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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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Does Addyi work?

Published: November 4, 2015

Does Addyi work? Addyi – also popularly referred to as female Viagra have recently been approved by FDA for use in women with hypoactive sexual desire syndrome. The active compound in Addyi is flibanserin, which is believed to exert its action by improving the biochemical balance in the females to strength libido naturally while reducing … Continue reading Does Addyi work?

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What is Advanced Prostate Cancer?

Published: November 3, 2015

What is Advanced Prostate Cancer? Prostate cancer is considered “advanced” when it has spread beyond the prostate gland. The cancerous cells may spread to adjacent tissues, bones, lymph nodes, or to other parts of the body. If the cancer has spread to the seminal vesicles next to the prostate, it is referred to as “locally … Continue reading What is Advanced Prostate Cancer?

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Kidney Stones | A Simple Patient Guide

Published: November 2, 2015

Kidney Stones | A Simple Patient Guide What is a kidney stone? The kidneys filter the blood and form urine. Kidney stones are deposits that form from mineral and acid salts in the kidney. They vary in size from the size of a grain of sand to large stones that can block drainage from the kidneys. Kidney … Continue reading Kidney Stones | A Simple Patient Guide

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Quality of Life and Male Infertility

Published: October 30, 2015

Quality of Life and Male Infertility Quality of life is an individual’s perceptions of their position in life in the context of their values and their culture, and also in relation to their goals, expectations, standards, and concerns.  Studies have demonstrated that men struggling with infertility and infertility treatment are affected by increased strain and … Continue reading Quality of Life and Male Infertility

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What is bladder prolapse?

Published: October 29, 2015

What is bladder prolapse? The bladder is a hollow muscular organ that is held in place by the muscles of the pelvic floor, which form a sling or hammock. With age and childbirth, the muscles of the pelvic floor can stretch or become weak, which allows the bladder to drop. The bladder then bulges out … Continue reading What is bladder prolapse?

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Common Women Urology Problems

Published: October 28, 2015

Common Women Urology Problems Urological problems are widespread. Women tend to experience more problems with the urinary tract more often than men for several reasons. Pregnancy causes the uterus to put pressure on the bladder, which can cause urological problems. A history of gynecologic surgeries, menopause, and obesity can also lead to urological problems. The female … Continue reading Common Women Urology Problems

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Sexual Identity and Orientation

Published: October 27, 2015

Sexual Identity and Orientation Sexuality and sexual orientation is a complicated topic and doesn’t always appear as crystal clear as it may seem or usually understood. In simple words, although it is pretty easy to identify people based on their physiological gender; it is often challenging to categorize individuals based on their sexual orientation or … Continue reading Sexual Identity and Orientation

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Common male urology problems

Published: October 26, 2015

Common male urology problems Urological problems encompass a variety of conditions that relate to the process of carrying urine in and out of the body, namely the bladder and the genitals. Urology problems can cause anything from discomfort to infertility. As men age, the prostate may become inflamed or enlarged. The most common symptoms of … Continue reading Common male urology problems

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Sexual and Urologic Problems of Diabetes

Published: October 23, 2015

Sexual and Urologic Problems of Diabetes Sexual and urologic problems happen to most people as they age. Those with diabetes often see earlier or more complicated sexual or urologic problems because diabetes can damage the blood vessels and nerves. Keeping diabetes under control, including blood glucose, cholesterol, and blood pressure under control can help ward … Continue reading Sexual and Urologic Problems of Diabetes

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How Does BPH affects Urination?

Published: October 22, 2015

How Does BPH affects Urination? Prostate gland is a small walnut-sized male gland that plays a vital role in the reproduction process. The primary role of prostate gland is to secrete a fluid (also known as prostatic fluid) to protect and transport sperms from seminal vesicles into the urethra at the time of ejaculation. In … Continue reading How Does BPH affects Urination?

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