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    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia What is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a medical condition characterized by prostate enlargement this results in urinary symptoms such as difficulty passing urine, incomplete bladder emptying, or frequently urinating at night. This condition only affects men as women do not have prostate glands. This condition increases in prevalence with age. Progressive enlargement of the prostate may cause significantly bothersome symptoms and can increase the risk of urinary tract infections. Due to the importance of this condition, it is critical that patients understand its causes, symptoms, and treatment. By the end of this article, you will have the answers to these essential questions:…

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    In the beginning of life, the prostate gland is approximately the size of a pea. The gland then grows throughout life, gradually until puberty is reached and then rapidly grows until the person reaches the third decade of their life. At this point, the prostate gland is considered to be the normal adult size. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) occurs when the prostate gland becomes larger than the normal adult size (Rodway & McCance, 2014). The enlargement occurs within the transition zone of…

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    Lee is giving a Plenary Session talk on the topic, “Biopsy for the Renal Mass: How Much Information can be Obtained?”, as well as giving a lecture to the Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons on the topics of “Robotic Partial Nephrectomy for High Risk Disease”. He will also be presenting the 2016 International Endourological Society Program Director’s Award to this year’s recipient, Dr. Evangelos Liatsikos from Patras, Greece. Dr. Funk will be moderating a session on Benign Prostatic…

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    cancer among men, behind skin cancer. Although that is a startling fact, prostate cancer can often be successfully treated. To better understand how prostate cancer affects the male body, it is a good idea to know the body parts around it and how they work. The prostate is a gland that is only found in males, sitting below the bladder and in front of the rectum. The prostate gland makes some of the fluid that protects and nourishes the sperm cells in semen, which makes the semen more…

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    There are many reproductive diseases that involve males and females. The types of reproductive diseases are epididymitis, orchitis, Prostatic Hypertrophy and Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Endometriosis, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, and Ovarian Cancer. Epididymitis is an aggravation of the epididymis, more often than not brought about by a pathogenic living being, for example, gonococcus, streptococcus, or staphylococcus. Oftentimes happens with urinary tract or prostate contamination, mumps, or…

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    Essay On Prostatic Cancer

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    supply of oxygen and nutrients, therefore depriving them these essential elements. For this research, I will talk about the Prostatic carcinoma. The prostate gland is a pear shaped gland, part of the internal male reproductive system. It lies below the bladder enclosing within it the prostatic urethra. The gland is encapsulated and held to the bladder by the Denonvilliers aponeurosis. It produces fluid that forms part of the semen…

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    Genitourinary Case Study and Plan of Care Infections like acute prostatitis in the male genitourinary system are rare while disorders like benign prostatic hyperplasia are more common with aging (Yoon et al., 2012). Mr. H.S. is a 60-year-old male with history of urinary issues for two years. Reports today symptoms have increased in severity. He reports today nocturia consisting of 4-5 episodes a night and interference of daily activities related to frequent urination with a decreased urinary…

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    Prostate Gland Essay

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    found only in men, is to discharge fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm. During ejaculation, the prostate gland also helps to push out the seminal fluid into the urethra. This gland is almost the size of a walnut and is located in the front side of the rectum, and in the center of the penis and the bladder. This is the passage way for urine to leave the body. Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is a disease where there is an unbalanced growth of apoptosis and cells, which can be chronic,…

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    There is one fact regarding prostate cancer treatment that a majority of doctor's who treat patients with prostate cancer all agree upon. Early detection of the disease can offer a patient's best chance for effective treatment and cure. One of the reasons that prostate cancer claims so many victims is that all too often, the disease is detected only after it has reached advanced stages. By then, the options for treatment and the chances for cure are much smaller. The prostate is a gland within…

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    My first year of college, I experienced the greatest tragedy of my life. Some may say she was just a dog, but to me, she was my best friend. My Chihuahua, Tiny. I received this dog as a gift on my second birthday. At which point, she would fit in my father’s work pocket and pester me throughout her “puppy stage.” Over the years, Tiny grew into a best friend, more so than a pet. However, much of this changed when we found out she had a fatty benign tumor. 1.) At the age of 13 in 2013,…

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