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Causes Of Prostate Stones
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Is it possible to have a kidney stone stuck around my prostate on the way out but with ni pain? Or even a tiny stone will cause pain?
If the stone is not: Causing continued blockage of the ureter and kidney and is just in the bladder then you wouldn't have pain. If the kidney and ureter remain chronically obstructed the kidney will stop excreting urine and pressure in the system will drop and pain fade. Long term obstruction will degrade future kidney function the distinction is important. ...Read more
I’ve had unpredictable, infrequent, & intense episodes of pain around epididymis >10 yrs. Prostate, STI/UTI, & kidney stones OK. How can I find cause?
Epididymus: The epididymus doesn't like to be messed with and once it has been inflamed, chronic discomfort there for years is not unusual in my experience. I assume that you have had ultrasound examination of the testicles as part of your evaluation. If you still have concerns, a urologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you. ...Read more
Does taking supplements (protein shakes) can causes uti, stones, or any other urinary tract/prostate problems? I feel burning sensation in right testes
Hi my bf has nothing wrong in tests but in tomography prostate stone exists. Can it be the reason for discomfort and pain in that area?
Not related with Sx: Clinical observation over decades had confirmed that prostate stones as shown in x-ray, tomograhy, CT, MRI, and US, are common, harmless, and not related with local discomfort or prostate cancer. So, there is no reason to worry about it and, of course, leave them alone, ...Read more
My boyfriend had stones removed from his prostate about 2 weeks ago he has dark urine and pain while jaculating although no sperm what could it be?
Unclear: I am unclear on what was actually done and why. Prostatic calcification don't usually require any treatment. Hopefully he did not have a transurethral resection of the prostate for this. If he did, this would explain the ejaculation issues. Discuss the procedure, it's indications and expected recovery with the operating urologist. ...Read more
Pain appeared around prostate area few days after kidney stone came out. No fever. Blood was present right now clear. What could be causing this?
The prostate: Wraps around the urethra, the tube in the penis through which males urinate. Your stone came through that also. See your doc to rule out other possibilities. Glad you are on the mend. ...Read more
Stone stuck at prostate urethra, removed through cystolitholapaxy a week ago. No issues with urine during the week. Saw some blood in semen now! Help!
Hematospermia: No help needed. This will clear on its own and is in no way troubling. ...Read more
Ultrasound after kidney stone attack. "Mildly inhomogeneous prostate posterially otherwise unremarkable." PSA <1 and DRE clear 6 mo. Ago. Age 57.???
Ok, . ..: What described for the prostate was apparently incidentally found. Most likely, it is not clinically significant under your clinical profile with normal DRE and PSA <1 ng. Ml. To explore more realistically about PSA/its use & pratate/its care, welcome to peruse articles in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onPSA-P-Ca. Html. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more
Ultrasound following painful kidney stone attack. "Mildly inhomogeneous prostate posterially otherwise unremarkable." PSA <1 6 mo. Ago. Your thoughts?
Ok, . ..: What described for the prostate was apparently incidentally found. Most likely, it is not clinically significant under your clinical profile with normal DRE and PSA <1 ng. Ml. To explore more realistically about PSA/its use & pratate/its care, welcome to peruse articles in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onPSA-P-Ca. Html. More? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appoin ...Read more
Ultrasound following kidney stone attack. Revealed prostate "mildly inhomogeneous posteriorly otherwise unremarkable". PSA <1 and DRE clear 11 months ago. I'm 57. Opinion?
Uroflo came back at 10 but close to empty. Should I be worried about bladder/prostate cancer? Had kidney stone removed 15 yrs ago. Dr thinks stricture
Uroflow: The uroflow does not provide any information regarding cancer of any kind. It would be very unusual for a 35 year old to have either of those malignancies. The flow rate is dependent upon the volume of urine in your bladder prior to voiding and 10 cc/sec may very well be normal. ...Read more
Hi I have an enlarged prostate two weeks ago I passed four kidney stones now every time I pass urine I get a burning pain in my bladder?
May Have Infection:
You may have an infection in your bladder or maybe some of the stone material is still in bladder. You need to see your doctor and be checked. Meanwhile I recommend you drink 6 oz. Cranberry juice and over one quart of water per day. Good idea to take magnesium citrate or magnesium malate once daily as it helps prevents stones.
Did you get the analysis of the stone constituents results? ...Read more
3+ hematuria, dark yellow urine colour clears after drink a lot of water renal us clear no kidney stones prostate size normal no wbcs in urine?
My father is having pain in his testicles and fever. He has had a surgery of prostate and stones a few months back. This infection keeps coming back.
Urologist: I would suggest he be re-evaluated by his urologist at this point. ...Read more
Many causes: When bile chemical composition (cholesterol, calcium bilirubinate, calcium carbonate) in the gallbladder gets out of balance, gallstones can form. While its not completely clear why some develop the chemical imbalance, we do know that gallstones are more common in obese people, women (especially oral contraceptives/hormone replacement), high fat intake, diabetes, rapid weight loss - to name a few. ...Read more
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
Hormones and genes: Prostates enlarge in some men as they age in response to a hormone dht. Big prostates run in families. Big prostates don't always need medical care. Look for problems with urinary frequency, stop start flow and getting up at night to pee. There are lots of treatment options available. ...Read more
Age.: The most common cause of prostate enlargement is age-related, called benign prostatic hyperplasia. This is generally not a health problem, unless it begins to restrict urine flow and cause bothersome urinary symptoms. Prostate infection & cancer are other potential causes. If you have any concerns, or if you have a family history of prostate cancer, speak to your primary care physician. ...Read more
Not aware of any: I suppose a kid can get an infection in his prostate (which might enlarge it), I'm not aware of condition affecting pre-pubertal males nor do I recall ever having read of one. A narrowed tract (xray) going through the area of the prostate in kids is more likely an abnormality of the pee channel, not enlargement of the prostate as would be seen in adults. ...Read more
Genes: We are talking dna genes, not designer jeans. Prostate growth seems to be more common in certain families, suggesting a genetic control factor of prostate growth. Studies have not shown specific dietary or other environmental factors conclusively causing prostate enlargement. So as they say, "pick your parents well.". ...Read more
Infection?: Enlargement of the prostate is usually thought of with bph, in older men, but can be seen (usually temporarily) with infection of inflammation of the prostate, like prostatitis. In the younger male, this is usually related to sexual activity, and should be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more
My husband has these prostate flares that come out of nowhere and cause him tremendous pain. The can last several hours and he has to double over. Any ideas?
PELVIC PAIN=GET SEEN: Recurrent, severe pelvic pain may be a sign of kidney stone disease or other diagnoses (e.g. Tenesmus=rectal spasms). You should get seen for work-up which may include urinalysis, lab tests and possible scans. A urology consult may help sort out the diagnosis. He may also need a colonoscopy by G.I. Doctor (to exclude colitis). Hope he is better soon! ...Read more
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