Vasectomy: What to Expect

Vasectomy: What to Expect

Vasectomy is a permanent form of male contraception. It involves the cutting and sealing off of the vas deferens, the tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the penis. Sperm is needed to fertilize the woman’s egg. By cutting the tubes, a vasectomy prevents...
Can an Enlarged Prostate be Fixed?

Can an Enlarged Prostate be Fixed?

Once a man reaches about age 25, his prostate begins to grow. This growth is called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH. A benign condition does not lead to prostate cancer, though the two problems can co-occur. The causes of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) are not...
Why Regular Prostate – Specific Antigen (PSA) Test is Important?

Why Regular Prostate – Specific Antigen (PSA) Test is Important?

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is important because it helps in early detection of prostate cancer. What is Prostate Cancer? The prostate is a part of the male reproductive system. It is a small gland that surrounds the urethra, which carries urine out of the...
Why Female Urologist?

Why Female Urologist?

Urology, a healthcare specialty typically associated with male patients suffering from problems such as prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction, has traditionally been dominated by male physicians. One reason is that when it comes to health care, the general...
Let’s Talk About Erectile Dysfunction

Let’s Talk About Erectile Dysfunction

Sexual disorders are rarely discussed, but they do occur and it is important to be aware of them so that we may identify them and seek the appropriate help. Erectile dysfunction, also called ED, is a common condition affecting many men.  As many as thirty  million men...
Things to Consider Before Having Vasectomy

Things to Consider Before Having Vasectomy

Vasectomy is a surgical procedure that blocks the vas deferens, which is the tube responsible for sperm to travel from the testes to the urethra. The procedure is usually performed by a urologist in a sterile environment, and it can be done at any time in your...