The prostate is a small gland approximately the size and shape of a walnut. It sits directly below the bladder, in front of the rectum. The prostate is a part of the male reproductive tract. It produces fluid that combines with sperm to make semen.
At birth, the prostate gland is tiny. When testosterone levels rise during puberty, the prostate grows rapidly, doubling in size by age 20. Growth slows down for the next two decades and the prostate usually does not cause problems for...Read more
After robotic prostate surgery that is performed for cancer, the patient will have a foley catheter (a small drain that is placed in the... Read more »
The prostate is located immediately beneath the bladder, and surrounds the urethra, the structure that brings the urine from the bladder to... Read more »
Many men are bothered with urinary problems along with their erectile dysfunction. It has been shown that severe problems with BPH or... Read more »