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    • Prostate Problem Warning Signs Prostate problems are common in men over the age of 50. Benign prostatic hyperplasia, acute bacterial prostatis, chronic...learn more »
      In This Article
      Prostate Problem Warning Signs Article
      • Prostate problems facts*
      • Prostate problems introduction
      • What is the prostate?
      • What are common prostate problems?
      • What is prostate cancer?
      • How is prostate cancer diagnosed?
      • How is prostate cancer treated?
      • What is PSA testing?
      • How can you protect yourself against prostate problems?
      • Where can I get more information about prostate problems?
    • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate) is very common in men over 50 years of age. This noncancerous enlargement...learn more »
      In This Article
      Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Article
      • Benign prostatic hyperplasia facts
      • What is the prostate gland?
      • How does the doctor detect prostate enlargement?
      • What is benign prostatic hyperplasia?
      • When does benign prostatic hyperplasia start?
      • What happens in BPH? What are symptoms of BPH?
      • How common is BPH? Are there any risk factors?
      • Is BPH a type of cancer?
      • Is BPH always treated?
      • How is BPH treated?
      • Are there other noncancerous prostate problems?
      • Can prostate problems be prevented?
    • Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, is a common problem among men characterized by the consistent inability to...learn more »
      In This Article
      Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Article
      • Erectile dysfunction facts
      • What is erectile dysfunction?
      • How common is erectile dysfunction?
      • What is normal penis anatomy?
      • How does erection occur?
      • How is erection sustained?
      • What are some of the risk factors for erectile dysfunction?
      • What are the causes of erectile dysfunction?
      • How is erectile dysfunction diagnosed?
      • What are the treatments for erectile dysfunction?
      • What medications are used to treat erectile dysfunction?
      • Oral phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors
      • Sildenafil (Viagra)
      • Vardenafil (Levitra)
      • Tadalafil (Cialis)
      • Intracavernosal injections
      • Intraurethral suppositories
      • How effective is testosterone in treating erectile dysfunction?
      • Can low testosterone level be replaced?
      • Vacuum devices
      • Surgery for erectile dysfunction
      • What will the future bring for erectile dysfunction?
    • Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is an uncontrolled (malignant) growth of cells in the prostate gland. Prostate cancer is the second leading...learn more »
      In This Article
      Prostate Cancer Article
      • Prostate cancer facts
      • What is the prostate gland?
      • What is prostate cancer?
      • Why is prostate cancer important?
      • What are prostate cancer causes?
      • What are prostate cancer symptoms and signs?
      • What are the screening tests for prostate cancer?
      • What are false positive elevations in the PSA test?
      • What refinements have been made in the PSA test?
      • How is prostate cancer diagnosed and graded?
      • How is the staging of prostate cancer done?
      • What are the treatment options for prostate cancer?
      • What about prostate cancer surgery?
      • What about radiation therapy for prostate cancer?
      • What about hormonal treatment for prostate cancer?
      • What is cryotherapy for prostate cancer?
      • What is HIFU for prostate cancer?
      • What is chemotherapy for prostate cancer?
      • What are the differences between hormonal treatment and chemotherapy?
      • What about herbal or other alternative medicine treatments for prostate cancer?
      • What is active surveillance for prostate cancer?
      • Can prostate cancer be prevented?
      • What will be the future treatments for prostate cancer?
      • Controversy in prostate cancer today
    • Prostate Cancer: Erectile Dysfunction Second Source article from The Cleveland Clinic...learn more »
    • Low Testosterone (Low-T) Low testosterone can affect both men and women. Causes of low testosterone in males include undescended testicles and injury to...learn more »
      In This Article
      Low Testosterone (Low-T) Article
      • Low testosterone facts
      • What is testosterone?
      • What is low testosterone?
      • What are the causes of low testosterone?
      • What are the symptoms of low testosterone?
      • When should I seek medical care for low testosterone?
      • How is low testosterone diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for low testosterone?
      • What are the complications of low testosterone?
      • Can low testosterone be prevented?
      • What is the outlook for a patient with low testosterone?

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