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I have read that prostatitis is a swelling of the prostate gland

A: Betasitosterol is a substance found in many herbs and vegetables that can decrease prostate enlargement. It is an active ingredient in saw palmetto. Please do not take herbs as they are not strong enough so instead take the concentrated active ingredient and you will find that within 5 6 days your prostatitis will be gone. Please consult with the doctor as he would be able to help you....


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What Are the Symptoms of Chronic Prostatitis?

A: Some of the symptoms of chronic prostatitis are painful urination, painful ejaculations and pain in the abdominal region, lower back and groin area. A man with this condition is also likely to experience other problems involving urination, such as feeling an urgent need to urinate and frequent urination. Other symptoms of chronic prostatitis also may include the presence of blood in urine or semen, as well as fever and fatigue.. Prostatitis is caused by inflammation of the

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What is the prostate?

A: the prostate is a gland found in male mammals. In humans, it is similar to a walnut in both shape and size, and sits at the base of the bladder with the urethra running through the middle of it. the job of the prostate gland is to make and store an alkaline solution that helps neutralize the acidity found in the vaginal tract. This alkaline solution has a milky white appearance and usually makes...


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Is blood in the urine a symptom of nonbacterial prostatitis?

A: On One Hand: Blood in Urine May Indicate ProstatitisHaving blood in the urine (hematuria) or semen may be an indication of nonbacterial prostatitis, an inflammation of the prostate gland, according to Medline Plus. yes the blood in a persons urine is a symptom of non-bacterial prostatitis!...


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Pressure above and to the sides of the testes

A: Ross, as you might imagine, for this type of problem it is not possible for me to make an exact diagnosis over the internet because of the inability to do a physical examination.  However, I shall try to help you. Your description is rather non-specific.  the more likely local conditions that can cause discomfort in this location are hernias & muscle strain.  there are also a number of disorders originating from more distant sites that can refer pain to this area.  the more common ones include prostatitis (inflammation

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What is the medical term for inflammation of a gland?

A: inflammation of a gland is adenitis there isn''t a general name, it depends on the name of the gland itself, like prostate inflammation being prostatitis, and an inflammed thyroid being called Thyroiditis. I thought that Endocrinitis would''ve been the word, but it''s not. the -itis suffix only gets applied to the name of the gland....


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A possible stricture in parts of the anterior urethra?

A: Matt, I am a little confused by your history as to what your symptoms were prior to the cystoscopy.  Are all the symptoms mentioned above just since the cystoscopy or do they antedate the procedure?  Regardless, what you are describing indicates some degree of obstruction or  narrowing inside of the urethra.  This can be anywhere from the neck of the bladder to the tip of the penis.  Most often...
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What are some of the symptoms of prostate cancer?

A: the main symptoms of prostate cancer are:A need to urinate frequently, especially at night;Difficulty starting urination or holding back urine;Weak or interrupted flow of urine;Painful or burning urination;Difficulty in having an erection;Painful ejaculation;Blood in urine or semen; Frequent pain or stiffness in the lower back, hips, or upper thighs.For more information on this condition please visit the prostate Cancer Foundation at:http://www.prostatecancerfoundation.org/John(plutus1947) there are men who have no symptoms, that is why it''s important to get regular...
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the tip of the penis started to change in to black colour

A: Harsh, My expertise such as it is, is with the prostate gland and therefore cannot help with the penis. However very often pain in the penis urethra etc is caused by inflammation caused by infection. You would do well to contact you medic and have a urine and possibly a massaged prostatic sample sent to a lab. Philip...


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burning and redness around the tip of the penis

A: Hello Patrick, the clear discharge from your penis associated with a bowel movement, suggests that you may be somewhat constipated, in that the dry stool is pushing against and essentially milking your prostate gland while you are going. This is not abnormal. Your STD tests were negative, which rules out anything infectious. You may have a skin fungal infection on the glans or underside of the foreskin if you are not circumcised. Sometimes a mild inflammation  of the tip ("meatitis") can be due to fungal infections, yet not contribute to...


 
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