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cryptorchidism
cryptorchism

undescended testicles

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hydrocele

sac of clear fluid in the scrotum

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varicocele

enlarged, dilated veins near the testicle

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BPH

benign prostatic hyperplasia

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DRE

digital rectal examination

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benign prostatic hyperplasia

benign growth of cells within the prostrate gland

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PSA

prostate-specific antigen

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hypospadias

congenital abnormality in which the male urethral opening is on the undersurface of the penis, instead of at its tip

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phimosis

narrowing of the opening of the prepuce over the glans penis

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chlamydial infection

bacterial invasion of the urethra and reproductive tract

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gonorrhea

inflammation of the genital tract mucosa, caused by infection with gonococci

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PSA test

measurement of levels of prostate-specific antigen in the blood

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circumcision

surgical procedure to remove the prepuce of the penis

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TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

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GU

genitourinary

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HSV

herpes simplex virus

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PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

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STI

sexually transmitted infection

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STD

sexually transmitted disease

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transurethral resection of the prostate

excision of benign prostatic hyperplasia using a resectoscope through the urethra

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