100 Questions & Answers About Men's Health: Keeping You by Pamela Ellsworth

By Pamela Ellsworth

A hundred Questions & solutions approximately Men's well-being: preserving you cheerful & fit less than the Belt is a finished consultant to men's genitourinary healthiness. This crucial textual content presents authoritative, sensible solutions to the main questions about erectile disorder, prostate melanoma and benign prostate sickness, urinary retention, and coverings for all of those difficulties. Written via Dr. Pamela Ellsworth, a well-liked urologist and best-selling writer, this simple to learn and important source is for all males drawn to protecting every thing in solid operating order down there.

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What options do I have for treatment of my prostate cancer? Cliff ’s comment: After finally realizing that, despite feeling great, I did indeed have prostate cancer, I had to figure out what the best treatment for me was. When faced with the option of leaving my prostate in place or removing it, I knew that, even though I was petrified of surgery, it would be the best thing for me in the long run. QXP 3/12/10 2:42 PM Page 42 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT MEN’S HEALTH prostate gland and the continuous question of whether there were any viable cancer cells remaining in my prostate after interstitial seeds or radiation therapy.

If the answer is no, that you would be constantly worrying about whether cancer remained in the prostate if it were left in place, then a radical prostatectomy is probably best for you. Other issues to bear in mind are the impact of incontinence and erectile dysfunction on your lifestyle. Virtually all forms of therapy can cause erectile dysfunction. If this is particularly worrisome to you, then it may be appropriate to meet with an urologist who treats erectile dysfunction to discuss the treatment options before you begin treatment for your prostate cancer.

The exam can be performed by an urologist or by an experienced primary care provider. If the primary care provider is concerned about your examination, you will be referred to a urologist. On rectal examination, the examiner is checking the prostate for a nodule. A prostate nodule is a firm, hard area in the prostate that feels like the knuckle of your finger. A prostate nodule may be cancerous and should be biopsied, but not all prostate nodules are cancers. Other causes of a nodule Rectum Prostate Finger in rectum Prostate Bladder Figure 6 Digital rectal examination of the prostate.

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