Prostatitis - When To Call a Doctor
Find out when to call a doctor about prostatitis.
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 ..
Klinefelter Syndrome - Exams and Tests
Information on exams and tests to diagnose Klinefelter syndrome before birth (prenatally) or in childhood, during puberty, or in adulthood.
Klinefelter Syndrome - Home Treatment
Home treatment for Klinefelter syndrome is directed at understanding your son's emotional, physical, behavioral, and learning needs.
Klinefelter Syndrome - Health Tools
Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Growth and development: Helping your child build self-esteem ...
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 have surgery or take medication to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?
This information will help you understand your choices, whether you share in the decision - making process or rely on your doctor's recommendation.Key points in making your decisionIf your benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is causing lower urinary tract symptoms, options include watchful waiting, medication, and surgery. Generally, watchful waiting or medications are considered first, and then ..
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 ...
Interactive Tool: How Bad Are Your Urinary Symptoms From Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)? - What does your score mean?
Your score gives you an idea of how bad your symptoms are. It will fall into one of these ranges: Mild (0 to 7) Moderate (8 to 19) Severe (20 to 35) By itself,your score does not mean that you do or do not need treatment. But it is a useful way for you and your doctor to look at and talk about your symptoms and watch them over time. Men differ in how bothered they are by urination problems. ..