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For an enlarged prostate - what is the best surgery to minimize erection problems and retrograde ejaculation?

For an enlarged prostate - what is the best surgery to minimize  erection problems and retrograde ejaculation?

Depends: The complications you mentioned are largely dependent on the experience of the urologist and the procedure selected. Potentially however, any thermal treatment of the prostate can damage the sphincter or the nerves that allow erection. ...Read more

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Ejaculation (Definition)

Ejaculation occurs with a sexual climax during sex or masturbation or during so called "wet dreams". Pre-cum emission comes from cowper's gland with duct that opens into bulbar or mid- urethra urethra & ? Without warning. Then ejaculation occurs after semen enters urethra from ejaculatory duct, just beyond bladder neck which reflexly contracts followed by ...Read more


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Is constant ejaculation bad for enlarged prostate?

Is constant ejaculation bad for enlarged prostate?

No: Because of the many contradictory beliefs and popular lore regarding masturbation and ejaculation and the absence of good, reproducible, scientific evidence, there is much confusion. In general, the body is very good at self-regulating its glands and it is likely that too little or too much ejaculation (however one defines these) has any significant beneficial or adverse effect on the prostate. ...Read more

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Is frequent ejaculation good for enlarged prostate?

Is frequent ejaculation good for enlarged prostate?

Reduce risk of cance: It does not help with enlarged prostate but studies have shown that it reduces the risk of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Could an enlarged prostate cause painful ejaculation?

Could an enlarged prostate cause painful ejaculation?

ONLY IF PROSTATITIS: Benign prostatic hypertrophy does not cause painful ejaculation, but it can happen if the prostate enlargement is due to prostatitis. ...Read more

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Can having an enlarged prostate cause painful ejaculation?

Enlarge Prostate: Not the bph, which is benign prostatic hypertrophy, but if prostate is enlarged due to prostatitis that can cause painful ejaculation. ...Read more

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I have enlarged prostate and erectile disfunction problem.Any solutions?

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I have enlarged prostate and erectile disfunction problem.Any solutions?

Many options . . .: While i can't vouch for india, in the states, Cialis (tadalafil) is approved for both erectile dysfunction & benign prostate enlargement. Or you could try more traditional options like Alpha blockers +/- blood pressure lowering abilities and/or 5 Alpha reductase inhibitors. Be sure to avoid early generation antihistamines as well as decongestants, common to allergy & cold meds. Of course, surgery. ...Read more

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I have enlarged prostate and prostatitis, im having same issues again 2 years later, could it be something more or is prostatitis reoccuring problem?

I have enlarged prostate and prostatitis, im having same issues again 2 years later, could it be something more or is prostatitis reoccuring problem?

Yes it tends to recu: Prostatitis is often a recurrent problem. But it is not serious. So find a good doctor who can check you and treat you as and when needed. Do not run around looking for a quick resolution.....it may keep going for sometime unless you are luck to have it resolve in it sown. ...Read more

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Will having sex too soon after tumt procedure for enlarged prostate cause any problems with recovery? Please be specific.. Had tumt 1/10/2014.

No: Having relations too soon after a prostate procedure can be painful and can result in blood in the semen but otherwise will not cause any particular harm. ...Read more

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My creatine is 7 & grf is 10. The problem due only to blockage from an enlarged prostate (bph). Is dialysis needed now or are there alternatives?

My creatine is 7 & grf is 10.  The problem due only to blockage from an enlarged prostate (bph).  Is dialysis needed now or are there alternatives?

Have urology: Do something about prostate if your in shape for same- those numbers are not good1 probably a candidate for dialysis. What does nephrologist say?- don't wait on this! ...Read more

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I am 67 years old person having an enlarged prostate problem. Recent sonography report is as follows: " urinary bladder is well distended. It show?

Need surgery...: At this time, your condition is well beyond what drugs can do and surgery to release prostate obstruction is the choice. Today, laser prostate procedure (pvp) is a very safe effective procedure with minimal risk under experienced hands. Of note, i'm sure that you have noted your progressive slowing urine flow has slowly developed over the past 10-20 yrs. So, see and ask doc, but listen to him/her. ...Read more

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Will i need to stop taking my prostate medication before surgery for my cataracts? I'll need cataract surgery in the coming year. I take flomax (tamsulosin) for an enlarged prostate. Does this or any other drug cause a problem with cataract treatment? .

Will i need to stop taking my prostate medication before surgery for my cataracts? I'll need cataract surgery in the coming year. I take flomax (tamsulosin) for an enlarged prostate. Does this or any other drug cause a problem with cataract treatment? 

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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 during the surgery. Don't let this stop you from having the surgery that will improve your vision. ...Read more

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What prostate procedure or surgery will have the least amount of side effects of retrograde ejaculation , no semen, and subdued climax. I have bph.

What prostate procedure or surgery will have the least amount of side effects of retrograde ejaculation , no semen, and subdued climax. I have bph.

BPH treatment: 59 y m with BPH & tamsulosin. Depending on the size & complications your urologist can give best option.Minimal invasive procedures are microwave, laser, needle ablation. Then turp, nerve sparing prostatectomy, incision prostate. The later two preserve erection & ejaculation. Turp is 90% done &5% retrograde ejaculation rate. Again size & complications determine the choice of procedure. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can an enlarged prostate cause e.D?

Can an enlarged prostate cause e.D?

Unlikely : In general, prostatic enlargement is unrelated to erectile dysfunction. The only connection is that the incidence of both increase with age. ...Read more

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How do I shrink my enlarged prostate?

How do I shrink my enlarged prostate?

Medication.: The volume of an enlarge prostate can be reduced with medications called 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, such as Finasteride and dutasteride. It may take a quite a long time, but the size of the prostate will decrease with treatment, as will episodes of urine obstruction. Although these medications are effective, patients that fail to improve with these medications may need a procedure. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an enlarged prostate?

How do I know if I have an enlarged prostate?

By Symptoms/Check Up: Only way you will suspect you have enlarged prostate is if you have symptoms and get it checked by your doctor symptoms are 1weak urinary stream 2need to urinate 2to3times/night 3strong and sudden urge to urinate 4straining to urinate 5slow or delayed start of urinary stream 6pain inurination/blood in urine 7incontenance 8inability to urinate 9dribbling at end of urine and rectal digital exam bymd. ...Read more

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What is the best medication for enlarged prostate?

What is the best medication for enlarged prostate?

Nothing or pills: How bad are your symptoms? If you just get up once a night, avoiding drinking in the evening may be the answer. With more severe symptoms there are medicines, alpha blockers( flomax), reductase inhibitors (proscar) sometimes taken together. Cialis taken long term may help which by the way improves erectile dysfunction. Each patient is different. I recommend assessment by an experienced urologist ...Read more

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Prostate (Definition)

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


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Prostate Gland Enlargement (Definition)

The prostate is located between the bladder and the penis in a male. An enlarged prostate refers to a gland that is abnormally large. This can cause an inability to urinate. An enlarged prostate is very common in older men. ...Read more