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What Does A Mushy Prostate Mean
Frequency: The amount of fluid ejaculated will be related to how often you masturbate. If you masturbate frequently then you will have less volume. If you "save it up" you will have more. ...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
Partially: Turp means that the inner portion of the prostate is trimmed out to some degree. This could be thought of conceptually as removing the core of an apple. It is not possible to remove the entire prostate in this fashion. ...Read more
Here are some ...: It means having very occasional, fine stones inside the prostate, which usually appear and scatter along the demarcation between so-called central and peripheral zones of the prostate. Ask Doc for detailing as needed. ...Read more
PIN: Pin stands for prostate intraepithelial neoplasia. It is considered a pre-cancerous lesion; however it does not necessarily become malignant. Approximatley 20% of men with high grade pin are found to ahve prostate cancer. You should be seeing a urologist so that your psa and prostate examination can be followed. ...Read more
Enlarged prostate: See a urologist (u) for treatment of enlargement of the prostate (p) gland that either can be benign or malignant. In prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostatic hypertrophy, prostate gland enlargement can cause urinary symptoms. Untreated p gland enlargement can block the flow of urine out of the bladder and can cause bladder, urinary tract or kidney problems. If malignant, see a u for treatment. ...Read more
good news: It means that the density of the prostate is the same throughout the entire gland. It usually means there are no suspicious areas. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Prostate enlargement alone would not cause ache. Feeling prostate ache denotes possible inflammation / infection of the prostate or its nearby tissue, or some functional change in the nearby nerve fiber resulting in recurrent troublesome in the prostate and its vicinity. So, lately, chronic pelvic painful syndrome / disorder (CPPS or CPPD) has been coined to address such an annoying issue. Ask Doc ...Read more
Yes or not...:
Direct look into your urethra through prostate into the bladder just shows if there is any suspicion of residual effect of lining from inflammation, stone, foreign body, or tumor, stricture/blockage, etc. Clinically, the concern on the prostate is usually clarified by combing a detailed history, physical exam, ua, etc. Most of the time, it's not that difficult.
So, go to ask, talk, and work with. ...Read more
I had a prostate exam today. If I did not feel any pain during the examination, does that mean my prostate is good? I felt no pain at all.
Here are some ...: Calcification in prostate has been commonly seen on prostate US exam, which is formed by depositing calcium on the proteineous core - corpora amylacea (essential amyloids) of prostate glands along the demarcation between central and peripheral zones of the prostate & found most times incidentally, but its significance, especially with prostatitis, has remained nonspecific & unclear. . ...Read more
How can I differentiate between periurethral fluid and prostatic fluid. I mean what is the difference in their color and stickiness etc ??
Here are some ...: Periurethral "fluid" keeps urethral mucosa moist and healthy, but clinically invisible; it's different from so-called precum at sexual arousal, which excretes from Cowper's glands residing inside / next to membranous urethra upon sexual stimulation. Prostate fluid is usually referred to the fluid coming out the prostate through manual expression by physician, which is collected and examined for .. ...Read more
I am a 27-year old guy. My ultrasound said I have normal-sized prostate with approx. weight of 23grms.(4.38x2.87x3.54cm). What does it mean?
Enlarged prostate: causes symptoms such as frequent urination because it can constrict the urethra. It can also cause discomfort. The good news is that yours is of normal size. If your doc ordered an ultrasound you likely reported other symptoms. Stay w/him/her until they get get resolved. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Higher = aggressive: For grading, the pathologist looks at the tissues under the microscope and assigns two numbers based on their criteria for the differentiation or 'aggressiveness' of the glands. The numbers are each from 1-5, and they are added to generate a number from 2-10, with 10 being the most dangerous type of prostate cancer, with the highest gleason score. ...Read more
Not Likely Related:
Identification of a kidney mass requires xrays to determine its benign or malignant nature. Most often a ct scan without and with dye is done. If any doubt exists, an MRI or biopsy may be ordered. Surgery if a cancer is detected.
Bph (enlarged prostate) occurs as men age and creates the issues men suffer with urination. Weakened stream, more frequent visits and urge are common. Meds can help. ...Read more
No: Individuals who enjoy the sensation of prostate stimulation do not necessarily have a gay or bisexual sexual orientation. Gay men desire to have physical and emotional relationships with other men. This does not necessariy apply to men to enjoy anal or prostate stimulation. ...Read more
Hystopathology report: prostatic tissue(turb), modular hyperplasia with chronic prostatitis. What does it mean?
Prostate: There appears to be no cancer based on the biopsy, which is good. Prostatitis refers to an inflammation of the prostate tissue. Modular hyperplasia i think is a typo for nodular which refers to benign prostate hypertrophy, a condition that occurs usually in men after 50 but occasionally as early as 40s. You may read about it elsewhere. ...Read more
Cancer progression: Staging prostate cancer (or any cancer) is a method to allow the physician and patient to help aid in the prognosis. This is a measure of the how far advanced the cancer has progressed such as into other organs or into bones. It also help aid in the treatment options since certain options of treatment are onloy available at certain stages. ...Read more
Prostate ca stages: When one looks at the stages of cancers, generally they are divided into stage i-iv. This is based on local extent of disease. This is also true for prostate cancer so that incidental disease is stage i, palpable diseases stage ii, locally advanced disease is stage iii, and metastatic disease is stage iv. Stage v is not a widely accepted or used prostate cancer stage. ...Read more
Aggressive: That is a higher grade under the microscope and is nothing to sit back and watch. ...Read more
How do get to know I realy have prostate infection.I mean are there any tests which can correctly inform me about the infection?
My ultrasound examination reports
prostate gland shows homogeneous echotexture with smooth and intact capsule. What does it mean?
Normal: It means it's normal. Congratulations, nothing to do for it. ...Read more
My result of total prostatic specific antigen is 0.5 ng/ml and i find that below 4 ng/ml is fine. Does the result mean i don't have enlarged prostate?
Staging system: Tnm ( tumor size, nodal status and metastatic disease) is a staging system used to classify cancer into grades and stages so accurate decisions can be made in regards to treatments and also prognosis. All cancer have similar grading systems with individual tweaks for the particular cancer being staged. Clark's level is another grading system that helps grade the level of tumor invasion in to the adjacent area- usually used in melanoma. ...Read more
Here are some ...: The issue and debate on PSA has evolved drastically over the past 10 years although it has been around since 1970. To address the essential information on PSA uncertainty and debate, please review the articles in http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html. I do believe you will gain a solid synopsis of PSA. ...Read more
Mixed up?: Tnm staging is the system used to describe the extent of any cancer. See this link http://bit.Ly/lyt5zf. Clark levels are a system for describing the depth of invasion of skin cancer, commonly malignant melanoma. See this http://bit.Ly/kqchmu. Clark level has nothing to do with prostate cancer. ...Read more
High if ...: During 46-yr PSA life, much confusion & condemnation resulting from its overuse, misuse, & abuse for professional & industrial money has emerged as the real thing against medical nobility. To decide what you should do about your PSA, please take time to peruse articles listed on http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html; thereby, you gain insight on how to handle a PSA of 5.9 ng/ml without UTI.. ...Read more
If i got cheked for prostate & was screaming from the pain does this mean its swollen? Pee urgently & lil bits of pee only
I did my urine detail and urine culture test.the report is normal that means I don't have any kind of bacterial disease or prostate problem,or stdryt?
Depends on test: A normal urinalysis & urine culture suggests there is no bladder or kidney infection. It is not possible to comment on sexually transmitted diseases, as that requires additional testing & will miss diseases that require blood tests. Total honesty with the physician ordering tests is necessary, to be sure correct tests are ordered. Only barrier protection (condoms) can prevent STD during sex. ...Read more