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«100 Questions & Answers About Mens Health: Keeping You Happy & Healthy Below the Belt»

Where does prostate cancer spread?How do I use the penile prosthesis, and how is it placed?What happens if medical therapy fails or one cannot tolerate the adverse effects of medical therapy?What is a penile prosthesis?What if my testosterone level is low? What are the risks and benefits of testosterone therapy?Intraoperative ComplicationsHormone Therapy and Watchful WaitingUrinary SymptomsWhat laboratory tests are performed? How common is prostate cancer?Breast Swelling and Tenderness (Gynecomastia)What options do I have for treatment of my prostate cancer?What is retrograde ejaculation and what causes it?EjaculationWhat are external-beam and conformal external-beam radiation therapies? What are the side effects of EBRT?Who is a candidate for oral therapy with a PDE-5 inhibitor?Why is my doctor checking my testosterone level?How do erections normally occur?Other Conditions That Cause EDONE. Prostate CancerDeep Venous ThrombosisWhat types of prostatitis are there?What is the role of a clean intermittent catheterization in the treatment of BPH?What is the success rate of MUSE?What are the side effects of surgical treatment (TURP) of BPH?What if the PSA rises after EBRT?What are the side effects and risks of EBRT and conformal EBRT?What happens if I develop bone pain?What are the side effects/complications of cryotherapy?Who is a candidate for conformal EBRT?What does a TRUS guided prostate biopsy involve?What are the side effects of the vacuum device?Who is a candidate for a penile prosthesis?Who is a candidate for penile injection therapy?What is laser therapy of the prostate?Are there medications that may affect the PSA? Does testosterone therapy cause the PSA to increase?What causes ED?What are the results of microwave therapy?Postoperative ComplicationsLibidoWhat is prostate cancer staging?What effects do 5-alpha reductase inhibitor drugs have on PSA levels?What is intraurethral alprostadil (MUSE) and how do I use it?Residual Penile CurvatureWhat are the success and satisfaction rates for the vacuum device?What are the side effects of MUSE?How does one diagnose and evaluate ED?Watchful WaitingEdemaDeathPenile Ischemia and NecrosisAutoinflationWhat is electrovaporization of the prostate?Erosion and MigrationWhen does BPH need to be treated?Can alpha-blocker drugs and 5-alpha reductase drugs be used together?What are the warning signs of prostate cancer?Do I need to be monitored while on testosterone therapy?What is brachytherapy/interstitialseed therapy? Who is a candidate? What are the risks?InfectionBuccal TherapyWhat is prostate cancer?Skin IrritationBladder Outlet ObstructionIs ED a normal process of aging? Is ED preventable? Is it curable?What are oral therapies for ED— specifically, the phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitors?What is the success rate of cryotherapy? THREE. Erectile Dysfunction (ED) Prostatitis syndromes: NIH classificationTransdermal Testosterone TherapyDecreased Penile LengthWhat is the success rate for PDE-5 inhibitors?What is the doctor looking for during the physical examination?Perineal PainWhat causes prostate cancer? What causes prostate cancer to grow?What is the role of a permanent indwelling urethral catheter in the treatment of BPH?What is premature ejaculation and what causes it?Do the 5-alpha reductase inhibitors have an effect on the risk of developing prostate cancer?How do I use the vacuum device?Medications that Cause EDGlans DroopWhat is the success rate with EBRT/conformal EBRT?Is there a role for sex therapy in the treatment of ED?Rectal InjuryHow is prostatitis diagnosed?What is sexual dysfunction?How are the different types of ejaculatory dysfunction treated?What are the risk factors for prostate cancer, and who is at risk? Is there anything that decreases the risk of developing prostate cancer?What is anejaculation and what causes it?How is one monitored after interstitial seed therapy and what is the success rate?What is the role of herbal therapy in BPH treatment?What are the risks of a penile prosthesis?How common is BPH?Miscellaneous Complications Related to the Radical ProstatectomyWho is a candidate for the vacuum device?How do I perform penile injection therapy?What is the prostate gland and what does it do?Bowel ChangesWhat if I am incontinent after radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy? What if I have erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy