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Recovering from a Vasectomy: What to Expect

Are you considering a vasectomy? It’s a safe and effective form of birth control, but the thought of undergoing surgery is enough to make anyone nervous. Learn what it’s like to recover from a vasectomy.

Sep 30th, 2020
Types of Kidney Stones

Kidney stones range in size, location, and mineral makeup, but they all have one thing in common: They can be very painful. Dr. Seaman discusses the common types of kidney stones.

Sep 2nd, 2020
Common Signs of Low Testosterone

As you get older, your testosterone level naturally decreases. But when it drops too far, you might notice unpleasant symptoms like low sex drive and loss of muscle mass. Learn to recognize the signs of low testosterone.

Aug 12th, 2020
Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer affecting men, and your risk increases as you get older. Get regular prostate screenings to catch the disease early, and learn the signs of prostate cancer here.

Jul 17th, 2020
Am I a Candidate for a Vasectomy Reversal?

Maybe you thought you didn’t want to have children in the future, but now your plans have changed. Though a vasectomy is a permanent form of birth control, it may be reversed. Find out if you’re a candidate for vasectomy reversal here.

Jun 26th, 2020
Common Causes of ED

Millions of men are living with erectile dysfunction (ED), a common but embarrassing medical condition. Sexual arousal and erections are complicated, and the causes of ED vary. Find out more about the causes of ED here.

May 29th, 2020
How We Treat Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are hard mineral deposits that develop in your kidneys. Stones travel from the kidneys through the urinary tract, often causing intense pain along the way. We treat kidney stones of all sizes to minimize your pain.

Apr 1st, 2020
Myths and Facts About Male Infertility

Many couples experience infertility when trying for a baby. It’s common to assume that female infertility is the cause, but male infertility is just as common. Find out more about some of the most common myths surrounding male infertility here.

Mar 16th, 2020
What is a Varicocelectomy?

About 15% of men have varicoceles, which are enlarged veins in the scrotum. Varicoceles can cause pain and fertility problems, but varicocelectomy is a safe and effective treatment option.

Feb 1st, 2020
When Should a Man See a Urologist?

Are you having bladder issues? Suffering from erectile dysfunction? These issues can be hard to talk about, but they could indicate an underlying condition. If you’re having any of these problems, a specialist can help.

Jan 1st, 2020
New Medications Stop Prostate Cancer Tumors from Growing

Prostate cancer is one of the leading cancers affecting men in the United States. There’s good news, though. New, advanced treatments can reduce the threat of prostate cancer tumors by starving them of the fuel they need to grow.

Sep 11th, 2019
When Should Prostate Cancer be Treated?

Getting a prostate cancer diagnosis is scary, especially since it’s the second leading cause of death among American men. But did you know that it doesn’t always require intervention? Read on to learn how to know when you may need treatment.

Aug 1st, 2019
Recognizing the Symptoms of Varicoceles

Varicoceles affect approximately 15% of adult men and nearly 20% of adolescents. While varicoceles aren’t dangerous, they can lead to fertility problems. Here’s how to recognize the signs of this common issue and to see if you’re at risk.

Jul 26th, 2019
4 Tips for Preventing Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are a reminder that even a relatively tiny medical abnormality can cause great pain. You can’t always prevent them, but you can take practical and simple steps to significantly reduce your risks of developing kidney stones.

Apr 1st, 2019
What is the Success Rate for a Vasectomy Reversal?

So, since having a vasectomy, you’ve changed your mind and now want to have children? You’re not alone. Many men have their vasectomy reversed. Your success rate depends on many factors, none greater than the skill level of your surgeon. .

Feb 28th, 2019
5 Signs You Could be Suffering From a Testosterone Deficiency

Low testosterone, or low-T, affects all men to some degree as they get older. But if your testosterone drops too low, it causes distressing problems for men, like loss of their sex drive. Take a moment to learn the five signs of low testosterone.

Feb 1st, 2019
Should Varicocele in an Adolescent be fixed or left alone?

A common referral for a urologist, especially for those with a focus on infertility, is for the evaluation of a 13, 14 or 15 year old boy who is discovered by his pediatrician to have a large left varicocele, or abnormally dilated veins in the scrotum.

Jan 25th, 2019
Is Vasectomy Better for Women?

A study in the journal of sexual medicine says it may very well be, at least in terms of a couple’s sexual satisfaction.

Jan 25th, 2019
Does Fat Equal Infertile?

Being overweight is looked at differently in the modern era. As America’s waist line expands, focus has been redirected to the consequences of those extra pounds.

Jan 25th, 2019
Revisiting the Semen Analysis

Semen analysis also known as the “sperm count” or “semen test” remains the standard initial laboratory test in the evaluation of male fertility or infertility.

Jan 25th, 2019
More Pot, Less Sperm

There is a recognition that poor health is associated with poor fertility. This applies to both men and women.

Jan 25th, 2019
The Changing Role of the Physician

Now we have become an advocate for insurance payer contracts and also agents for hospitals and large groups to improve their profiles.

Jan 25th, 2019
On Cancer and Fertility Preservation

One small part of the domain of fertility care pertains to preservation of fertility in the setting of malignancy. I have treated fertility problems in men who have been treated for various cancers with chemotherapy, and or radiation therapy.

Jan 25th, 2019