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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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Female Urethral Syndrome | Causes | Treatment | Prevention

Published: November 19, 2014

Female Urethral Syndrome Symptomatic abacteriuria or Urethral syndrome is a fairly common condition in adult females between 30 and 50 years of age. According to the estimates reported by National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association (1), urethral syndrome is responsible for the symptoms of lower urinary tract infection in 25% females who reports to primary … Continue reading Female Urethral Syndrome | Causes | Treatment | Prevention

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Exercise and Bladder Cancer Survival

Published: November 18, 2014

Exercise and Bladder Cancer Survival According to the latest estimates by the American Cancer Society (1), approximately 74,690 new cases of bladder cancer will be diagnosed in the year 2014 within United States alone. Fortunately, due to advanced screening and therapeutic modalities, the cancer survival rate is improving in most western countries, yet it is … Continue reading Exercise and Bladder Cancer Survival

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Effects of Obesity on Self-esteem

Published: November 17, 2014

Effects of Obesity on Self-esteem Obesity is classified as a complex metabolic disorder that is characterized by abnormally high body mass index. Generally body mass index of 25 or low is considered optimal for health and wellness. You can calculate your BMI by this formula : Body weight (in kg)/ height in meters^2 In certain genetically … Continue reading Effects of Obesity on Self-esteem

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What is Cypridophobia? Symptoms and Treatment

Published: November 14, 2014

What is Cypridophobia? Cypridophobia is the phobia or fear of sexually transmitted diseases. Like most phobias, they can effect any age, sex or ethnic background. Exposure or the threat of exposure to the inciting incident can cause great physical symptoms such as a rapid heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, shortness of breath, changes in blood pressure and … Continue reading What is Cypridophobia? Symptoms and Treatment

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Testicular Tumor Markers

Published: November 13, 2014

Testicular Tumor Markers The difficult part about identifying cancer early, is that in the beginning, it can develop without presenting any signs or symptoms. However, there are markers which can be detected to identify cancer. These markers are substances present in the body when cancer has developed. They can be found in the blood, body … Continue reading Testicular Tumor Markers

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Nov

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Penile Tumors | Penile Cancer | Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Published: November 12, 2014

Penile Tumors While relatively rare, penile tumors do occur. They are most commonly diagnosed in South and Latin America, along with Third World countries. Learn what causes penile tumors, how they are diagnosed and how they are treated.   Causes of Penile Tumors The cause of a penis tumor is penile cancer. This cancer is … Continue reading Penile Tumors | Penile Cancer | Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

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What is Balanitis? Causes and Treatment

Published: November 11, 2014

What is Balanitis? Balanitis refers to an inflammation of the head of the penis (or glans). Inflammation of the under-surface of the foreskin is technically called ‘posthitis’ but the term is rarely used today and balanitis has come to mean inflammation of either glans penis or foreskin or both.   Causes of Balanitis Many factors … Continue reading What is Balanitis? Causes and Treatment

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What Is Biopsy?

Published: November 10, 2014

What Is Biopsy? Definitions a “biopsy” is defined as ‘the process of removing a sample of body tissue to examine for then presence of disease. There are many reasons for requiring a biopsy but the most common is to help determine if cancer is present in the tissue being biopsied. Biopsies can be done in a … Continue reading What Is Biopsy?

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Nov

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HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety

Published: November 7, 2014

HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety Perhaps one of the most feared medical diagnoses which patients would not want to hear is the diagnosis of being Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive (HIV+). The fear of being infected with HIV is not uncommon. However, for some, this fear can be debilitating and can impact their daily activities … Continue reading HIV & AIDS Fear and Anxiety

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Diet for Kidney Stone Prevention

Published: November 6, 2014

Diet for Kidney Stone Prevention Isn’t it amazing how two small bean shaped organs (about 4 to 5 inch in length) are capable of filtering about 180 liters of plasma each day? Or in other words, an average set of kidneys filter your entire plasma volume about 60 times every single day to dispose-off toxins … Continue reading Diet for Kidney Stone Prevention

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