Stephen W. Leslie, MD
|Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.|
Matt It's impossible to make any reliable conclusions from your description and the pictures without a direct examination. However, a few general comments. Asking for a "tight" circumcision is asking
Howard Zyrtec can act as a mild bladder relaxer but it usually does not affect the prostate directly. The true answer is that if if bothers you, you should probably not use it or try an alternative
Barry Self cathing will help prevent further damage but will not shrink the bladder. To do that, you will have to leave the catheter in for 2-3 weeks and even that may not work. The cause of your
Kaiser If the bladder is truly decompensated or permanently overstretched, there may not be any curative remedy. Treatments would now include self intermittent catheterization or a permanent Foley.
Nick In general, the "normal" limit is about 300 but it varies between laboratories. I cannot say why the insurance company is denying the claim or trying to micromanage your care. There is always an