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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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Jun

Allergic and Environmental Asthma

Allergic and Environmental Asthma

Published: June 30, 2015

Allergic and Environmental Asthma Symptoms of asthma can worsen if you are exposed to allergens. Asthma is a clinical syndrome, wherein the patient experiences increased bronchial reactivity, breathlessness, chest tightness, inflammation of the airway, and episodic reversible airway obstruction when exposed to allergens. The condition is often the result of complex interactions among inflammatory cells, … Continue reading Allergic and Environmental Asthma

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Jun

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Acetaminophen Toxicity

Published: June 29, 2015

Acetaminophen Toxicity An overdose of the pain drug Acetaminophen risks causing severe side effects. The medication is commonly used for treating fever and pain. Exceeding the prescribed dosage of acetaminophen can cause severe liver problems, including liver failure. Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol and Vicodin, which are available over the counter. It is … Continue reading Acetaminophen Toxicity

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Jun

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High Activity and Erectile Function Improvement

Published: June 26, 2015

High Activity and Erectile Function Improvement Erectile dysfunction (ED) is very common in men and the reasons vary significantly according to the demographic profile and general health status.  For example, according to the latest statistics, the prevalence of ED in males over the age of 40 years is approximately 40% (1). Physical conditions that may … Continue reading High Activity and Erectile Function Improvement

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Jun

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Recurrence of Prostate Cancer in Smokers

Published: June 25, 2015

Recurrence of Prostate Cancer in Smokers Chronic active smoking has long been known as a recognized risk factor in the pathogenesis of several malignant lesions; including but not limited to carcinoma of lungs, gastrointestinal tract, skin cancers, malignancies of genital tract and glands like prostate. Risk factors like smoking are also associated with poor prognosis … Continue reading Recurrence of Prostate Cancer in Smokers

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Jun

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Transurethral Needle Ablation of the Prostate

Published: June 24, 2015

Transurethral Needle Ablation of the Prostate Transurethral needle ablation, commonly referred to as TUNA, involves inserting a cystoscope through the tip of the penis into the urethra to treat urinary symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate. The surgeon inserts a pair of interstitial radiofrequency needles through the prostate tissue and urethra. Radio waves pass through … Continue reading Transurethral Needle Ablation of the Prostate

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Jun

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What Should We Know About Bed Bugs?

Published: June 23, 2015

What Should We Know About Bed Bugs? Bed bugs can be a real nuisance. Though they do not spread disease, their bite causes severe itching. Bed bugs are tiny, wingless insects with a broad body that may range from white to brown in color and turn red after feeding on human or animal blood.   … Continue reading What Should We Know About Bed Bugs?

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Jun

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Bladder Training

Published: June 22, 2015

Bladder Training The sudden, uncontrollable urge to urinate can sometimes be one of the most uncomforting and humiliating experiences for you. The fear of leaking when away from home or in an urgent meeting can cause you great deal of embarrassment. An overactive bladder can cause an intense, uncontrollable urge to pee. It is important … Continue reading Bladder Training

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Jun

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High Fluid Intake Lowers Kidney Stone Risk

Published: June 19, 2015

High Fluid Intake Lowers Kidney Stone Risk Every year, more than a million people are hospitalized for kidney stone problems. In the United States alone, the number of cases reported for people with kidney stones has gone up from 3.8% in the 1970s to 8.8% in the 2000s. A kidney stone can be defined as … Continue reading High Fluid Intake Lowers Kidney Stone Risk

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Jun

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Renal Transplant

Published: June 18, 2015

Renal Transplant A renal transplant is a surgical procedure wherein a kidney from a donor, either living or deceased, is put into the body of a recipient whose kidneys are no longer working properly.   What is the Need of a Renal Transplant? The role of the kidneys is to remove the toxic wastes present … Continue reading Renal Transplant

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Jun

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Urinary Hesitancy | Difficulty with Flow | Causes | Treatment

Published: June 17, 2015

Urinary Hesitancy | Difficulty with Flow Urinary hesitancy can be defined as a medical condition wherein a patient faces difficulty in starting or maintaining a urine stream. Urinary hesitancy is normally observed in people of all ages and is common in both males as well as females. However, it is more commonly observed in older men … Continue reading Urinary Hesitancy | Difficulty with Flow | Causes | Treatment

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