How To Do A Self-Check For Testicular Cancer

Understanding how to self-check for testicular cancer can increase the likelihood of early detection. Males of any age can develop testicular cancer, including infants and elderly men. In an effort to increase awareness, we’ve compiled a couple of easy-to-follow steps to administer a self-check, which will aid in the identification of testicular cancer. After a

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Testicular Cancer Awareness Month: Know The Signs

April is testicular cancer awareness month, so now it the time to learn or refresh your understanding of five signs that could indicate Testicular Cancer. Knowing the signs and symptoms, can equip you with the right tools to prevent and treat testicular cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 9,310 new cases of

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Recognizing National Kidney Month: 7 Early Signs of Kidney Disease

Kidney disease isn’t something that comes up in conversation when discussing ailments. For one reason or another, people often do not realize the severity inherent to kidney problems. In North Carolina, kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death, kidney cancer specifically is number one! While Nephrologists are specialists who focus on disorders affecting

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Urology Trend: March Vasectomy Madness

  There’s an interesting Urology trend in March we thought we would share. It seems that every year around March, our appointments are filled with male vasectomies, and we have a theory of why that is... The choice to get a vasectomy in March often boils down to the guilt-free ability to enjoy March Madness.

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Top 5 Intimacy Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

Valentine’s Day represents a celebration of the intimacy and appreciation you share with your partner. Understanding common obstacles to intimacy is important to cultivating a happy and healthy relationship. We’ve compiled a list of five common intimacy obstacles, and tips on how to alleviate them. We hope this helps further your relationship and allows you

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7 Holiday Diet Tips For a Healthy Bladder

Most people are concerned about gaining weight from their holiday diet, but few people take into consideration their urological health. During the holiday season, many people have an increased risk of compromising their health due to the tendency to splurge on treats that wouldn’t necessarily be part of their regular diet. When these foods are

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Urology Specialists – Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition we are sharing information on how you can support loved ones and friends with prostate cancer, a disease that affects one in six men in the United States. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers found in men, which is why it is important to

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Surgical Options for Treatment of Male Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is the involuntary loss of urine due to stress or strain on the bladder. Such leakage most often occurs with activities such as laughing, coughing, or sneezing. The most common cause of stress incontinence is prostate cancer treatment. Surgery and/or radiation for prostate cancer can affect the external urethral sphincter muscle,

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6 Treatment Options for Localized Prostate Cancer

The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis that plays a vital role in male reproduction. Unfortunately, about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. There are a lot of options for effective treatments; however, most are recommended on an individual case basis. Depending

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5 Signs Your Partner Might Have Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie's disease is caused by scar tissue, called plaque, that forms inside the penis, making it curve upward or to the side, causing discomfort and penile deformity.