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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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Dec

Types of Urinary Incontinence

Types of Urinary Incontinence

Published: December 9, 2014

Types of Urinary Incontinence Urinary incontinence can be very inconvenient for those who have it. Essentially, it is the accidental leakage of urine that impacts millions of people around the world. Most of those who deal with it are women, and there are several different types of urinary incontinence to be aware of.   Stress … Continue reading Types of Urinary Incontinence

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Dec

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Flu and Pneumonia Prevention

Published: December 8, 2014

Flu and Pneumonia Prevention As we get into the winter season, the flu becomes more common and an ever present danger. While people worry about Ebola, the flu is much more likely to spread and it kills thousands of people a year, every year. The flu, back in 1918-19, killed roughly 25 million people.   … Continue reading Flu and Pneumonia Prevention

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Dec

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Risk Factors for Calcium Stones

Published: December 5, 2014

Risk Factors for Calcium Stones Calcium stones can prove to be a serious, and painful, problem. Also called kidney stones, they are small-sized, deposits which are hard and develop in the kidneys from minerals and acid salts. They have many causes, but generally they are caused when urine becomes too highly concentrated with minerals, allowing … Continue reading Risk Factors for Calcium Stones

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Dec

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Acute Bacterial Prostatitis

Published: December 4, 2014

Acute Bacterial Prostatitis Prostatitis is a condition in which the number of inflammatory cells in the prostate suddenly increases. The bacteria causing acute bacterial prostatitis also cause sexually transmitted diseases and urinary tract infections. Such bacteria may include E Coli, Klebsiella, and Proteus. From the urethra, infection can affect the prostate and further spread downward … Continue reading Acute Bacterial Prostatitis

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Dec

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Genitourinary Prolapse

Published: December 3, 2014

Genitourinary Prolapse As its name suggests, genitourinary prolapse is a condition in which one or more pelvic organs drop down into the vagina. The pelvic organs may include rectum, bladder, uterus, vaginal vault, or small/large bowel. The descent can affect the uterus, vaginal vault, and anterior, posterior vaginal walls and cause discomfort in the vagina. … Continue reading Genitourinary Prolapse

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Dec

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Urinary Incontinence Symptoms

Published: December 2, 2014

Urinary Incontinence Symptoms Inability to hold urine despite voluntary effort or leakage of urine before you reach the toilet is clinically defined as urinary incontinence. The severity of symptoms vary significantly, depending upon the cause, severity and associated symptoms. Urinary incontinence is more common in females. According to a new study (1), about 30 to … Continue reading Urinary Incontinence Symptoms

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Dec

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CONDYLOMA (HPV-Human Papilloma Virus)

Published: December 1, 2014

Condyloma (HPV-Human Papilloma Virus) The most common STD (sexually transmitted disease) is the human papilloma virus or HPV which is three times more common than herpes. It is most common in men and women between the ages of 20 and 40. It is estimated that one in every ten Americans-men and women-will have the HPV … Continue reading CONDYLOMA (HPV-Human Papilloma Virus)

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Nov

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Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

Published: November 26, 2014

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections Urinary tract infections are quite common, as roughly one in three women, and one in 20 men, will experience one. These infections can often be treated rather easily, but a more serious problem arises when the infection continues to return.   Risk Factors of Urinary Tract Infection There are a number of … Continue reading Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

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Nov

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Blood in the Urine

Published: November 25, 2014

Blood in The Urine Urine typically varies in color from yellow to clear, however, at times there may be a red tint to it. The cause of the color change is due to blood in the urine.   Symptoms If there is blood in the urine, it is going to appear pink, red, or in … Continue reading Blood in the Urine

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Nov

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First Aid for a Heart Attack

Published: November 24, 2014

First Aid for a Heart Attack A heart attack is one of the worst things a person can go through, and often it is fatal. Knowing what to do in the first few seconds of a heart attack though, can save the life of yourself, or someone you know. These are basic first aid tips … Continue reading First Aid for a Heart Attack

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