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What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer Surgery

Prostate cancer is a relatively common condition, so is something that men and those who love them need to know about. In addition to understanding aspects of prostate cancer, such as risk factors and management options, it is also beneficial to know what it may be like to have prostate cancer surgery if that were […]


What You Need to Know about Overactive Bladder

Bladder-control problems can be frustrating due to the disruption of daily living. According to statistics, more than 33 million Americans are affected by some type of bladder-control problem. Overactive bladder is the instance of frequent contractions of the detrusor muscle that controls the bladder. This muscle contracts even when the bladder is not full, creating […]


What is a Hydrocele?

There are several areas of the male reproductive and urinary systems that may need specific care at some point. We usually hear about conditions such as erectile dysfunction or enlarged prostate, but there are other ways in which a man’s health may be affected. Here, we discuss the issue of a hydrocele, what it is, […]


How is Your Prostate Cancer Awareness?

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and we’re getting a head start. It is important that men and those who love them understand the details of this common disease. Here, we discuss a few. May it increase your knowledge about prostate cancer and also prompt you to consider whether now is a good time to […]


Men, Do You Know When You Need a Urologist?

To maintain our health and vitality, most of us regularly see our primary care doctor, our dentist, and our eye doctor. Because we’ve been taught to follow this general model of healthcare, confusion may arise should unusual symptoms occur. If symptoms are sexual or urinary in nature, they require the care of a urologist. Most […]


Does Prostatitis Need a Doctor’s Care?

Prostatitis is a common condition that affects millions of men. The condition is defined as inflammation of the prostate gland. This small gland sits just below the bladder and is responsible for producing semen. In some cases, men develop prostatitis without symptoms but this isn’t always the case. Prostatitis may gradually progress or come on […]


Are You Getting the Right Help for Urinary Incontinence?

Millions of women are affected by urinary incontinence at some point in their lives. This problem seems to most commonly affect women over the age of 50. Research has discovered several interesting facts about urinary incontinence. Perhaps the most fascinating one is that most women who experience symptoms of this condition never see a doctor […]


What are Kidney Stones?

The kidneys perform vital functions that support overall health. What most people know about these small organs is that they filter toxins and wastes from the blood. This is true. The blood filters through the kidneys, which remove unnecessary substances and release them through the urine. While filtration is a major responsibility, the kidneys do […]


Your Vasectomy: Before, During, and After

Undergoing a vasectomy can be a life-changing decision. It is one that must be made with considerable forethought. Once a man decides that this procedure is the best method of birth control for himself and his partner, his questions may revolve more around what to expect than how the procedure will ultimately affect his life. […]


When a Child Wets the Bed

Bedwetting may be a relatively normal behavior for young children. However, there comes a point when a parent may wonder if they should talk to a doctor about this problem. Here, we discuss some of the details of childhood bedwetting to help you determine if your child may need medical intervention. Is bedwetting ever normal […]


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