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

What is the role of a permanent indwelling urethral catheter in the treatment of BPH?What is the role of a clean intermittent catheterization in the treatment of BPH?Urinary SymptomsWhat are nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) studies?What is the success rate of MUSE?Another form of therapy for multiple painful bone metastasis is radioisotope therapy.Are there any other blood tests to check for prostate cancer?Skin IrritationProstatitis syndromes: NIH classificationNewer TherapiesWhat is a nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy?How does one diagnose and evaluate ED?Bowel ChangesBreast Swelling and Tenderness (Gynecomastia)What are oral therapies for ED— specifically, the phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitors?How are the different types of ejaculatory dysfunction treated?Glans DroopWhere does prostate cancer spread?How is BPH diagnosed?PSA "Bounce" or "Blip"LibidoHow common is BPH?Rectal Ulceration/BleedingWhat is the success rate for PDE-5 inhibitors?What is anorgasmia and how is it treated?Are there medications that may affect the PSA? Does testosterone therapy cause the PSA to increase?How is Peyronie's disease treated?What other disorders can mimic BPH?Who is a candidate for conformal EBRT?What is premature ejaculation and what causes it?Is ED a normal process of aging? Is ED preventable? Is it curable?What are the risks of a penile prosthesis?What is a radical prostatectomy? Are there different types?What are the risks of surgery? How are they treated?What are the side effects of the vacuum device?What is minimally invasive surgical treatment of BPH?What is microwave therapy of the prostate?How is prostatitis diagnosed?What is cryotherapy/cryosurgery? Who is a candidate? What is the success rate? What are the risks?Penile Ischemia and NecrosisSalvage Radiation TherapyRectal InjuryAre there different types of problems with ejaculation? What causes them and how are they treated?What are some of the side effects of hormonal therapy and how are they treated?InfectionIs ED preventable?How do erections normally occur?Oral Testosterone TherapyWhat are the results of microwave therapy?What is an open prostatectomy?What are the side effects/complications of cryotherapy?PerforationWhat are the current treatment options available for ED?What are the side effects and risks of EBRT and conformal EBRT?Who is a candidate for cryotherapy?Are there different types of hormone therapy? Do I need to have my testicles removed?Sexual Arousal (Erection)What are the success and satisfaction rates for the vacuum device?What are the side effects of MUSE?What causes the PSA to rise?What tests may be involved with the diagnosis of BPH?What causes ED?What is the success rate of radical prostatectomy?What happens when hormone therapy fails?Urinary IncontinenceWhat is prostate cancer staging?What is the success rate of penile injection therapy?Salvage Prostatectomy after EBRTHormone Therapy and Watchful WaitingWhat effects do 5-alpha reductase inhibitor drugs have on PSA levels?What are the results of laser therapy?GlossaryVascular Conditions That Cause EDWhat are the side effects of PDE-5 inhibitors?DedicationParenteral (Intramuscular) Testosterone TherapyWhat is the doctor looking for during the physical examination?How common is prostate cancer?BleedingWhat happens if my PSA rises after radical prostatectomy? After external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)?After interstitial seed therapy?Mechanical ProblemsAre all prostate cancers the same? Are there different grades?Transdermal Testosterone TherapyHow do I perform penile injection therapy?Who is a candidate for penile injection therapy?EjaculationWhat is the vacuum device?What is the role of herbal therapy in BPH treatment?What is a transurethral incision of the prostate (TUIP)?What is sexual dysfunction?Hot Flushes/FlashesInfectionWatchful WaitingWhat happens if my sex drive (libido) is low? What causes it, can it be treated?What are the alpha-blockers?Who is a candidate for radical prostatectomy?What if my testosterone level is low? What are the risks and benefits of testosterone therapy?What is retrograde ejaculation and what causes it?What questions might the doctor ask me during my initial visit?EdemaWhat is brachytherapy/interstitialseed therapy? Who is a candidate? What are the risks?What are the results of TURP for BPH?What are the 5-alpha reductase