Mens Health

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selggur29
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Mens Health
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2013-03-17 17:00:24
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  1. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    caused by aging and adrogens

    hyperplasia or increase n number of cells that promotes local inflammtion

    causes bladder outlet obstruction, uti, bladder calculi

    leaking, residual urine, urinary retention
  2. priapism
    uncontrolled long-maintained erection
  3. cysitis
    infalmmation of the bladder
  4. prostatitis

    orchitis

    orchiectomy
    inflammation of the prostate gland

    acute testicular inflammation resulting from trauma

    removal of testes
  5. TURP
    tranurethral resection of the prostate

    feel need to void continuously, burning and frequency of urination, retrograde ejaculation (back into bladder)
  6. testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT)
    male hormones

    testosterone produced by testes; DHT is testosterone derivative in the prostate
  7. Prostate-specific antigen
    is used as a screening test for prostate cancer

    draw before digital rectal exam

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