. It spends its life in silent service occasionally causing nocturnal urinary symptoms in older age. Less commonly it is the source of prostate cancer, but dangerous? I think not. ...Read more

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What gland regulates the glucose level?

What gland regulates the glucose level?

Concert: Many organs participate among which include: pancreas, pituitary, adrenals, intestine, liver. ...Read more

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What is the role of the Bartholin's gland?

What is the role of the Bartholin's gland?

Let me explain: They secrete mucus to lubricate the vagina and are homologous to bulbourethral glands in males. However, while bartholin's glands are located in the superficial perineal pouch in females, bulbourethral glands are located in the deep perineal pouch in males. ...Read more

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Where are the pituitary glands in the body?

Where are the pituitary glands in the body?

Pituitary: It's sit in the center your brain, right behind the nose. You can google pituitary and see actual images to the gland. ...Read more

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Why are there glands at the back of the neck?

Why are there glands at the back of the neck?

Glands: There are lymph nodes on the back of the neck which may become inflamed with infections both viral and bacterial. They may also become enlarged with cancer. The lymph nodes filter off substances drained by the lymph channels. ...Read more

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What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

Here are some...: The precise reason for prostate enlargement is still unclear although some subtle sex hormonal imbalance along aging process has been speculated and blamed for its occurrence. Of note, problems to void notably with slow urine flow is not linearly proportional with the degree of prostate enlargement alone. More? Ask doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Is it normal for males to have Areolar Glands?

Is it normal for males to have Areolar Glands?

Areola glands?: Yes but not normal for them to be enlarged. Gynecomastia in males needs to be evaluated by your physician ...Read more