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Reliability of Prostate Cancer Screening

Half of prostate cancer screening patients are given false positive results using the PSA test according to estimates (Schröder et al. 2009). The rate of overdiagnosis of prostate cancer (defined as ...
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Is inducing a retrograde ejaculation harmful?

By applying pressure on the perineum just before ejaculation, a man can induce retrograde ejaculation in which the semen is redirected to the bladder. This is obviously different from unintentional ...
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Role of low carbohydrate diet and urine alkalinization, in treatment of fungal chronic prostatitis

Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome: the role of an antifungal regimen: MATERIAL AND METHODS: We included 1,000 consecutive patients. The inclusion criteria included failure of ...
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Do women have a prostate?

I was reading that, apparently, the female homologue of the prostate is named Skene's gland.However, I am not entirely sure and the information I found is somewhat old. I would like to know if the ...
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What is “stagnation in the prostate”?

What does "stagnation in the prostate" as described as a clinical symptom in serious evidence-based medicine mean? Or is this just a "pop-culture and mass-media" buzzword?
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Does alcohol worsen the symptoms of benign prostate enlargement?

Googling suggests that men suffering from benign prostate enlargement are advised not to drink alcohol or caffeine containing beverages, but I have also found research articles suggesting that alcohol ...
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Numerical information about variables in prostate cancer data

This question seems to be weird at first glance but I think this is the appropriate place to ask. I'm studying Prostate data by Stamey et. al., (1989), data to examine the correlation between the ...
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Can chronic prostatitis be a risk factor of prostate cancer for patients?

I have learned from the internet that chronic prostatitis can last for a long time without cure, can this disease arise prostate cancer to patients?
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Need some clarification on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

My dad was diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and recently underwent a CT scan. In the CT scan report, it is referred as "pedicle metastasis d9". What does this mean?
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Is there any cure for congestive prostatitis?

The "Congestive Prostatitis" is described as a condition in which there is excessive fluid accumulated in the prostate gland. Is there any cure apart from ejaculation? Can the condition be improved/...