People with overactive bladder (OAB) experience the constant, urgent need to urinate—the feeling that there’s little time to spare and you need a bathroom ASAP.
Produced by the testicles, testosterone is what’s known as an androgen—a hormone responsible for masculine traits. Sometimes, men don’t produce enough testosterone.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur when bacteria enters your urethra. UTIs are common. In fact, the American Urological Association estimates that 8.1 million doctor’s visits each year are due to UTIs.
Bladder cancer is the 6th most common cancer in the United States, according to the Urology Care Foundation.
Peyronie’s disease occurs when areas of hard scar tissue called plaques form on your penis, just below the surface of the skin. In fact, you might be able to feel them.
A kidney stone is a small mass that forms from crystallized substances in your kidney or, in some cases, one of your ureters (the tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder). These chemicals aren’t able to dissolve in urine, so the crystals stick together and get larger, forming the stone.
A vasectomy is a minor surgical procedure performed to block sperm from leaving the body. It’s a highly effective and common birth control option. It’s a simple procedure, and it doesn’t take long for most men to recover.
If you and your partner have been having unprotected sex for a year without conceiving, you might want to schedule a consultation with us to explore the causes of your potential infertility and the medical options available to address them.
Getting older is inevitable, and it can be hard to accept the way our bodies change. For many older men, that often includes prostate enlargement and, for some, the urinary trouble that goes along with it.
ED is the most common sex problem men discuss with their doctors. The American Urological Association estimates that 30 million men have ED. It is more common if you’re older, but younger men get it, too. If you’re not as healthy as you could be, the odds you’ll be dealing with ED go up.