4 Ways to Treat Kidney Stones

While trying to pass kidney stones is not a pleasant experience, the passing of the kidney stone from your body will largely depend on the size and location of your kidney stone. If you have a relatively small kidney stone (less than 4mm), this will likely pass on its own, albeit painfully. If your stone is 5mm or larger, you’ll likely require intervention from a doctor to help you pass the stone. These four ways to treat kidney stones will have you back to your normal self before you know it.

10 Things You Need to Know About Getting a Vasectomy

Are you considering a vasectomy? A relatively minor outpatient surgical procedure that results in a birth control method with an over 99% effectiveness rate, a vasectomy can be a great alternative to other more cumbersome, less effective forms of birth control. However, before you make your decision, you probably have some questions about what to

12 Things Your Urologist Treats

What exactly does a urologist treat? A urologist is a specialist who treats diseases or disorders of the male and female urinary tract as well as the male reproductive system. The organs included in this field are the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, bladder, and urethra, as well as the male testes, prostate and penis. Here is a general idea of the types of diseases and disorders that a urologist treats:

What Is Peyronie’s Disease?

Affecting a relatively small percentage of men (from 1% up to 9%), Peyronie’s disease is not common but can cause troubling symptoms for men of any age, although it most often affects men of middle age. You may be more at risk to develop Peyronie’s disease if you smoke or have high blood pressure, diabetes,

4 Treatments for Male Incontinence

Once you’ve discussed with your doctor what the cause of your incontinence could be, there are several treatment options for you to consider. Treatment options will depend on what’s causing your incontinence, so take a look at some of these choices to consider which ones may work best for you.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer affects thousands of people in the United States every year and kills hundreds of them. Being aware of the signs and symptoms of this cancer as well as leading a healthy lifestyle can help you to both prevent it and treat it as soon as possible. But what are some things you didn’t know about testicular cancer?

By |July 17th, 2015|Categories: Men's Health, Testicular Cancer, Urology Specialists|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Testicular Cancer

Causes of Female Incontinence

If you're like a lot of women who come to our office, you tend to avoid some great activities because you leak urine or need to stay close to a bathroom. There's no need to limit your life. Most causes of urinary incontinence can be treated successfully. You might have what we call stress urinary

Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

Studies show about one-half of American men over age 40 have some degree of erectile dysfunction, or ED. ED is defined as the inability to achieve or maintain an erection adequate for sexual function. The good news is that there are many safe and effective ED treatments available. There are variety of risk factors for

Symptoms & Treatments for Bladder Cancer

Studies have shown that 9% to 18% of normal individuals can have some degree of blood in the urine or what doctors call hematuria. Sometimes blood in your urine is an indicator of something quickly treatable like a urinary tract infection or as a result of an enlarged prostate, but it can also be a

Bladder Cancer Awareness

Though all cancer starts with abnormal cell growth, there are many types of cancer, each claiming a different organ as its starting point. With each type of cancer there are different risk factors, symptoms, and growth tendencies. Bladder Cancer is the 6th most common type of cancer in the United States. As a part of