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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia non-malignant excessive growth of Prostate Gland that results in constriction of the urethra
Erectile Dysfunction inability to achieve/maintain an erection sufficient to perform sexual intercourse; also called impotency
Peyronie's Disease induration (hardness) of erectile tissue within penis which can cause ED, can cause curvature to penis if induration is asymmetric(sides not balanced)
Phimosis congenital narrowing of prepuce opening that prevents it form being drawn back over glans penis...glans penis can become strangulated and produce an emergency situation
Artificial Insemination procedure in which semen is introduced into the female reproductive tract using a method other than coitus
Circumcision surgical removal of prepuce (usually after birth) to reduce risk of future infections; involves making a incision around base of prepuce
Digital Rectal Examination physical examination involving insertion of a finger into rectum to feel the size/shape of prostate gland through wall of rectum;used to screen the patient for BPH and prostate cancer
Prostate-Specific Antigen clinical test that measure blood levels of protein; elevated levels suggest probable presence of prostate cancer and is often used to evaluate cancer treatment progress
Transrectal Ultrasound placement of an ultrasound probe into rectum to form sound waves that are converted to a image of region; used to visualize, diagnose, and help treat prostate cancer
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate Gland used to treat when urethra is obstructed; involves resection of prostate tissue using a retroscope inserted through the urethra; outer covering of prostate and as much tissue as possible is left in tact
Chancres Small ulcers on skin; symptom of STD syphilis
Papillomas wart-like lesions of skin/mucous membranes (genital warts)
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Acquired mainly through exchange of body fluids during sex or by use of contaminated IV needles
Chlamydia most common bacteria-caused; symptoms include arthritis, proctitis and inflammation of the eye's conjunctiva
Genital herpes caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 characterized by periodic outbreaks of ulcer-like lesions of genital and anorectal skin/mucous membranes
Gonorrhea Bacteria-caused, produces ulcer like lesions on mucous membranes and skin of genital region; characterized by urethral discharge
Hepatitis B Viral; causes inflammation of the liver/transmitted through body fluid
Syphilis Caused by bacteria called a spirochete; transmitted by direct sexual contact and usually first expressed on the skin by red, painless papules that erode to form small ulcers known as chancres
Trichomoniasis Caused by protozoan which infects the urethra and prostate gland
Priapism an abnormally persistent erection of the penis, often accompanied by pain and tenderness; usually caused by drug overdose
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