Kidney stones are most common urological disease. Over the course of years, treatment for kidney stones has drastically improved. Open surgery for kidney stone is nearly obsolete these days after the introduction of minimal invasive surgery (PCNL). With the recent advancement in technology, the armamentarium of the kidney stone removal have become more sophisticated andContinue reading “Minimal invasive laser treatment for kidney stones”
‘ Blood in urine is ominous sign.’ Bladder cancer is 10th most commonly diagnosed cancer. Nearly 570,000 cases of bladder cancer are diagnosed annually worldwide. Majority of these patients present with blood in urine at the initial presentation. Smokers have higher risk of being diagnosed with bladder cancer than non- smokers. Gross, Painless passage ofContinue reading “Bladder cancer awareness month 2022”
What is painful ejaculation or painful orgasm ? Pain before onset of ejaculation or during ejaculation is termed as painful ejaculation. It can be dull or sharp pain and can involve the scrotum, penis root or shaft or perineal region. Pain can persist for few minutes to hours and person can have pain with urinationContinue reading “Painful ejaculation or painful orgasm- causes, diagnosis and treatment”
What is prostate gland ? Prostate is a walnut sized reproductive gland present below the bladder in all men. Urethra (urinary passage) passes through it. Its function is to provide nutrition to the sperms. What is prostatitis ? Prostatitis means that you have inflammation of your prostate gland. Prostatitis can present in short time durationContinue reading “Guide to chronic prostatitis: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment”
Adequate fluid intake – Drinking plenty of oral liquids helps in reducing the chances of stone formation. It is estimated that nearly 50% of stone formations is due to less liquid intake. More concentrated urine leads to less dissolution of salts in it and thus leading to high chances of urinary stone formation. One shouldContinue reading “8 tips to prevent recurrent kidney stone formation”
What is premature ejaculation ? Premature ejaculation is defined when a man ejaculates sooner during sexual intercourse than he would like to. Nearly one third male experience this problem at some point of time. Premature ejaculation is diagnosed by a doctor when a male presents with complaints such as – Always or nearly always ejaculateContinue reading “Premature ejaculation- causes, diagnosis and treatment”
What is prostate ? Prostate is a lemon sized reproductive gland, found only in men, below the bladder. Its function is to produce fluid which helps providing nourishment to sperms in semen. Urinary passage goes through prostate, before reaching the penis. What all diseases can occur in prostate ? BPH (BPH (Enlarged prostate) Symptoms), Prostatitis (InfectionContinue reading “Prostate cancer – Part I”
What is testosterone ? Testosterone is the male hormone which helps in the physical, sexual and psychological well being of the person. What is the role of testosterone hormone in male body ? Testosterone helps in development of male secondary characters at puberty such as growth of facial hairs, penis and testes enlargement, deepening ofContinue reading “Testosterone and Testosterone deficiency syndrome”
Sexual symptoms – Most prominent symptom, Decreased erections, loss of erectile function (erectile dysfunction), decreased semen volume, decreased frequency of ejaculations Hair loss Cognitive symptoms – Low mood, low sexual desire, memory impairement, sleep disturbances, concentration difficulties, decreased motivation Reduced muscle mass, increase in body fat Decreased physical strength/activity, decreased energy Increased risk of heartContinue reading “Ten signs and symptoms of low testosterone levels in adults”
What is frenulum ? Frenulum is the elastic fold of skin that joins the underside of the glans of the penis with the inner surface of the foreskin. What are risks of having short frenulum ? A short frenulum (also called frenulum breve) is when the frenulum is so short in length that there is restriction in free andContinue reading “Short Frenulum (Tight Frenulum, Frenulum Breve)”
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