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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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Premature Ejaculation Classification and Treatment

Published: December 23, 2014

Premature Ejaculation Premature Ejaculation (PE) is defined as ejaculation during the course of sexual activity which occurs prior to the satisfaction of the person or partner.   Specific Criteria Although this may be a subjective basis to make a diagnosis, more specific criteria has been established: Ejaculation within 1 minute of penetration The inability to … Continue reading Premature Ejaculation Classification and Treatment

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Vasectomy Risks and Requirements

Published: December 22, 2014

Vasectomy Risks and Requirements  Sperm is produced in the testes. From there, sperm travels into a small gland that is located just outside the testes called the epididymis. It is here that the sperm stays as long as six weeks to mature. The tubes of the epididymis join together at the very end of the epididymis … Continue reading Vasectomy Risks and Requirements

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Anal Fissure Overview

Published: December 19, 2014

Anal Fissure Overview A tear that develops in the lining of anal canal or lower rectum, an anal fissure is a painful condition that causes extreme pain during bowel movements. Though anal fissure is a common problem, it mostly affects young people. Anal fissures extend from the anal opening, located posterior in the midline due … Continue reading Anal Fissure Overview

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Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome

Published: December 18, 2014

Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome In Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome, also sometimes known as prostatodynia, a man experiences pain in his pelvic area which does not have a clear explanation. The pain is typically felt in the groin, genitalia and perineum. While no bacteria or pus is seen during a urine analysis for this condition, a … Continue reading Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome

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Stress Urinary Incontinence in Females

Published: December 17, 2014

Stress Urinary Incontinence in Females Urinary stress incontinence refers to the accidental or involuntary release of urine during an activity which causes pressure on the abdomen and bladder. Although it can occur at any age, there is a higher chance of developing urinary stress incontinence as you age, and especially for females, with increased numbers … Continue reading Stress Urinary Incontinence in Females

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Urinary Incontinence Treatments

Published: December 16, 2014

Urinary Incontinence Treatments Urinary incontinence is a condition often associated with loss of bladder control. Though the severity of the problem may vary from person to person, it is an embarrassing situation for the person suffering from bladder control problems. Some of the common symptoms include mild leaking, uncontrollable wetting, depending on the severity of … Continue reading Urinary Incontinence Treatments

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Genetic Testing Before Having a Child

Published: December 15, 2014

Genetic Testing Before Having a Child Genetic testing is becoming more and more common around the world, as parents become more aware of the disorders that may occur and their ability to find out if their child is predisposed to them.   What is Genetic Testing? Genetic testing is done through a blood test which … Continue reading Genetic Testing Before Having a Child

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Testicular Torsion: Diagnosis and Treatment

Published: December 12, 2014

Testicular Torsion: Diagnosis and Treatment Testicular torsion is a condition in which the spermatic cord is not able to carry blood to testicles. The cord may become twisted due to defects in the connective tissue in the scrotum. An injury to the scrotum may also cause torsion of the testicles, resulting in swelling. Some men … Continue reading Testicular Torsion: Diagnosis and Treatment

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Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis

Published: December 11, 2014

Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis This is a condition which is very rare and results in repeated bacterial infections within the prostate; which is the small gland found beneath a man’s bladder.   Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis Causes This condition is caused by a bacterial infection which may result from E. coli, chlamydia, gonorrhea or the bacteria which causes a urinary … Continue reading Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis

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Interstitial Cystitis Symptoms | Treatment

Published: December 10, 2014

Interstitial Cystitis Also known as painful bladder syndrome, interstitial cystitis is a condition that causes increased bladder pressure, bladder pain and pelvic pain. The pain can range from mild, all the way to severe. In a normal body, when the body’s bladder becomes full, it sends a signal that it is time to urinate. This … Continue reading Interstitial Cystitis Symptoms | Treatment

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