or EBRT or brachytherapy?UrodynamicsWhat is penile injection therapy?PerforationWhat are the current treatment options available for ED?Salvage Radiation TherapyWhat is a transurethral prostatectomy (TURP)?What is prostate cancer screening?Is ED preventable?Newer TherapiesWhat types of laser therapy are available?What is the vacuum device?Hot Flushes/FlashesWhat are the signs and symptoms of an enlarged prostate (either cancer related or benign)?Is ED curable?What are nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) studies?Are all prostate cancers the same? Are there different grades?What is Peyronie's disease and what causes it?How is BPH diagnosed?What is anorgasmia and how is it treated?What is the RigiScan?What causes the PSA to rise?Are there different types of problems with ejaculation? What causes them and how are they treated?What is microwave therapy of the prostate?Who is a candidate for radical prostatectomy?Who is a candidate for cryotherapy?Who is a candidate for interstitial seed therapy? ImpotenceWhat are the results of laser therapy?What is a radical prostatectomy? Are there different types?Urinary IncontinenceWhat are the symptoms of BPH?How do I use PDE-5 inhibitors?Another form of therapy for multiple painful bone metastasis is radioisotope therapy.How is prostatitis treated?Bladder Neck ContractureAre there different types of hormone therapy? Do I need to have my testicles removed?What is the success rate of penile injection therapy?Salvage Prostatectomy after EBRTHow are they similar and how are they different?OrgasmWhat causes BPH?Rectal Ulceration/BleedingAre there any other blood tests to check for prostate cancer?What is erectile dysfunction (ED) and how common is it?What is PSA? What is the normal PSA value? What is free total PSA?What are the side effects of PDE-5 inhibitors?GlossaryLuteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone AnaloguesWhat are LUTs?What is a nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy?Sexual Arousal (Erection)What is priapism and what causes it?What is the success rate of radical prostatectomy?What damage can BPH cause?What happens if my sex drive (libido) is low? What causes it, can it be treated?What are the side effects of alpha-blockers?Anesthetic ComplicationsHow is Peyronie's disease treated?Existing ScarringExcessive Bleeding and Anesthesia ComplicationsWhat is an open prostatectomy?What is radiofrequency therapy of the prostate and the results of radiofrequency therapy?Who is a candidate for MUSE?What are the risks of surgery? How are they treated?What tests may be involved with the diagnosis of BPH?What are prostatic stents? What are the results with prostatic stents?Vascular Conditions That Cause EDWhat happens if my PSA rises after radical prostatectomy? After external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)?After interstitial seed therapy?Parenteral (Intramuscular) Testosterone TherapyWhat are some of the side effects of hormonal therapy and how are they treated?Are there different types of testosterone therapy?What is prostatitis?Erectile DysfunctionUrethral StrictureWhat other disorders can mimic BPH?What is minimally invasive surgical treatment of BPH?BleedingPSA "Bounce" or "Blip"What are the alpha-blockers?Do I need any specialized tests?DedicationAntiandrogensOral Testosterone TherapyWhat is a transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP)?Hormone TherapyWhat are the risks of penile injection therapy?GnRH antagonistWhat are the results of BPH treatment using 5-alpha reductase inhibitor drugs?What happens when hormone therapy fails?What happens if storage (overactive bladder) symptoms persist after successful treatment of the voiding symptoms?TWO. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)What are the 5-alpha reductase inhibitors?Mechanical ProblemsWhat are the results of TURP for BPH?Salvage CryotherapyHow do I decide which treatment is best for me?What happens after the history, physical examination, and laboratory tests have been carried out?Treatment of Rising PSA after Interstitial Seed TherapyWhat are the side effects of 5-alpha reductase inhibitors? Treatment OptionsInfectionWhat questions might the doctor ask me during my initial visit?Urinary IncontinenceNeurologic Conditions That Cause EDWhat is a pelvic lymph node dissection and what are the risks?What is cryotherapy/cryosurgery? Who is a candidate? What is the success rate? What are the risks?
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