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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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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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Women's Most Common Urology Issues Facing 50's

Published: October 21, 2015

Women’s Most Common Urology Issues Facing 50’s The remodeling and rejuvenation capacity of the body suffers a great deal with advancing age. Needless to say that slowing regeneration of tissues and immune mediated changes can greatly compromise the overall health and wellness in individuals. Experts and healthcare professionals regard 50 years as a big milestone … Continue reading Women's Most Common Urology Issues Facing 50's

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Urethral stricture disease

Published: October 20, 2015

Urethral stricture disease Urethral stricture is a condition characterized by the appearance of scars in and around the urethra. This scarring of urethra narrows the tube which obstructs the normal flow of urine. The condition is more commonly found in men than women, and can result due to significant inflammation, trauma or infectious agent. The … Continue reading Urethral stricture disease

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