You have now returned to your doctors’s office with you spouse or significant other and have completed the evaluation that was requested. This probably involved imaging studies that include a bone scan and a CT scan. Fortunately, like most patients with early stage and low grade prostate cancer, the x-ray studies that were performed for you... Read more
Prostatitis often occurs in young to middle-aged men, and is one of the most common causes of symptoms like burning during urination and pain in the bladder / genital area. To learn more about acute prostatitis and chronic prostatitis, check out our new section here:
Prostatitis Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
A common reason to see the urologist is for an elevated PSA, or prostate specific antigen. A man's PSA can rise for a number of reasons. Inflammation or infection of the prostate, prostatic enlargement and, of course, cancer of the prostate are the most common causes of an elevated PSA.
A recent study from Palermo Italy reviewed the... Read more
Over the past two weeks I have addressed some of the physical issues that are involved in the sexual difficulties of individuals with chronic illness. This week I want to mention briefly another of these common issues and then touch on some of the emotional issues that have to be tackled.Among the physical difficulties is an often over looked... Read more