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About drelist

Dr. Elist (James J. Elist, M.D.,F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.), has been in private practice in Beverly Hills, California since 1982 specializing in Urology. Dr Elist ‘s major interests (sub specialties) include impotency, male sexual dysfunction, infertility and Male Enhancement Procedures(Penile Enlargement and Testicular Enlargement).

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May

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Vaginal Atrophy And Sexual Intercourse

Published: May 25, 2016

Vaginal Atrophy And Sexual Intercourse Vaginal atrophy is a complication of persistently low levels of estrogen, usually after menopause in elderly women. In vaginal atrophy (also known as atrophic vaginitis), the walls of vagina becomes thin, dry and inflamed, which makes it uncomfortable (or even painful) to engage in normal sexual intercourse. In poorly managed … Continue reading Vaginal Atrophy And Sexual Intercourse

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May

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Undescended Testes

Published: May 24, 2016

Undescended Testes In a male fetus, testes (the primary male gonads) are developed inside the abdominal cavity and before or right after the birth, these vital organs descends down into the scrotum. In some males, testes fails to descend completely and remains in the abdomen (or anywhere along the path between abdomen and scrotum). This … Continue reading Undescended Testes

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May

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Hematospermia – What Should You Know About It?

Published: May 23, 2016

Hematospermia – What Should You Know About It? Hematospermia refers to appearance of blood in the male ejaculate (or semen). This condition is more common in young to middle-aged males (especially between 30-40 years of age), but any man can develop it after puberty. As grave as it may sound, hematospermia does not always signals … Continue reading Hematospermia – What Should You Know About It?

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May

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Are Cellphone Harmful For Male Sexual Health?

Published: May 20, 2016

Are Cellphone Harmful For Male Sexual Health? Today cellphones have become an extremely important part of our lives; be it for communication, professional responsibilities or entertainment. In fact, according to a new study, most people have completely dumped their landlines. Based on the results of a new survey 60 – 65% adults (age range 25-34 … Continue reading Are Cellphone Harmful For Male Sexual Health?

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May

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Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Published: May 19, 2016

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Androgen refers to male sex hormones that are secreted by gonads (such as testes in males and ovaries in females). The androgens are responsible for vital reproductive and sexual functions in males and females. Among male androgens, testosterone is the most important hormone. The role of male sex hormones after puberty is … Continue reading Androgen Deprivation Therapy

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May

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Disorders Of Epididymis

Published: May 18, 2016

Disorders Of Epididymis Epididymis is an important part of male reproductive system. Anatomically, it is a coiled tube like structure that is closely linked to testes and is responsible for carrying and storing sperms. Any injury, infection or inflammatory lesion of epididymis should be treated with great concern as poorly managed cases may permanently affect … Continue reading Disorders Of Epididymis

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May

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Adverse Effects Of Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT)

Published: May 17, 2016

Adverse Effects Of Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) Gonadotrophin- releasing-hormone (GnRH) agonist is the most commonly prescribed androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) that is used for the management of metastatic varieties of prostate cancer. These hormonal analogues are administered via injections or implants under the skin. The key mechanism of action is to inhibit the formation of … Continue reading Adverse Effects Of Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT)

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May

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Should Boys Be Circumcised?

Published: May 16, 2016

Should Boys Be Circumcised? Circumcision refers to a common cultural (and in some cases religious) practice that deals with removal of skin from the tip of penis via micro-invasive surgery. Despite high prevalence and immense health benefits, there is a great deal of debate around the relevance of this surgery among general population.  A lot … Continue reading Should Boys Be Circumcised?

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May

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Natural Alternatives To Testosterone Supplementation

Published: May 13, 2016

Natural Alternatives To Testosterone Supplementation According to a new study reported in the Journal of American Medical Association (1), a spike in the consumption of testosterone supplementation has been observed in the past couple of decades. This spike is partly attributed to the increasing awareness in the general population regarding the complications of testosterone deficiency … Continue reading Natural Alternatives To Testosterone Supplementation

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May

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Should You Have The PSA Test?

Published: May 12, 2016

Should You Have The PSA Test? PSA or prostate specific antigen, is an endogenous protein which is secreted by both malignant (cancerous) and benign (non-cancerous) tissues of the prostate gland. Normal levels of PSA are required for the liquefaction of semen. It is imperative to mention that under normal circumstances, very little amount of PSA … Continue reading Should You Have The PSA Test?

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