Top
10
Doctor insights on: Bulbourethral Gland

Share
1

1
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

2

2
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

3

3
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

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
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

5

5
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

6

6
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

7

7
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

8

8
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

9

9
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

10

10
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