Human Papillomavirus Symptoms Human Papillomavirus (HPV) has recently been reported with increased number of infections. During the last 30 years of my practice, I have seen and treated many patients with genital warts; recently I have been seeing more patients, especially youngsters, who come in for treatment of genital warts caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). While the infection with HPV […]
Human Papillomavirus (HPV): Infection or Cancer? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) has recently been reported with increased number of infections. During the last 30 years of my practice, I have seen and treated many patients with genital warts; recently I have been seeing more patients, especially youngsters, who come in for treatment of genital warts caused by human papillomavirus […]
Prostatectomy – Explained By Dr. Elist Prostatectomy is surgery that removes all or part of a man’s prostate. Sometimes this procedure is done because of an enlarged prostate which is called BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) but sometimes through abnormalities such as a tumor, or from other causes, can restrict the normal flow of urine along the urethra, causing discomfort and difficulty […]
Preventing Prostate Cancer With Vitamin A Vitamin A and Prostate Cancer A recent study published in the Oncogenesis Journal has shown that Vitamin A can decrease prostate cancer’s ability to spread and can improve treatment and help preventing prostate cancer. It also can improve the treatment of nervous system diseases like Alzheimer’s. Hence, eat more carrots. Preventing […]
Prostate Cancer Prevention: Diet Dr. Elist’s says: Lose Weight, Decrease the Risk of Prostate Cancer According to researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health obesity seems to be associated with higher risk of prostate cancer. Going on a diet could be a good strategy for prostate cancer prevention. Overweight men seem to […]
Testicular Cancer Risk, Its Related Factors The rate of Testicular Cancer Risk has been increasing over the past 40 years. Testicular cancer risk in white men is more prevalent than in black, Asian, or other nonwhite ethnic groups. While in the past men of any ethnicity with higher socioeconomic status and more education; the Testicular Cancer Risk difference has diminished […]
Importance of Prostate Biopsy Of 25,208 men who had a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) measurement >4 ng/mL at 65 or older, a third underwent at least one prostate biopsy, which led to prostate cancer diagnoses in 5,220 men, according to an article online in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Dr. Elist advises: Eat More Fish! Fish Oil and Omega-3- Supplementation may decrease the risk of fatal prostate cancer.
Don’t use douches, perfumed vaginal sprays, or other scented products that irritate the vagina. Wear cotton underpants and pantyhose with a cotton crotch to help keep the genital area ventilated. If you have a problem with recurring yeast infections, ask your health care provider about ways to prevent them.
Low Testosterone, Every Man Should Know Most people know that the hormone testosterone is essential to the normal development of the male in utero. It is necessary to sperm production, sex drive, build muscles and bone mass. Testosterone influences red blood cell production, male pattern fat distribution and bone density. Low testosterone can have a negative effect on all […]