Urology is the branch of medicine that deals with the function and disorders of the urinary tract system of both male and female, and the male reproductive system.
You might be wondering what kind conditions urologists treat. So, we’ve break down some of the common problems a urologist can treat.
- Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer happens when the cells found in the prostate gland start to grow out of control. The prostate glands are responsible in making some fluid that is part of the semen. The prostate is located below the bladder and in from of the rectum
- Enlarged Prostate
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) happens when the prostate and its surrounding tissue. This condition is also called prostate enlargement, which usually occurs as men get older. This is not cancer and does not increase the risk of having prostate cancer
- Urinary Tract Infections
A urinary tract infection is an infection in the urinary system, which involves the kidney, bladder, and urethra. When bacteria get into your urinary system it causes infection and inflammation thus urinary tract infection (UTI).
Vasectomy is a surgical procedure, a form of male birth control that will cut the supply of sperm to the semen. This is done by cutting the tube that carry the sperm.
- Male Infertility
Fertility refers to the ability to reproduce without medical assistance. Male infertility usually depends on the quality of his sperm cells and his ability of making his wife or partner pregnant. During sexual intercourse, the male body makes tiny cells called sperm that is ejaculated into the woman’s body. The testicles are the ones who make and store sperms.
- Overactive Bladder
An overactive bladder is a condition which causes frequent and sudden urge to urinate, especially during the night. People with this condition often leak urine immediately when they feel the urge to pass urine.
- Urinary Incontinence
Urinary incontinence is a condition in which the patients have no control over his bladder. Its severity ranges from occasional leaking when sneezing or coughing, to a sudden and strong urge to urinate that you don’t get to the toilet in time. This condition is more common in older people, especially women. Bladder control issues avoid people living their normal lives, but incontinence can often be stopped or controlled.
- Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction, or commonly referred as ED, is the inability to maintain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse. According to studies, about 1 out of 10 males suffer from ED at some point during his lifetime.
If you are looking for a urologist that you can trust, you can book your appointment at Doral Health and Wellness – Men’s Health Center, where we provide women with quality health care services. To book an appointment, you can call us at 347-868-1098 or visit our website at https://www.urologistbrooklyn.com