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Doctor insights on: Bulbourethral Glands

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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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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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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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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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What is the mummary gland?

What is the mummary gland?

Mammary gland?: A mammary gland is an organ in the breast that produces milk to feed young offspring. ...Read more

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Pain by tyroid glands?

Pain by tyroid glands?

Thyroiditis: You may be suffering from inflammation of throid gland known as thyroiditis.. Make an appointment with dr. And get evaluated.Thyroiditis has several sub types.Hashimoto's thyroiditis caused by antibodies that attack the thyroid.Subacute thyroiditis.Possibly caused by a viral infection.Postpartum thyroiditis and drug induced thyroiditis caused by some medication like lithoum , amiodarone ...Read more

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Tyson glands a problem?

Tyson glands a problem?

Okay ...: So-called Tyson glands are merely the pearly penile papules along the corona of glans penis, which are commonly seen in some men, but harmless with no need for Rx. Don't squeeze but leave them alone. ...Read more

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Could thymus gland regrow?

Could thymus gland regrow?

Ususally not: Thymus usually regresses after reaching maximum size at puberty. It becomes infiltrated with fat during regression. It can enlarge with tumors such as thymoma and thymolipoma. Also hormone associated with hyperthyroidism or graves disease in adolescence can stimulate thymus to overgrow. Otherwise thymus remains dormant in older people. ...Read more

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