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.
Bladder cancer is the 6th most common cancer in the United States, according to the Urology Care Foundation.
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.
Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome
Interstitial cystitis (IC) is sometimes called bladder pain syndrome in large part because a painful bladder is one of the most prominent symptoms. People with IC can also feel a frequent, urgent need to urinate.
A kidney infection is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI) that affects one or both kidneys. It can be painful, serious, and, in some cases, life-threatening.
A kidney stone is a small mass that forms from crystallized substances in your kidney or, in some cases, one of your ureters.
Low Testosterone/Testosterone Deficiency
Sometimes, men don’t produce enough testosterone. This is called hypogonadism or “low testosterone”. When low testosterone is accompanied by other symptoms, like low sex drive, fatigue, and moodiness, urologists make a diagnosis of testosterone deficiency (TD).
If you and your partner have been having unprotected sex for a year without conceiving, you might want to consider scheduling a consultation with us to explore the causes of your potential infertility and the medical options available to address them.
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.
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.
Premature ejaculation (PE) is one of the most commonly reported sexual issues for men. Experts estimate that up to one-third of men experience PE to some degree.
About 1 in 8 men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime, and it’s the second most common cancer in men.
Prostatitis—inflammation of the prostate gland—is a painful condition that can make urination and sexual intercourse difficult.
People with urinary incontinence have trouble controlling their bladder function and leak urine from the urethra. The experience is of course unpleasant and affects a person’s daily life.
Urinary Tract Infections
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.
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.
Vasectomy reversals are routine nowadays, and although success isn’t guaranteed, many men go on to father children.