Does Soda Cause Kidney Stones?

  Kidney stones are hard, pebble-like deposits made from minerals and salts that form in your kidneys. About 11% of men and 7% of women suffer from kidney stones, and they have a track record for occurring more than once. They can be extremely painful as they pass. The pain from kidney stones has been

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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Meet the Doctor—Manish N. Damani, MD

Say hello to Dr. Manish N. Damani with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas! Dr. Damani specializes in a wide variety of urological health problems to help his patients achieve their best health. He also holds numerous memberships and is available at a number of locations for you to make an appointment with him. Dr. Damani

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What to Expect at Your Doctor Visit for Male Infertility

Visiting your urologist for male infertility isn’t anything to be embarrassed about. Urologist are trained to help you identify the cause of your inability to conceive with your partner. While there are several factors that influence male infertility, it’s crucial to visit your urologist to determine if you are infertile and what the treatments are.

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Possible Treatments for Male Infertility

While successful conception is based on the health of both the male and female’s reproductive systems, there are times when one is more likely to influence conception than the other. Depending on what your diagnosis is—low sperm count, varicocele, hormone problems—you may need treatment for your infertility. What are some of the possible treatments for

Congratulations to the Panthers on a Good Season

Even though the Carolina Panthers didn’t win the 50th Super Bowl, they’ve had an amazing season and have a lot to show for it. Just making it to the Super Bowl is a feat—so congratulations to the Panthers on a great season in 2015! The Panthers averaged 31.3 points per game and won 15 of

Meet Doctor Basrawala

Meet Dr. Zane K. Basrawala, a urologist with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas! Dr. Basrawala comes from a strong background in medical studies, specializes in several different surgeries and procedures, and is extremely knowledgeable about urological health. Let’s learn some more about Dr. Basrawala and what specialties, knowledge, and skills he brings to Urology Specialists

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3 Questions About Women’s Cervical Health

Did you know that January is Cervical Health Awareness Month? Cervical Health Awareness month is about inspiring women to get screened for cervical cancer and to consider the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Cervical cancer is easily treated if caught early, and there are things you can do to protect yourself from the disease. What are

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is a condition in men defined as achieving orgasm before you want to. Usually men who struggle with premature ejaculation reach orgasm in or around sixty seconds after penetration; sometimes orgasm is reached even before any penetration takes place. Premature ejaculation can be about a lack of control, but it can also be

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HIFU Approved for Prostate Cancer Treatment: A Urologist in Charlotte Is Among the First to Perform

Perhaps you scheduled a trip to the Bahamas last holiday season—to get prostate cancer surgery? That’s right, before high intensity focused ultrasound (better and more easily known as HIFU) was legal in the United States, Charlotte’s very well-known Dr. Samuel Peretsman traveled outside the country to help his Charlotte-based patients get this procedure done. He

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