Browse Through Our Free Educational Materials We provide free patient education materials on many common urologic health conditions. Enter your email address to subscribe to our most top categories Your privacy is important to us. For determining the need for phlebotomy in the setting of polycythemia vera , either method is acceptable as a high degree of accuracy and precision are not needed. We further evaluated whether type of alpha-1 blocker could affect the incidence of at least one sperm in urinary sediment in our study population. The testicles make male hormones. Unfortunately, ROS can also affect healthy tissues, which includes sperm.
You can get on track for good urologic health with better eating habits and small changes to your lifestyle. The most common hormone is testosterone, which controls the sex drive libido. If you have a problem with a body part in these two systems, you may need to see a urologist. The presence of WBCs in the urine may indicate a urinary tract infection. A routine urinalysis usually includes the following tests:
Treat as indicated, consider urology referral. First, univariate analysis was performed to identify variables that were significantly associated with the presence of at least one sperm in urinary sediment. Clinical outcome up to five years from three centers. Retrograde ejaculation, painful ejaculation and hematospermia. Overview Management and Treatment. Therefore, we only included patients who underwent urinalysis and urinary sedimentation testing at least twice during the observation period. The detection rate of at least one sperm in the urinary sediment in patients treated with tamsulosin, silodosin, and naftopidil was 5.
The testicles also make sperm, the male reproductive cells, which travel through a group of tube-like structures to the epididymis. We conducted a cross-sectional study at Tokyo Saiseikai Central Hospital. For example, if results of the prostate examination are abnormal or if the prostate-specific antigen level is elevated, a prostate biopsy is indicated to evaluate for malignancy. No other significant difference was seen at the time we compared the leukocyte counts in the other samples obtained in this study. The leukocyte count mean in the EPS sample from the symptomatic patients was significantly higher than in asymptomatic males; A cytologic examination would be required to determine which WBC types are present in urine, however this is rarely indicated for this purpose. Although the study is of interest, one weakness should be mentioned: