The Masculine Reproductive System
Prostate is a gland that secrets the prostatic liquid which protects the sperms in the vagina. This liquid also feeds sperms in their way to the uterus. The prostate can suffer from:
The prostate is a gland that secrets the prostatic fluid, a liquid that protects the sperm in the vagina. The prostatic fluid also feeds the sperm that go to the womb.
Prostate inflammation that affects the urethra. An infection produces the prostitis. Antibiotics must be taken immediately because the blood can be poisoned.
Adenoma is a non-cancerous tumour. Men above 50 years old suffer from this tumour. The prostate adenoma commonly appears in men whose work will not let them urinate when necessary. The retention of the urine can damage the bladder. The adenoma is removed when its size is abnormally big.
The symptoms of prostate cancer are similar to those of adenoma: strong pains and difficulty to urinate. Prostate cancer affects men above 60 years old. This type of cancer may require surgery in order to remove the prostate. Afterwards, the patient undergoes chemotherapy.
The testicles can suffer from:
Orchitis is inflammation of the testicles. The inflammation is caused by an infection, a stroke or mumps. To control the inflammation, doctors prescribe antibiotics. If mumps produce orchitis, it is necessary to inject serum and gammaglobulin. Due to the propensity of orchitis to cause sterility, it is better that mumps attack children before their puberty. Orchitis produces fever and pain of.
Ectopy of the Testicles (Undescended Testicle)
It happens when one or both testicles are trapped between the abdomen and the scrotum. The danger of an ectopy of the testicles is that it can produce sterility. Therefore, doctors prescribe male hormones to 4-year old children, or surgery might be necessary.