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prostatism

 [pros´tah-tizm]
a symptom complex resulting from compression or obstruction of the urethra, due most commonly to hyperplasia of the prostate; symptoms include diminution in the caliber and force of the urinary stream, hesitancy in initiating urination, inability to terminate urination abruptly (with resultant dribbling), a sensation of incomplete bladder emptying, and occasionally, urinary retention.

pros·ta·tism

(pros'tă-tizm),
A clinical syndrome, occurring mostly in older men, usually caused by enlargement of the prostate gland and manifested by irritative symptoms (nocturia, frequency, sensory urgency, and urgent incontinence) and obstructive (hesitancy, decreased stream, terminal dribbling, double voiding, and urinary retention).

prostatism

/pros·ta·tism/ (pros´tah-tizm) a symptom complex resulting from compression or obstruction of the urethra, due most commonly to nodular hyperplasia of the prostate.

prostatism

(prŏs′tə-tĭz′əm)
n.
A disorder characterized by decreased force of urination and other obstructive symptoms, usually resulting from enlargement of the prostate gland.

prostatism

[pros′tətiz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, prostates, standing before
an abnormal condition of the prostate, particularly an enlargement of the gland resulting in obstructed urinary flow.

pros·ta·tism

(pros'tă-tizm)
A syndrome, occurring mostly in older men, usually caused by enlargement of the prostate gland and manifested by irritative symptoms (e.g., nocturia, frequency, decreased voided volume, sensory urgency, and urgency incontinence) and obstructive symptoms (e.g., hesitancy, decreased stream, terminal dribbling, double voiding, and urinary retention).

prostatism

A group of symptoms resulting from enlargement of the PROSTATE GLAND. They include urgency to urinate, undue frequency of urination, a weak urinary stream and burning pain on urination.

Patient discussion about prostatism

Q. breating air that has tetrachloroethene in it how does it affect you if u have prostate cancer the air in my building has been determined to have Tetrachloroethylene in it i have just been diagnosed with prostate cancer

A. i found a research they did in Finland about tetrachloroethene, and they saw that amongst the people who were exposed to it over the years there was an increased amount of cancerous events. and even prostate cancer.

here is a link to the abstract-

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7552463?ordinalpos=2&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

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.

Q. What foods or liquids, juices, proteins, fruits, are good for Male Prostate or Urinary Frequency? I am 53 YO Male with exessive urinary frequency. Is there a fruit, food, drink, pill, mojo, that would help me with this problem? I am talking about urinating 3 to 4 times every night, and or while watching TV, every hour or so. No pain, yet, an occacional after drip that is very anoying. Perhaps I have a prostate problem and should consuld with my Urologist. Yet, before I go there, does anyone know of something I can eat or drink to fix or aleviate this problem?

A. Thanks for the heads-up. One of my issues is that I LOVE coffee, thus, reducing my daily consumption of 2-3 cups could be a problem.

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Our study concluded that BPH was the most common lesion followed by adenocarcinoma in men with clinical symptoms of prostatism in their seventh decade of life.
Ectopic Prostatic Tissue: A Comprehensive List of All Reported Cases Source, y Anatomic Site Presenting Symptoms Adenocarcinoma in EPT Adams, (16) 1993 Inferior prostatic Mild prostatism, vascular pedicle PSA 8.
Disopyramide administration is limited by vagolytic side-effects including dry mouth, exacerbation of prostatism and it should not be initiated in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma, prostatism or impaired LV systolic function (3,47).
Medical problems: Conditions that can affect quality of sleep include significant osteoporosis, arthritis, menopause, Alzheimer's disease, heartburn, pain, frequent urination, bursitis, congestive heart failure, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, difficulty breathing, hyperthyroidism, alcoholism and prostatism.
immediate transurethral resection for symptomatic prostatism.
Its main services are provided by its urology center that treats prostatism in urinary tract, obstetric and gynecology center which has handled more than 50,000 women experiencing trouble in delivering their babies.
In prostatism patients the ratio of human glandular kallikrein to free PSA improves the discrimination between prostate cancer and benign hyperplasia within the diagnostic "gray zone" of total PSA 4 to 10 ng/mL.
An alpha-adrenergic antagonist (terazosin or tamsulosin) is effective in minimizing symptoms of prostatism.
By the age of 40, 10 per cent of men have some form of prostatism, or inflammation of the prostate.
As part of the screening procedure, volunteers who suffered from any degree of prostatism were not accepted since this may
Ferrigni, "Preliminary Results of TUMT for Prostatism," Annual Meeting of the RSNA (abs 773), Chicago, Dec.
Symptoms found in elderly male patients were attributed to prostatism such as difficulty in micturition, increased frequency of micturition, dribbling of retention overflow, retention of urine, urgency in micturition, and other associated symptoms (such as fever, burning micturition, evidence of uremia as loss of appetite, headache, nausea, and vomiting) were also carefully noted.