Male Reproductive System Disorders
- Q What is prostatitis?
Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, Integrative MedicineProstate infections in men can be acute (sudden onset and severe) and require urgent antibiotics. These infections are associated with chills, fever, pain in the lower back and genital area, urinary frequency and painful urination, body aches, and a... Full Answer
- Q What is acute bacterial prostatitis?
Acute bacterial prostatitis is a rapid-developing infection of the prostate gland. It results from bacterial strains in the blood or urinary tract making their way into the prostate. Irritation, swelling, and pain often occur in or around the scrotum,... Full Answer
- Q What is testicular torsion?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineThis happens when the testicle twists on its own blood supply, and it hurts like the dickens. If you get sudden pain in your groin or in the testicle, it needs fixing that hour, or you risk losing the testicle. See your doctorimmediately. Not tomorrow. Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of phimosis?
Because people with phimosis can't pull back the foreskin, urination might become more difficult and might cause the foreskin to swell. This might lead a weak urine stream and to urinary tract infections. Also, the inability to clean under the foreskin... Full Answer
- Q What is phimosis?
Phimosis is a medical condition that often affects uncircumcised males. With phimosis, the foreskin becomes too tight to be pulled down below the tip of the penis. It can cause swelling, difficulty urinating, and urinary tract infections. Phimosis is... Full Answer