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Peyronie's disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peyronies-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353468

Nov 22nd, 2019 - Overview Peyronie's (pay-roe-NEEZ) disease is a noncancerous condition resulting from fibrous scar tissue that develops on the penis and causes curved, painful erections. Penises vary in shape and size, and having a curved erection isn't necessarily a cause for concern. But Peyronie's disease causes a significant bend or pain in some men. This can prevent you from having sex or might make it di...

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sexually-transmitted-diseases-stds/symptoms-causes/syc-20351240

Oct 28th, 2019 - Overview Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) — or sexually transmitted infections (STIs) — are generally acquired by sexual contact. The organisms (bacteria, viruses or parasites) that cause sexually transmitted diseases may pass from person to person in blood, semen, or vaginal and other bodily fluids. Sometimes these infections can be transmitted nonsexually, such as from mother to infant du...

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sexually-transmitted-diseases-stds/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351246

Oct 28th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests If your sexual history and current signs and symptoms suggest that you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD) or a sexually transmitted infection (STI), laboratory tests can identify the cause and detect coinfections you might also have. Blood tests. Blood tests can confirm the diagnosis of HIV or later stages of syphilis. Urine samples. Some STIs can be confirmed with a urin...

Encopresis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/encopresis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354494

Sep 13th, 2019 - Overview Encopresis (en-ko-PREE-sis), sometimes called fecal incontinence or soiling, is the repeated passing of stool (usually involuntarily) into clothing. Typically it happens when impacted stool collects in the colon and rectum: the colon becomes too full and liquid stool leaks around the retained stool, staining underwear. Eventually, stool retention can cause swelling (distention) of the ...

Priapism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/priapism/symptoms-causes/syc-20352005

Jun 14th, 2019 - Overview Priapism is a prolonged erection of the penis. The persistent erection continues hours beyond or isn't caused by sexual stimulation. Priapism is usually painful. Although priapism is an uncommon condition overall, it occurs commonly in certain groups, such as people who have sickle cell anemia. Prompt treatment for priapism is usually needed to prevent tissue damage that could result i...

Prostate cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353097

Apr 16th, 2019 - Prostate cancer care at Mayo Clinic Mayo physicians collaborate on prostate cancer care Mayo Clinic oncologists, surgeons and staff collaborate to provide comprehensive care for men with prostate cancer. At Mayo Clinic, a multidisciplinary team of doctors works together to care for men with prostate cancer and related issues. Your Mayo Clinic care team Expertise across all disciplines. Mayo Cli...

Prostate cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20353087

Apr 16th, 2019 - Overview Prostate cancer Prostate cancer Prostate cancer occurs in the prostate gland, which is located just below a male's bladder and surrounds the top portion of the tube that drains urine from the bladder (urethra). This illustration shows a normal prostate gland and a prostate with a tumor. Prostate cancer is cancer that occurs in the prostate — a small walnut-shaped gland in men that prod...

Prostate cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostate-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353093

Apr 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Patient consult on prostate diagnosis A Mayo Clinic physician consults with a patient. Screening for prostate cancer Digital rectal exam Digital rectal exam During a digital rectal exam, your doctor inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into your rectum and feels the back wall of the prostate gland for enlargement, tenderness, lumps or hard spots. Whether to test healthy men with no sym...

Urinary incontinence - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352814

Apr 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis It's important to determine the type of urinary incontinence that you have, and your symptoms often tell your doctor which type you have. That information will guide treatment decisions. Your doctor is likely to start with a thorough history and physical exam. You may then be asked to do a simple maneuver that can demonstrate incontinence, such as coughing. After that, your doctor wil...

Urinary incontinence - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352819

Apr 12th, 2019 - Urinary incontinence care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic has doctors with extra training in bladder and urinary function. They specialize in diagnosing and treating urinary incontinence and have experience treating people who have had previous, unsuccessful treatment. Extensive experience Each year, Mayo Clinic specialists treat nearly 10,000 people with urinary incontine...

