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Is it true that iron penis qigong enlarges the prostate gland?

Is it true that iron penis qigong enlarges the prostate gland?

Not studied: After researching this on the internet, I am assuming you are referring to a type of kung fu training that focuses on "strengthening" the penis. I do not believe that this has been reliably studied nor reported in the medical literature. ...Read more

Dr. Wendy Askew
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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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Does an enlarged prostate gland necessarily lead to increased frequency of urination?

Does an enlarged prostate gland necessarily lead to increased frequency of urination?

No, not necessarily.: Though men with enlarged prostates tend to have more urinary symptoms, there is no clear correlation between prostate volume and urinary bother. Prostates increase in size because nodules of tissue within the prostate enlarge. If a nodule starts to block urine outflow, you can get urinary frequency even with a relatively small prostate. Some men with very large prostates have minimal bother. ...Read more

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What medication is prescribed for a prostate gland which is enlarged in size?

What medication is prescribed for a prostate gland which is enlarged in size?

Prostate: Generally the size of the prostate is not as significant as the presence of obstructive or irritative voiding symptoms. These can occur with various prostate sizes. Alpha blocker drugs improve symptoms by relaxing the prostate and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors work by shrinking the prostate. ...Read more

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How one can live with kidney cysts and enlarged prostate gland?

How one can live with kidney cysts and enlarged prostate gland?

BPH and Renal Cysts: Enlarged prostate (BPH) results from an increase number of cells in the gland. Medicines to shrink or relax the prostate are sufficient for many. Some require surgery. Simple kidney cysts arise for unclear reasons but are harmless. When cysts are more complex or cause kidney dysfunction, evaluation and treatment, usually with close follow up, are critical. Bph and cysts are common benign problems. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the better treatment for enlarged prostate gland?

Please help! what is the better treatment for enlarged prostate gland?

BPH treatments: The best treatment choice for you depends on several factors, including how much troublesome your symptoms are, the size of your prostate, other health conditions you may have, and your age. Drugs that can help reduce BPH are alpha-blockers, 5 Alpha reductase inhibitors or a combination of the the drug classes. Another newer treatment is with daily 5 mg doses of tadalafil. See a urologist ...Read more

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If bacteria or other unknown ID's have been sitting in the prostate gland for 5years.Good idea to massage to achieve sample needed if never enlarged?

If bacteria or other unknown ID's have been sitting in the prostate gland for 5years.Good idea to massage to achieve sample needed if never enlarged?

No: There is no need to be massaging an otherwise asymptomatic prostate to obtain a culture. You are not likely to develop prostatic infection without some very annoying and serious symptoms. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I am a 30-yr old Asian male and went for a kidney ultrasound as part of a physical.Ultrasounds reveal that my prostate gland is enlarged. Is that bad?

I am a 30-yr old Asian male and went for a kidney ultrasound as part of a physical.Ultrasounds reveal that my prostate gland is enlarged. Is that bad?

Why was US done: Kidney ultrasound is not part of a routine physical examination, & done if ? Of abdominal pathalogy.Digital rectal exam is part pe. If yes would know if prostate is enlarged, if no pe was inadequate.Hopefully it was read by an expert radiologist.Then rectal exam done if not done before. Likely not abnormal in absence of symptoms. If truly enlarged see urologist. ? Drs. Motivation for us ?Financial. ...Read more

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Can a cystoscopy detect an enlarged prostate gland?

Can a cystoscopy detect an enlarged prostate gland?

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 more

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Grandpa age90.prostate gland enlarge.no urine output.dr gave tablts n urine catheter for 2 weeks. will he recover in tblts?if not recover wht next

Grandpa age90.prostate gland enlarge.no urine output.dr gave tablts n urine catheter for 2 weeks.
will he recover in tblts?if not recover wht next

Urinary retention: Enlarged prostate can lead to difficulty in emptying bladder. Inability to void can lead to kidney damage. Depending upon degree of difficulty, alpha blockers can take several days to relax prostate. 5ARIs can take up to 6mo to take effect. For immediate relieve, doc will place catheter either via penis or above pubic bone. Catheter can stay in place or placed intermittently. Avoid allergy&cold rx ...Read more

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What causes enlargement of the prostate gland?

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

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What to do if I have many symptoms of enlarged prostate gland and i'm becoming worried. What could happen?

What to do if I have many symptoms of enlarged prostate gland and i'm becoming worried. What could happen?

See urologist timely: Prostate size is not always linearly related with voiding symptoms. Voiding symptoms for a 34-y-o man may result from poor relaxation of bladder neck or urethral stricture. To detail & elaborate possible causes for troubling voiding in an individual young man, go to see a urologist for proper evaluation and Rx. 400-letter space and online discussion are not enough to detail, So, again, go to see.. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 16 years old .. For around 3 weeks or so I've noticed that my prostate gland gets enlarged and hard when I'm erect..should I be worried?

Hi I'm 16 years old .. For around 3 weeks or so I've noticed that my prostate gland gets enlarged and hard when I'm erect..should I be worried?

How do you know?: You can't feel your prostate! Digital rectal exam can palpate it, if you are fine otherwise don't worry, or else get checked by your doctor, take care ...Read more

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Urinary retention from an enlarged prostate gland what are treatment choices?

Urinary retention from an enlarged prostate gland what are treatment choices?

Urinary retention: If you are currently in retention and can't pee at all, go to the er. Immediate treatment choices include a bladder catheter that stays in, or passing a catheter in and out a few times a day to empty. Chronic retention needs a urologic work up to determine cause - is it an obstructed bladder, or is the bladder not working? Treatment varies depending on the underlying cause. See your urologist! ...Read more

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My libido very high, feeling somthing enlarged near rectum its not prostate, is it posible its penis tissues, if yes treatment posible with medicine?

My libido very high, feeling somthing enlarged near rectum its not prostate, is it posible its penis tissues, if yes treatment posible with medicine?

Not penis: And not related to libido, that comes from glands in your abdomen that make testosterone (to really simplify things). If you feel something near your rectum it might be a hemorrhoid but you should probably get it checked out. ...Read more

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