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Prostate irritation 3wks. Gets better and worse but never completely goes away. Any major risk in waiting longer to see if it resolves on its own?
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
Cold burning from anal area all the way up to bladder area in 4 day bouts. Gallbladder removed so could this be bile acid irritation? Prostate ok.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually not: There are no listed side effects relating to irrritation. However, if you get irritated each time you take cialis, then the medication may be causing irritation in you. Not every side effect for medications are listed and more are discovered after it has been on the market for a while. Speak to your physician about this and see if he has an alternative. ...Read more
First diagnose: The first step is to diagnose the problem. The most common cause of irritation after intercourse is poor lubrication. Use astroglide or another sexual lubricant to see if this improves the problem. Yeast infections, herpes and other skin disorders are other possibilities. ...Read more
See your dentist: Visit your dentist to see exactly why your gums are irritated and what would be necessary to treat and prevent it from reoccurring. There are many possibilities and it requires at the very least a personal clinical exam to evaluate. ...Read more
Irritation: A cleanser containing benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid may be helpful before shaving to help reduce irritation and razor bumps . Hydrocortisone cream used sparingly for flares may also help . Talk to your dermatologist for the best options for your skin type. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer