Prostatitis - Exams and Tests
If your health professional suspects that you have prostatitis, he or she will begin with a complete medical history and physical exam.
Prostatitis - Medications
Learn about medications used to treat prostatitis.
Prostatitis - Treatment Overview
Treatment for prostatitis usually begins with taking an antibiotic for several weeks.
Prostatitis - When To Call a Doctor
Find out when to call a doctor about prostatitis.
Prostatitis - Surgery
Surgery for prostatitis may be necessary to treat chronic bacterial prostatitis that does not respond to long-term antibiotic treatment and that causes repeated urinary tract infections.
Prostatitis - Symptoms
Learn the symptoms of prostatitis.
Prostatitis - Topic Overview
Prostatitis is a usually painful condition of the prostate gland, the small walnut-shaped organ that lies just below a man's bladder and surrounds the urethra.
Picture of the Penis
WebMD's Penis Anatomy Page provides a diagram of the penis and describes its function, parts, and conditions that can affect the penis.
Saw Palmetto - Topic Overview
What is saw palmetto?Saw palmetto is a type of palm tree that grows in the southeastern United States.The berry of the saw palmetto plant contains a compound that may reduce the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. Symptoms of an enlarged prostate include dribbling after urination and getting up many times during the night to ..
Spermatocele (Epididymal Cyst) - Topic Overview
What is a spermatocele?A spermatocele (epididymal cyst) is a sperm - filled cyst in the long, tightly coiled tube that lies above and behind each testicle (epididymis). It feels like a smooth, firm lump in the scrotum on top of the testicle.What causes spermatoceles?Although the cause of a spermatocele is often unknown, it may be caused by obstruction of the tubes that carry sperm from the ...