Prostatitis - Cause
Read about the causes of prostatitis.
Prostatitis - Symptoms
Learn the symptoms of prostatitis.
Prostatitis - What Happens
Learn about acute prostatitis and chronic prostatitis.
Prostatitis - Home Treatment
Learn about home treatment of prostatitis.
Prostatitis - Medications
Learn about medications used to treat prostatitis.
Prostatitis - Surgery
Surgery for prostatitis may be necessary to treat chronic bacterial prostatitis that does not respond to long-term antibiotic treatment and that causes repeated urinary tract infections.
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.
Saw Palmetto - Topic Overview
What is saw palmetto?Saw palmetto is a type of palm tree that grows in the southeastern United States.The berry of the saw palmetto plant contains a compound that may reduce the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. Symptoms of an enlarged prostate include dribbling after urination and getting up many times during the night to ..
Spermatocele (Epididymal Cyst) - Topic Overview
What is a spermatocele?A spermatocele (epididymal cyst) is a sperm - filled cyst in the long, tightly coiled tube that lies above and behind each testicle (epididymis). It feels like a smooth, firm lump in the scrotum on top of the testicle.What causes spermatoceles?Although the cause of a spermatocele is often unknown, it may be caused by obstruction of the tubes that carry sperm from the ...
Should I use medication or watchful waiting to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?
If your benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is causing lower urinary tract symptoms,options include watchful waiting,medicine,and surgery. Generally,watchful waiting or medicines are considered first,and then surgery. This Decision Point focuses on deciding between watchful waiting and medicines. Consider the following when making your decision: If you have acute urinary retention (AUR,a ...