A prostate ultrasound, also called prostate sonography, is a test that uses sound waves to produce pictures of a man's prostate gland. This test is performed to examine the prostate gland for the presence of any abnormalities, cancer, or other prostate-related conditions. Prostate ultrasound is safe and can be done in less than an hour.
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Query: Hello doctor, My father-in-law has prostate swelling. The doctor wants immediate surgery, but I want to wait and see. His PSA was 7.87 ng/mL, the blood and urine tests were normal. In the ultrasound, the weight of the prostate was 41.1 grams. Is surgery drastic in this case? Can he use medicines and... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What are his symptoms? Does he have a poor flow of urine? Does he have to strain? Was uroflowmetry test done to check for urine flow? Just for prostate enlargement, surgery is not required. Treatment is based on the above reports. Thanks. Revert with more information... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old, active male. My height is 6 feet and weight is 175 lbs. Previously, I had Zoloft for anxiety. Now, I am just doing exercise, eating healthy food and vitamins. I have been diagnosed with prostatitis a few times in the past few months. I was also diagnosed with this roug... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and treatment details. You definitely had on and off history of prostatitis in the past and now you are taking Bactrim (combination of Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim) since 3 to 4 weeks. I have some questions for you. How is your urine ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with urinary tract infection (E.coli) three months back. I took Ciprofloxacin for 10 days, but there is no sign of improvement. Now I have a dull pain in the back region, waist, and sometimes at flank. There is complete body weakness, mild fever, tingling sensation at h... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like an upper urinary tract infection. Get your urine test done in a place where they check whether it is E.Coli (Escherichia Coli) or ESBL (Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases). Also, do an ultrasonography for the bladder to check post void residue. Start ta... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am having a problem with my penis. It feels hard like a hard rubber tube even while flaccid. The veins have also become very prominent. Sex is now painful and my penis becomes sore and red after intercourse. I had all the tests done. All STD tests came out negative. The problem has b... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. You have not mentioned what all the tests you did. You have mentioned only STD tests (sexually transmitted disease). It appears to be due to stress or anxiety, so do relaxation exercise. However to exclude other cause, you need to ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have swollen lymph node on the left back side of the neck. I am not sure from when I have it but I start noticing it from two months. It is not hurting me and my CBC report is normal. I do not have any other symptoms like fever, night sweat or weight loss. I wanted to know is it pos... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are subcentimeter lymph nodes which usually are benign and harmless. However, if you develop fever, joint pains, rash, change in appetite, weight loss or night sweats this should be investigated further by biopsy or FNAC (fine .needle aspiration cytology). You ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 67 year old retired IT professional. I am a non-diabetic. My weight is 74 kg and height is 174 cm. My BMI is around 24. I am fully active with every day 8 to 10 km walk without fail. I did not visit doctor in the last 50 years for any major illness. My CBC count is normal and no... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. Since your general reports are normal and there is no anxiety, you need to do sex related tests like serum or blood prolactin, thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and testosterone. Depending on the reports, treatment will be decided... Read Full »