Urinary incontinence - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence/symptoms-causes/syc-20352808

Apr 12th, 2019 - Overview Urinary incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a common and often embarrassing problem. The severity ranges from occasionally leaking urine when you cough or sneeze to having an urge to urinate that's so sudden and strong you don't get to a toilet in time. Though it occurs more often as people get older, urinary incontinence isn't an inevitable consequence of aging. If urinary...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370093

Mar 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will start by asking detailed questions about your symptoms and doing a physical exam. This initial exam is likely to include: Digital rectal exam. The doctor inserts a finger into the rectum to check your prostate for enlargement. Urine test. Analyzing a sample of your urine can help rule out an infection or other conditions that can cause similar symptoms. Blood test. Th...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20370099

Mar 1st, 2019 - Benign prostatic hyperplasia care at Mayo Clinic Advanced treatment options Mayo Clinic specialists are trained in state-of-the-art technology to treat enlarged prostates. You have access to the latest noninvasive laser treatments, including HoLEP and PVP lasers, which usually offer quick relief from symptoms and generally don't have serious side effects. Many of these techniques, including PVP...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20370087

Mar 1st, 2019 - Overview Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) — also called prostate gland enlargement — is a common condition as men get older. An enlarged prostate gland can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms, such as blocking the flow of urine out of the bladder. It can also cause bladder, urinary tract or kidney problems. There are several effective treatments for prostate gland enlargement, including medi...

Stage 4 prostate cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stage-4-prostate-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20377978

Feb 13th, 2019 - Stage 4 prostate cancer care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors draw on their extensive experience caring for people with advanced prostate cancers in order to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that takes all of your concerns into account. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, experts from many specialties work together to create a treatment plan that considers all of your nee...

Stage 4 prostate cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stage-4-prostate-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377972

Feb 13th, 2019 - Diagnosis If your doctor suspects you may have prostate cancer, tests and procedures may include: Imaging tests. Imaging tests may help your doctor understand the size and extent of your prostate cancer. Tests may include ultrasound, MRI, CT, positron emission tomography (PET) and bone scans. Which tests you undergo depends on your situation, such as whether you're experiencing signs and sympto...

Stage 4 prostate cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stage-4-prostate-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20377966

Feb 13th, 2019 - Overview Stage 4 prostate cancer is cancer that begins in the prostate and spreads to nearby lymph nodes or to other areas of the body. Stage 4 prostate cancer is an uncommon diagnosis. Most often, prostate cancer is diagnosed at an earlier stage, when the cancer is confined to the prostate. Treatments may slow or shrink an advanced prostate cancer, but for most men, stage 4 prostate cancer isn...

Rectal prolapse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-prolapse/symptoms-causes/syc-20352837

Dec 20th, 2018 - Overview Rectal prolapse Rectal prolapse Rectal prolapse occurs when the rectum becomes stretched out and protrudes from the anus. Rectal prolapse occurs when part of the large intestine's lowest section (rectum) slips outside the muscular opening at the end of the digestive tract (anus). The prolapsed rectum can cause fecal incontinence. Rectal prolapse can sometimes be treated with stool soft...

Bone metastasis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bone-metastasis/symptoms-causes/syc-20370191

Nov 27th, 2018 - Overview Bone metastasis occurs when cancer cells spread from their original site to a bone. Nearly all types of cancer can spread (metastasize) to the bones. But some types of cancer are particularly likely to spread to bone, including breast cancer and prostate cancer. Bone metastasis can occur in any bone but more commonly occurs in the spine, pelvis and thigh. Bone metastasis may be the fir...

Fecal incontinence - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fecal-incontinence/symptoms-causes/syc-20351397

Oct 11th, 2018 - Overview Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements, causing stool (feces) to leak unexpectedly from the rectum. Also called bowel incontinence, fecal incontinence ranges from an occasional leakage of stool while passing gas to a complete loss of bowel control. Common causes of fecal incontinence include diarrhea, constipation, and muscle or nerve damage. The muscle or nerve...