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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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I have all symptoms of enlarged prostate gland, so what do you say about this.
(had UTI but its no more) but still i have the symptoms.
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer