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Enlarged Seminal Vesicles
Duct obstruction: Ejaculatory duct obstruction (EDO) is a congenital or acquired pathological condition which is characterized by the obstruction of one or both ejaculatory ducts. Thus, the efflux of (most constituents of) semen is not possible. It is a cause of male infertility and / or pelvic pain. This can cause enlargement of the seminal vesicles. See a urologist. ...Read more
Frequent urination: Hi! men typically experience urinary symptoms when the prostate is enlarged. BPH (benign prostatic hyper trophy) causes increase in urination, incomplete emptying of the bladder, dribbling, leaking, slow stream, hesitation upon starting urine. There are supplements like saw palmetto and lycopene, as well as prescription meds that can improve symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prostate: It enters through the prostate. Remember the prostate is like a donut. The donut hole is part of the urethra, called the prostatic urethra. ...Read more
Does sperm travel upwards via spermatic cord/vas deferen into seminal vesicles from testicles only when sexually aroused or even when you are not?
Even when not: Sperm continues to travel the route you described and is stored in the seminal vesicles. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Cystoscopy is the test of choice for evaluating the bladder by visual examination. It can also visualize the inner part of the prostate (prostatic urethra) that lines the urethra. When there is enlargement, the degree of obstruction and the length of prostate can be measured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dentist said salivary ducts are clogged in mouth. Submandibular salivary gland increases & decreases in size. Adjacent lymph node swollen. Infection?
Pain in the left abdomen side,Anal pain, ultra sonic results: shows bulky right seminal vesicle with cystic dilatation of seminal ducts. ?
Left abdominal pain: Left side abdominal pain/ anal pain may be constipation, fissures, hemorrhoids,herpetic infection radiculopathy, neuropathy , increased intraabdominal pressure,post surgical adhesions or diverticulitis,inflammatory. The sonogram testes abnormalities were on the right so it is much less likely to be a cause. Discuss with your doctor recent abdominal/pelvic CT/MRI results and your pain. ...Read more
Usually not: You refer to urine flow which becomes more difficult in men as the prostate enlarges with age. It pushes on the urine outflow tract cause the symptoms of urgency, night frequency, slow and low flow and incomplete emptying of the bladder.It is uncomfortable, but no actual pain. Evaluation by your urologist to rule out cancer is needed. Meds to increase flow are available which can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes PSA levels to increase after prostate removal due to prostate gland enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia)?
Increased levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in your blood can be a sign of prostate cancer: However, cancer is just one of several possible causes of increased PSA. Prostate tissue normally releases small amounts of PSA into your blood. When the prostate grows, PSA levels increase. When the entire prostate is removed, PSA levels fall close to zero. Most procedures used to treat an enlarged prostate remove only part of the prostate, which partially decreases PSA levels. After any enlarged prostate procedure, a number of factors can cause PSA levels to go up again. For example: Prostate cancer. , Recurrent benign prostate growth. , Inflammation of prostate tissue (prostatitis). . If you have increasing PSA levels after surgery for enlarged prostate, your doctor might recommend: A wait-and-see approach. , Medication. , Additional tests. ...Read more
Frequent urination, cloudy urine, pain in testis, enlarged testis veins, pain at the base of penis after urination. No varicoceles or STD confirmed...
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