What’s the difference between BPH and prostate cancer? The most important difference is that BPH, or an enlarged prostate gland, is not cancerous. It doesn’t mean you won’t ever get prostate cancer, but an enlarged prostate is a common condition as men get older. Let’s explain further.
Pelvic organ prolapse is a scary sounding name. It occurs when the pelvic organs and tissues that support the pelvic organs—uterus, bladder, vagina, small bowel, or rectum—become weak or loose. Let’s review the 7 signs you may have pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
Stress and mental conditions can at times cause ED, but it is more commonly caused by an underlying medical condition. Treating the medical issue can often correct erectile dysfunction. Let’s learn about 7 medical conditions that cause erectile dysfunction.
Testosterone is the hormone that makes men grow hair, have a deeper voice, and have a muscular build. As men age, Low T is not unusual. However, not all males are candidates for testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). Consider this your guide to testosterone therapy for low T.
When you decide it’s finally time to talk with Oxford Urology Associates about your erectile dysfunction, all that is needed to begin is answering some medical questions and getting a physical exam. You may have chronic health issues that could be the underlying cause. You won’t know any answers until you begin.
Do you pee a little when you cough or sneeze? Do you find yourself running to the bathroom because you suddenly have to go? You could be male or female, but the cause is the same: urinary incontinence. Here are the main signs you have trouble with bladder control and then what to do.
If you and your partner are considering a vasectomy, you should be aware of certain facts. It is an outpatient surgery with a low risk of complications or side effects, and it is nearly 100% effective in preventing pregnancy. One other important fact is that it is cheaper than female sterilization or the longterm costs of birth control methods for women. With those facts out of the way, let’s dig deeper about vasectomy: how it works and what to expect.
One thing that differentiates men from women is the level of testosterone a male has. Testosterone is a sexual hormone mainly produced by males, although females have some small amount. The level of testosterone is important for normal sexual development and function. How to know if you have low testosterone?
“What do I do next?” is usually the first thing a man diagnosed with prostate cancer thinks about. There are several actions you should and should not take if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer. Here are some tips for a man newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. A guide to handling your fears, questions, and treatment options.
Screening tests to detect early kidney cancer do not exist, and unfortunately, there are few if any early symptoms of this cancer. Most patients don’t notice any signs until the tumor has grown larger and begins to affect other organs. Consequently, be prepared to recognize the signs you should be tested for kidney cancer.