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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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Sexual Health for Your Teenager

Published: December 18, 2015

Sexual Health for Your Teenager Hormonal transition brings a number of physiological changes in the physical and mental health of adolescents at the time of puberty. However, a lot of people tend to forget that puberty related changes may influence mood, behavior, practices and sexual interests. Therefore, it is the responsibility of parents and teachers … Continue reading Sexual Health for Your Teenager

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Varicocele: Causes and Symptoms

Published: December 17, 2015

Varicocele: Causes and Symptoms A varicocele is an abnormality of the veins that drain blood from the testicles that results in pooling of blood in the veins that return blood from the testicles and scrotum. Blood receives oxygen in the lungs and is then pumped out through the heart to all of the cells and … Continue reading Varicocele: Causes and Symptoms

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Cystitis Fact Sheet

Published: December 16, 2015

Cystitis Fact Sheet Cystitis refers to inflammation of the urinary bladder – the muscular organ that is responsible for collecting and storing urine. Under normal circumstances, urinary bladder is a sterile organ (which means no microorganisms are present in the cavity). Most common cause of cystitis is ascending infection from other parts of the urinary … Continue reading Cystitis Fact Sheet

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Prostatectomy – Prostate Cancer Surgery Success

Published: December 15, 2015

Prostatectomy – Prostate Cancer Surgery Success The prostate is a male gland underneath the bladder and in front of the rectum that produces fluids that carry sperm. Prostatectomy is the surgery to remove part or the entire prostate. There are several different types of prostatectomies depending on the stage of cancer and your age. Radical Prostatectomy … Continue reading Prostatectomy – Prostate Cancer Surgery Success

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Processed Meat and Lower Fertilization

Published: December 14, 2015

Processed Meat and Lower Fertilization Bad news for meat lovers: processed meat may be linked to lower fertilization, according to a new study. The study, completed by Dr. Wei Xia, of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston and published online Aug. 5 in Fertility & Sterility, tracked 141 men who were … Continue reading Processed Meat and Lower Fertilization

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Low Sex Drive in Women

Published: December 11, 2015

Low Sex Drive in Women Low sex drive or poor sexual libido is a bar on relationships and can significantly alter the quality of sexual and reproductive life of affected couples. According to latest estimates, the prevalence of hypoactive sexual disorder in females is fairly high. For example, according to a study reported in Jama … Continue reading Low Sex Drive in Women

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Blood in Semen

Published: December 10, 2015

Blood in Semen Semen is the male ejaculate that contains sperms, prostatic and other glandular secretions and some enzymes. Under normal circumstances, blood is not considered a normal constituent of semen; however, in certain cases, broken or abraded blood vessels or traumatic injuries to the inguinal region may lead to extravasation of blood in the … Continue reading Blood in Semen

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Testicular Torsion: Diagnosis and Treatment

Published: December 9, 2015

Testicular Torsion: Diagnosis and Treatment If you have signs and symptoms of testicular torsion, it’s important to seek immediate medical care to determine if torsion is the cause of your pain or swelling. Since testicular torsion is a surgical emergency, most tests performed by your doctor will be used to rule out that diagnosis or … Continue reading Testicular Torsion: Diagnosis and Treatment

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Dec

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Safest Birth Control Options for Teenagers

Published: December 8, 2015

Safest Birth Control Options for Teenagers Discussing topics that are sexually bold is not a common practice in many cultures. In fact even in United States, parents often feel uncomfortable giving their teens “the sex talk” and therefore most guardians seek the help of pediatricians to counsel kids on reliable birth control methods. But healthcare … Continue reading Safest Birth Control Options for Teenagers

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Testicular Cancer – Diagnosis and Treatment

Published: December 7, 2015

Testicular Cancer – Diagnosis and Treatment Testicular cancer has one of the highest treatment success rates among all cancers. However, that survivability depends on timely medical intervention. It’s important to report any unusual signs or symptoms to your physician, allowing early diagnosis and treatment. Diagnosis of Testicular Cancer Three primary diagnostic methods are used to … Continue reading Testicular Cancer – Diagnosis and Treatment

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