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Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.

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Urethral Stricture Disease, Peyronie's Disease and disorders of penile curvature, Erectile Dysfunction with a focus on penile implant surgery, Male Incontinence, Hypospadias

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2016-09-26 stone still in ureter but no pain:

Lee    Stones only cause pain during an acute obstruction. When pressure has had time to equalize and no further stretching occurs, the pain stops.  Over time, the ureter stretches until a little urine

2016-09-25 cipro:

Howard    Despite the black box warning, cipro is a very safe drug to use and penetrates the prostate well which is important. The risk of using it is very, very small.     While a mid treatment urinalysis

2016-09-25 cipro:

Howard    Use of a container is acceptable but a sterile cup is better. Cipro is often used in UTIs but may not be effective for enterococcus.  There is only a very tiny chance it will affect your wslking

2016-09-23 stone prevention:

Lee:    Dairy products like milk, cheese, yogurt and ice cream are NOT considered animal protein which for stone disease is considered to be beef, pork, chicken, fish, seafood and poultry.  Dairy can help

2016-09-22 stone prevention:

Lee    Dairy, being high in Calcium, tends to bind oxalate.  When this happens in the GI tract, both compounds pass harmlessly. In the urinary tract, this can lead to stones.    Animal protein promotes

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