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Prostate Causing Pain Toe Erection
Possibly; see doctor: One who gets pain at a little toe, while having a prostate infection and an erection, has an intriguing symptom, since the toe is about 3 feet from the prostate. However, nerves that come out of the sacrum (the bottom of the lower back) travel to the prostate, travel to the little toes, and also cause erections. The person may be getting "referred pain" to the toe. A neurologist can figure it out. ...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
Is it possible for medication for BPH and enlarged prostate to cause a decrease in sexual interest and reduce erections?
Yes: Decreased sexual interest and reduced erections are side effects of both alpha blockers (such as flomax)and 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors (such as proscar). ...Read more
I want to know if self anal fingering and self prostate massage while masterbating can cause erectile dysfunction?
No: Self-stimulation of the anus is generally safe unless there are concerns with hemorrhoids. ...Read more
What could cause pain in prostate after ejacualtion/erection, painful lymph nodes around jaw, swollen cheeks, and unintentional weight loss?
Here are some. ..: Your described scenario needs a prompt medical attention. So, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, & progress of all your symptoms over time to Doc for review, analysis, physicals, & possible tests so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx / care. As to pain in prostate after. .., it may related with sensitive prostate from some inflammation + congestion... ...Read more
Cause not known:
It is a known fact men with enlarged prostate also tend to have erectile dysfunction.
Both these conditions co exist in many men as they age. But whether erectile dysfunction causes enlarged prostate or enlarged prostate causes erectile function, there is no explanation for that.
It may be these two conditions of aging men just co exist and are not related to each other, if they are we do not know. ...Read more
No if...: Total prostate removal will not affect the ability to get erection if the blood vessels and nerves supplying the penis and its surrounding tissue or organs are well preserved; if not preserved, ED ensues. Also, note: One would not expect to see ejaculation such as that after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. ...Read more
Will not cause ED.: A TURP operation will not affect erectile function. The modern form of the operation is quite safe, with the most severe adverse events declining in recent years. Bleeding, urinary obstruction from blood clot, infection, the need for a temporary catheter, and perforation of the prostate capsule are some early complications. Important late complications, stricture & incontinence, are rare. ...Read more
I am taking medicine to shrink my prostate. It decreases my sex drive and ability to attain erection. Is there anything I can do, ?
Change treatment: All treatments medications and procedures have risks and benefits. 5ari medications block dihydrotestosterone formation and help to shrink the prostate, but testosterone levels are altered in the process, resulting in sexual dysfunction in some men. If side effects are more bothersome than the benefit derived from the medication, discuss with your doctor and consider a different treatment. ...Read more
Is ther any option other than cutting median lobe in prostate, I'm on 16ml of cardura (doxazosin)? The side effects of never having an erection again seem severe.
Numerous options: There are numerous options in the treatment of bph, including combination medical therapy, minimally invasive procedures, endoscopic and open surgery. Since, all procedures for BPH are directed at the inner aspect of the prostate, the transition zone, there is very little risk of erectile dysfunction (ed). This is quite different than prostate treatments for cancer which is associated with ed. ...Read more
Means nothing: It's actually fairly common and says nothing at all about what kind of a man you are. Relax and be thankful for good health. ...Read more
Sure: Your doctor's seen it plenty of times before. It means nothing about who you are. ...Read more
Ihave impotence (no erection since pubrty) (27y) my testicle size is 12.5cc and prostate is13cc pinle lenght 12~13 cm, are they normal?
An endocrinologist: Or a urologist would be the best specialists to help you. One of these docs can examine you, do blood work, and provide treatment as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Had an erection & it went down. Had to pee & the force of urine was not that weak, but my urine stream went sideways right. Been having prostate issue?
I have sensitive penis which excired rubbing underwear. Idont mean erection, like collecting of prostate fluid which force me to ejaculation but still?
Physiology: I would ask that you go see a physician who specializes in urology. Your descriptions make no sense and are not normal for a man. The only scenario where a non-erect penis is leaking fluid would be an std like gonorrhea or chlamydia or if the prostate gland is inflamed such as in prostatitis. Given the limitations of your ability to describe your problem it would be better to be seen in person. ...Read more
Comorbidity: Two separate conditions. 1. Prostatitis is a condition that involves inflammation of the prostate and sometimes the area around it. 2. Dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
During a prostate exam, if I get a hard erection and need to ejaculate, will the doctor help in this process?
Prostate pain and chills/shivering during night erection. Far from hospital for 2 weeks, but have penicillin (dicloxacilina). Take it? Wait?
TUMT for benign enlarged prostate had no post erection, incontinence or other side effect. Worked great. Why, then, would a patient want a laser vp?
Choice: Everyone is different and not one procedure is right for everyone and not every person has the same side effects or complications as others. ...Read more
On Avodart for 7 years and lost erection and penis ejaculation. If I stop it for 6 months to see if both return, will it harm the prostate in any way?
No harm in trying: Yes you can stop Avodart safely. It works minimally and takes time, so a 6 month gap to regain your sexual function is well worth the effort. Good luck. ...Read more
Could erectile dysfunction have anything to do with a person's prostate? My erection last a couple of minutes even when I am aroused down there. I need help staying erect a lot longer that.
I had a radical prostate and got a vasectomy for prostatecancer done in 1988. I have good libido and have 33%erection. Can I take testosterone to man me up?
I had prostate removal surgery years ago. Can a doctor help me with getting erections again & getting my old penis size back again the way it was.
See answer: Radical prostatectomy for pca very common cause of both ed and penile shortening and shrinkage related to both the effects of the surgery and the lack of use. Nerve-sparing procedure and penile rehab using drugs, vacuum pumps, and injections helpful in treating and preventing but most effective if done within first 6 months post-op. Ed drugs, ved, injections still remain as options. See urologist. ...Read more
Incomplete defecating, Incomplete emptying of bladder during urination and Incomplete ejaculation, weak erection, sperm in prostate. Wh Doctor to see?
Under medication for enlarged prostate and had undergone vasectomy 29 years ago. Are these the reasons for not having erectile properly?
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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