What is the prostate used for?
mainly its a switch to allow EITHER urine or sperm to pass down the urethra.
A prostate ultrasound is a diagnostic test used to detect potential problems with a man's prostate.
My understanding is that Brachytherapy is used to slow down the progression of prostate cancer. But it is not a cure. It is used when the cancer has progressed out side the prostate gland into the lymph nodes in the abdomen. I could be wrong, I have been before :|
Prostate cancer originates in the prostate gland. The prostate gland is a gland in the male reproductive system. Prostate cancer can spread to other parts of the body from the prostate.
There are no current medications to treat prostate cancer, but some good ones are in testing. Current medications only prolong the life by a few months of men with advanced prostate cancer. Currently, prostate cancer is treated by surgery and chemotherapy along with a prostate healthy diet.
transrectally. There are three ways to massage a prostate gland. 1) Insert a gloved and lubricated into the rectum to reach the prostate. Massage each side of the prostate. 2) Insert a lubricated prostate massager into the rectum to reach the prostate. Muscle constrictions will help massage the prostate. 3) With an external prostate massager you can massage the prostate from outside the body.
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test
What is the treatment used to treat prostate cancer by pacing the radioactive elements directly into the prostate?
This is called Brachytherapy.
Is a transurethral resection of the prostate a laparoscopic procedure to remove all or part of the prostate gland?
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a urological procedure used to treat benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). During the procedure tissue is removed by electrocautery or sharp dissection. Only portions of the prostate gland are removed during TURP.
No. Girls do not have a prostate, so they do not get prostate exams.
The size of the prostate depends somewhat on age, but in general the prostate for an adult should be about the size of a walnut.
Most common signs of prostate cancer are: high psa level pain when the prostate is touched in a prostate exam irregularity in the size, texture or bumps found on prostate blood in urine enlarged prostate
There are medications such as doxazosin or finasteride that can be used to shrink a prostate. If medications are ineffective, then surgery can be done.
PSA = prostate specific antigen. It is a screening test for prostate cancer.
Prostate exams are a chance for you doctor to evaluate the health of your prostate and determine if you are experiencing any inflammation of the gland. They are also used to check for prostate cancer, one of the most common form of cancer in men over the age of 50.
Only men have a prostate gland. Actually women do have a prostate gland, but it is much smaller than a man's prostate, and women generally do not get prostate cancer.
Inserting a finger into the rectum to palpate rectum and prostate is a procedure to check the prostate gland for enlargement or prostate cancer. Inserting the finger into the rectum to palpate to prostate is also known as prostate milking or prostate massage. This is done to remove the build up of prostatic fluid in the prostate gland, and also for pleasure as a prostate ejaculation can be more intense than a penile ejaculation.
By age, prostate is physiologically enlarged. There is another normal enlargement of prostate when teenage due to hormonal changes. Pathological causes for prostate enlargement include prostatitis and/or prostate cancer.
Urologist is the dr for prostate surgery and any other prostate problems (like enlarged prostate or prostatitis). Oncologist works together with urologist to treat prostate cancer.
Women do not have prostate.
Yes, it is a kind of prostate shrinking method.
The Prostate Cancer Infolink. http://www.comed.com/prostate.
Wonen do have a prostate gland, but it is much smaller than a male's prostate. Female prostate cancer, while possible is extremely rare.
Yes it can. Removal of the prostate is done in cases of prostate cancer. It is removed to stop the spread of prostate cancer to other parts of the body.
Male reproductive system. PSA test is used to detect prostate cancer.
Yes it does and it can prevent Prostate Cancer. If your partner gives you a prostate massage than the sexual experience will be better than what you would probably be used to because the male 'g-spot' is in the anus, which is a way to get somewhat direct contact with the prostate. Do not massage to hard though or else you may hurt and have abdominal pains. --- Prostate massage does not decrease the risk… Read More
gamma-GTPase is the most common marker enzyme used to detect the prostate cancer.. prostate cancer is most commonly seen in the mid people of 50-60 years age.
Carcinoma of the prostate (prostate cancer) is a malignant tumor of the prostate, the exocrine gland lying below the urinary bladder.
Drinking cranberry juice is healthy for the prostate. The healthier the prostate the better it will perform.
The normal prostate in a young male has is a walnut-sized gland, and a normal prostate gland measures approximately 20 cc. The average prostate in a patient with prostate cancer is approximately 40 cc in size.
There are certain 'toys' that are used known as butt plugs. Anal intercourse can also stimulate the prostate, but you need to go about it carefully.
The advantages of having hormone treatment for prostate cancer is that it can treat and lower the chances of prostate cancer returning. It is mainly only used with patients with a high risk of the cancer returning.
That is the prostate gland. Prostate gland is a gland under the male bladder. the prostate gland prostate gland
Yes, females have a small prostate gland, but it does not work like the male prostate gland.
prostate cancer is deadly The old man had difficulty urinating because he had an enlarged prostate.
This is called prostate massage. This can be done with a gloved and lubricated finger, or a prostate massager.
The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is a blood screen for prostate cancer.
No. Someone having an enlarged prostate does not mean they will develop cancer.
The prostate secretes an enzyme, Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA). It is secreted by the cells lining the prostate into the seminal fluid and its function is to aid the liquefaction of semen after ejaculation.
A prostate lobe is an anatomical part of prostate. Prostate gland is the male's organ of reproductive system. Anatomically it has the shape of a chestnut, with two lobes separated by a thinner part.
Females don't have a prostate.
women do not have a prostate
Urologists treat the prostate.
The prostate acts as a sphincter (valve) for the bladder in expelling urine. It is also used in sexual function in adding fluid to the semen.
Yes, according to some experts, massaging your prostate is a good way to preventing prostate cancer.
The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis. The prostate is just in front of the rectum.
Women do not have prostate. Prostate is the sexual gland for men. Instead women have ovaries, which are their sexual glands (they are two).
Carcinoma of the prostate is a type of cancer of prostate, which involves the soft tissue or the connected tissue and not the gland cells.
It is endoscopic surgery of the prostate gland - Transurethral resection of prostate carried out for enlarged prostate gland
A prostate of 24g is somewhat enlarged. A "normal" prostate is somewhere between 15-20g.