Men and Stroke
WebMD explains stroke prevention and how to spot symptoms of a stroke.
Saw palmetto, a palm native to the southern U.S., has caught on as a treatment for enlarged prostate. WebMD explains the uses of this natural remedy.
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.
Premature Ejaculation - Topic Overview
What is premature ejaculation?Premature ejaculation is uncontrolled ejaculation either before or shortly after sexual penetration, with minimal sexual stimulation and before the person wishes. It may result in an unsatisfactory sexual experience for both partners. This can increase the anxiety that may contribute to the problem. Premature ejaculation is one of the most common forms of male sexual
Testicular Prosthesis - Topic Overview
A testicular prosthesis is a small implant with a size, shape, and consistency similar to a real testicle. It is usually made of a soft plastic (silicone) shell and filled with saline (salt water). The potential risks associated with testicular prostheses include infection and bleeding or blood clots (hematoma) in the scrotum, but these complications are uncommon.If a prosthesis is implanted before puberty, it will need to be replaced later with a larger prosthesis that matches the adult size of the normal testicle.
Rye Grass Pollen Extract - Topic Overview
What is rye grass pollen extract?Rye grass pollen extract comes from the pollen of rye grass (Secale cereale). Rye grass pollen extract may affect the male hormone testosterone, relax the muscles of the tube that urine flows through (urethra), and increase how well the bladder can force urine out. All of these may reduce symptoms of an enlarged prostate, such as dribbling after urinating or ...
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA)
A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test measures the amount of prostate-specific antigen in the blood. PSA is released into a man's blood by his prostate gland.
DHEA-S (dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate) is a male hormone (androgen) that is made in the adrenal glands. The body turns it into testosterone. A test for DHEA-S checks the level of this hormone in the blood.Testosterone affects sexual features and development. In men, it is made in large amounts by the testicles. In both men and women, testosterone is made in small amounts by the adrenal glands. In women, small amounts are made by the ovaries.
A prostate gland biopsy is a test to remove small samples of prostate tissue to be examined under a microscope.
Open Prostatectomy for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Open prostatectomy for benign prostatic hyperplasia is the surgical removal of an enlarged, noncancerous prostate.