Category: Prostate

Foreskin Care for Boys

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The foreskin (or prepuce) is the sheath of thin skin normally covering the head of the penis (glans). The inner foreskin is attached to the penile shaft just beyond the glans, with a small band (the frenulum) approaching the opening of the urinary passage (urethral meatus) on the undersurface. Its function and natural development must ….  Read More

Scrotal pain

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Scrotal pain is defined as any discomfort in the scrotum and its contents, the testicles, and their structures.¬†This is a relatively common problem for men of all ages, but especially for young adults and middle-aged men.¬†Although they may be boring in the long run, scrotal pain is rarely a sign of a more serious health ….  Read More

Retropubic radical prostatectomy

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Localized prostate cancer can be cured by radical prostatectomy. Most men will resume normal activities within a few months of surgery. The prostate is a gland that surrounds the urethra, the urinary canal. It is located between the bladder and its controlling muscle, the urethral sphincter. Its main role is the production of semen that is ejaculated during ….  Read More

Urethral strictures in men

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The bladder stores the urine produced by the kidneys until the proper time for emptying. At the moment of urination, the bladder muscle contracts to evacuate urine through the urinary canal, the urethra. The opening and closing of the urethra are controlled by the muscles that encircle it, the urethral sphincter. The urine is evacuated outside the ….  Read More