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Doctor insights on: Prostate Irritation

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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My dad's prostate 58gms. PSA 5.8. Urine retention 200 ml. No irritation etc. while urinating. Should he go for surgery or medicinal cure?

My dad's prostate 58gms. PSA 5.8. Urine retention 200 ml. No irritation etc. while urinating. Should he go for surgery or medicinal cure?

Meds first: Hi, It is good to try medication first.Alpha blockers(eg:tamsulosin)work within hours,5-alpha reductase inhibitors(eg:finasteride)take up to 6 months to shrink the gland but they do work.Also I suggest a combination of both which is available in same pill here & probably in India too.If meds no help,next option TURP or laser. Best wishes for your dad. ...Read more

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What can cause pain or irritation in your penis?

What can cause pain or irritation in your penis?

Penis so sensitive: This could be a number of things. I would ask numerous questions such as last sexual encounter, other accompanying symptoms, and your history of either herpes or warts. In the office i would also collect a urine sample. This could be a bladder infection, an std such a chlamydia and gonorrhea or even herpes. It could be a prostate infection. So, it would be wise to get to a physician soon. ...Read more

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What can cause a tingling sensation and irritation on the tip of the penis?

What can cause a tingling sensation and irritation on the tip of the penis?

Here are some ...: Feeling tingling at penile tip may result from local events such as urethritis or urethral stricture or far-sited events such as prostatitis, small stone in prostate urethra, or regional nerve disorders. But the combo of detailed history + physical exams + tests as needed will help sort the concerned things out effectively. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling so to define what it's and how to.. ...Read more

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He has some kind of irritation and itchyness in his penis what can it be? Knowing he has been sexually active

He has some kind of irritation and itchyness in his penis what can it be? Knowing he has been sexually active

See answer: Assuming no external lesions on penis, an irritation or "itchy" sensation inside the penis usually related to an irritation and/or inflammation of the urethra or prostate which may be infectious or not. STD-related urethritis is usually associated with burning upon urination, urethral, discharge, and white cells on urinalysis and caused by chlamydia, gonorrhea, or trichomonas. Recommend MD visit. ...Read more

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What does strechy yellow discharge with no smell and irritation means.?

Discharge? normal?: I am unsure if you are male or female. In a male this would most likely be an indication of either a sexually transmitted disease or a prostate infection/inflammation. In either case it would be wise of you to seek out a good health care provider. In a female this could also be evidence of yeast or other bacterial infection or vaginitis. ...Read more

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Hello doc..I am having high residual post void urine in bludder (82.1 ml) & anus irritation..Plz advise..

Hello doc..I am having high residual post void urine in bludder (82.1 ml) & anus irritation..Plz advise..

Prostatitis: It sure sounds like prostatitis. I am concerned that you had an ultrasound, but the doctor did not put you on treatment or an antibiotic? Any to shrink up the prostate gland? ...Read more

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I had rectal irritation since my early teenage years and didn''t think of ityou eaten to minimize a flare up?

I had rectal irritation since my early teenage years and didn''t think of ityou eaten to minimize a flare up?

Get checked: It can be ring worm,hemorrhoid, Crohn's ( Jewish genetic origin ): Codylomata/Herpes/chancer-if anal sex,lastly cancer.( long duration). ...Read more