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a·bil·i·ty

(ă-bil'i-tē),
The physical, mental, or legal competence to function.
[L. habilitas, aptitude]

ability

See Athletic ability, Mental ability.

a·bil·i·ty

(ă-bil'i-tē)
The physical or legal competence to function.
[L. habilitas, aptitude]

Patient discussion about ability

Q. How does alcohol affect learning abilities? Is there any information about learning problems due to use of alcohol?

A. EVERY TIME YOU TAKE A DRINK IT KILLS BRAIN CELLS...IN WOMAN..ALCOHOL WILL PRODUCE BIRTH DEFECTS,,,MOSTLY LEARNING DISABILITIES,AND OTHER DEFECTS..IF YOU ARE A YOUNG PERSON,,I SUGGEST YOU WORRY ABOUT DRINKING ALOT BECAUSE IT WILL AFFECT YOUR LEARNING,,,,MRFOOT56

Q. can a bladder infection affect male's ability to have sex?

A. I haven't heard about such an association However, this is only general statement, so if you have any concerns you may want to consult a doctor.

You may read more here:
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000521.htm

Q. What does treatment for prostate cancer consist of, and does it affect a male's ability to have sex? A very close friend of ours has been diagnosed with prostate cancer (it really *isn't* my partner or me!) and we were wondering what his treatment options might be. If the prostate gland is removed, does that eliminate the ability to have sex?

A. There is a new procedure called the da Vinci procedure that is minimally invasive and less likely to lead to the nerve damage that causes impotence. However, it is still a risk, as well as a risk of urinary incontinence. And even if you are not impotent, your orgasms will be dry - seminal fluid is produced by the prostate. There are also other procedures, such as implanting radioactive 'seeds' into the prostate. It is my understanding that the risk of impotence from that or any other radiation procedure is higher than da Vinci surgery, but less than with traditional surgery. Chemo and broader irradiation can be recommended in more advanced cases.
My brother had the daVinci procedure, and he is able to have sex.

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