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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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Normal Menstrual Cycle

Published: July 15, 2015

Normal Menstrual Cycle Menstruation or menses is a term used to describe the monthly shedding of the uterus lining in women. As a result, the menstrual blood, comprising blood and tissue from the uterus, flows out of the body through the cervix and vagina. A menstrual cycle begins on the first day of menstruation and … Continue reading Normal Menstrual Cycle

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Mitral Valve Prolapse

Published: July 14, 2015

Mitral Valve Prolapse A type of heart valve abnormality, mitral valve prolapse is a disorder of the heart in which there is some problem with the closing of the valve between left upper chamber of the heart and the left lower chamber. As a result, the mitral valve does not close fully, as the contraction … Continue reading Mitral Valve Prolapse

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Allergic Rhinitis

Published: July 13, 2015

Allergic Rhinitis Allergic Rhinitis is a condition associated with inflammation of the nasal passage that can cause a variety of symptoms in the throat, nose, ears, eyes, and skin. When you are affected by this syndrome, your immune system may identify a harmless substance as an allergen and automatically releases histamine and chemical mediators, which … Continue reading Allergic Rhinitis

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Dorsal Slit of the Foreskin

Published: July 10, 2015

Dorsal Slit of the Foreskin Dorsal slit of the foreskin is an operative procedure that is performed on the foreskin of the penis to relieve the tightness that prevents retraction. The alternatives to this procedure include circumcision and observation.   Before the Procedure Before performing the dorsal slit of the foreskin procedure, you would be … Continue reading Dorsal Slit of the Foreskin

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How Older Men Can Maintain Their Sexual Health

Published: July 9, 2015

How Older Men Can Maintain Their Sexual Health As they age, men go through certain physical changes that relate to their sexual health. They experience andropause or aging male syndrome between 35 and 70 years. On an average, men experience decrease in hormones after 50 years of age. There is a gradual reduction in testosterone … Continue reading How Older Men Can Maintain Their Sexual Health

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Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors

Published: July 8, 2015

Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors A tumor can be defined as an uncontrolled growth of cells which can be either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). If a person has been diagnosed with early stage of bladder cancer, the healthcare specialist removes the cancerous cells from the lining of the bladder by performing cystoscopy under the … Continue reading Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors

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Gas, Bloating, and Burping

Published: July 7, 2015

Gas, Bloating, and Burping Bloating, burping, and farting are normal functions of the digestive system. However, when these start interfering your daily activities or quality of life, there may be something wrong. Gas is normally made in your intestines as the food breaks down during digestion. Bloating is typically associated with a feeling of fullness … Continue reading Gas, Bloating, and Burping

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Published: July 6, 2015

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome CTS, also known as carpal tunnel syndrome, is caused by extreme stress on the median nerve that receives sensations from the arm. However, the median nerve present in the hand can be pinched or squeezed under intense pressure, which may cause irritation, tingling and numbness in the middle finger, thumb, and index … Continue reading Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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High Pesticide Fruit May Cause Poor Semen Quality

Published: July 2, 2015

High Pesticide Fruit May Cause Poor Semen Quality Infertility is one of the most common problems facing couples worldwide. According to statistics, 35% to 40% of all infertility cases can be attributed to men. And in men, the two prime reasons of infertility are either low number of sperms or sperms of poor quality. Several … Continue reading High Pesticide Fruit May Cause Poor Semen Quality

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Urothelial Tumors of the Renal Pelvis and Ureters

Published: July 1, 2015

Urothelial Tumors of the Renal Pelvis and Ureters Urothelial tumors are tumors that involve the urinary system. They are found in the renal pelvis, the urinary bladder, ureters and the urachus. The ureteral tumors are the most common of the urothelial tumors while the tumors of the renal pelvis account for just 5% of all … Continue reading Urothelial Tumors of the Renal Pelvis and Ureters

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