inhibitors?Excessive Bleeding and Anesthesia ComplicationsWhat are the risks of penile injection therapy?What are the results of BPH treatment using 5-alpha reductase inhibitor drugs?What is PSA? What is the normal PSA value? What is free total PSA?What are prostatic stents? What are the results with prostatic stents?What does a TRUS guided prostate biopsy involve?Who is a candidate for the vacuum device?What is the success rate of cryotherapy? Other Conditions That Cause EDWhat are the side effects of 5-alpha reductase inhibitors? What laboratory tests are performed? Treatment OptionsWhat is priapism and what causes it?What is prostate cancer?What options do I have for treatment of my prostate cancer?What are the symptoms of BPH?Are there different types of testosterone therapy?What are the warning signs of prostate cancer?What is intraurethral alprostadil (MUSE) and how do I use it?Neurologic Conditions That Cause EDAntiandrogensPerineal PainWhat is Peyronie's disease and what causes it?What is a transurethral prostatectomy (TURP)?How do I use the vacuum device?What if the PSA rises after EBRT?What is radiofrequency therapy of the prostate and the results of radiofrequency therapy?TWO. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)What are LUTs?Postoperative ComplicationsONE. Prostate CancerTreatment of Rising PSA after Interstitial Seed TherapyBladder Outlet ObstructionWho is a candidate for MUSE?What happens after the history, physical examination, and laboratory tests have been carried out?What are the signs and symptoms of an enlarged prostate (either cancer related or benign)?How are they similar and how are they different?Do I need to be monitored while on testosterone therapy?Is there a role for sex therapy in the treatment of ED?What is the prostate gland and what does it do?Existing ScarringMiscellaneous Complications Related to the Radical ProstatectomyHow is one monitored after interstitial seed therapy and what is the success rate?Urinary IncontinenceLuteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone AnaloguesWhat are the risk factors for prostate cancer, and who is at risk? Is there anything that decreases the risk of developing prostate cancer?Erosion and MigrationWhat are external-beam and conformal external-beam radiation therapies? What are the side effects of EBRT?What are the side effects of alpha-blockers?What if I am incontinent after radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy? What if I have erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy or EBRT or brachytherapy?What is the success rate with EBRT/conformal EBRT?What is electrovaporization of the prostate?Why is my doctor checking my testosterone level?Hormone TherapyWhat is the RigiScan?What is prostatitis?Medications that Cause EDHow do I decide which treatment is best for me?Do the 5-alpha reductase inhibitors have an effect on the risk of developing prostate cancer?Intraoperative ComplicationsWhat happens if I develop bone pain?Who is a candidate for interstitial seed therapy? What types of laser therapy are available?Decreased Penile LengthWhat is prostate cancer screening?What happens if medical therapy fails or one cannot tolerate the adverse effects of medical therapy?What is a penile prosthesis?What is laser therapy of the prostate?Salvage CryotherapyResidual Penile CurvatureTHREE. Erectile Dysfunction (ED) What are the side effects of surgical treatment (TURP) of BPH?Do I need any specialized tests?Urethral StrictureWho is a candidate for a penile prosthesis?What is a pelvic lymph node dissection and what are the risks?UrodynamicsIs ED curable?What is penile injection therapy?AutoinflationWhat causes BPH?Buccal TherapyOrgasmBladder Neck ContractureWhat types of prostatitis are there?What is anejaculation and what causes it?Anesthetic ComplicationsHow is prostatitis treated?What is erectile dysfunction (ED) and how common is it?GnRH antagonistWhat happens if storage (overactive bladder) symptoms persist after successful treatment of the voiding symptoms?Erectile DysfunctionDeathWhat causes prostate cancer? What causes prostate cancer to grow?What damage can BPH cause?When does BPH need to be treated?Deep Venous ThrombosisHow do I use PDE-5 inhibitors?How do I use the penile prosthesis, and how is it placed?Who is a candidate for oral therapy with a PDE-5 inhibitor?ImpotenceCan alpha-blocker drugs and 5-alpha reductase drugs be used together?
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