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What Does a Men's Physical Exam Involve?

If you’re getting ready for an appointment with your urologist, you might wonder what this physical exam involves. Keep reading to learn what you can expect and why these appointments are so important.
Feb 14th, 2024
My Urinary Incontinence Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

My Urinary Incontinence Is Embarrassing: Can You Help?

Many Americans struggle with urinary incontinence, but it doesn’t have to remain a source of embarrassment. Different treatments exist to manage urinary incontinence, and your options depend on what type you have. Keep reading to learn more.
Jan 1st, 2024
What Is Considered an Overactive Bladder?

What Is Considered an Overactive Bladder?

Are urgent trips to the bathroom leaving you wondering what’s going on? You could have an overactive bladder, which causes a strong, urgent need to use the toilet. How can you tell if you have this common condition? Keep reading to find out. 
Dec 1st, 2023
How Soon Can I Have Sex After a Vasectomy?

How Soon Can I Have Sex After a Vasectomy?

As you prepare for a vasectomy, you may wonder about your recovery period and how it may affect the intimate parts of your life. Keep reading to find out what you need to know about having sex after a vasectomy.
Nov 1st, 2023
Can Prostate Cancer Mimic UTI Symptoms?

Can Prostate Cancer Mimic UTI Symptoms?

Did you know that certain symptoms of prostate cancer can resemble those of a UTI in men? Navigating these overlapping signs can be tricky. Keep reading as we decode the similarities and discuss what to do if you’re experiencing symptoms.
Oct 1st, 2023
How Often Should You Get a PSA Test?

How Often Should You Get a PSA Test?

A PSA test is a simple blood test that screens for prostate conditions. It can even detect the earliest signs of cancer. But how often should you be getting this simple screening? Here’s what you need to know about PSA tests.
Sep 1st, 2023
Surprising Prostate Facts Many Men Don’t Know About

Surprising Prostate Facts Many Men Don’t Know About

If you’re worried about your prostate gland as you age, you’re not alone. Most men experience an enlarged prostate as they get older. Here’s a look at five facts about enlarged prostates that every man should know.
Aug 1st, 2023
Help for an Overactive Bladder

Help for an Overactive Bladder

If you find yourself making urgent trips to the bathroom, it may be due to an overactive bladder. This problem is so common that it affects 33 million American adults. If you think you may be one of them, here’s what you need to know. 
Jun 30th, 2023
Yes, You Can Beat Erectile Dysfunction

Yes, You Can Beat Erectile Dysfunction

If you struggle with erectile dysfunction, you can skip the pills and injections. With drug-free GAINSWave®, you can get back to your normal sex life without invasive procedures. Learn more about this revolutionary treatment for ED
Jun 1st, 2023
Should I Get Circumcised?

Should I Get Circumcised?

While most males who are circumcised undergo the procedure as infants, about half of American men remain uncircumcised. If you’re wondering whether this procedure is for you, keep reading to get the information you need.
May 4th, 2023
7 Hacks to Keep Your Bladder Healthy

7 Hacks to Keep Your Bladder Healthy

A healthy bladder is key for avoiding painful and serious bladder-related health issues, like infections, chronic inflammation, and even bladder cancer. Here’s a look at some helpful hacks for keeping your bladder healthy.
Apr 1st, 2023
Life After Peyronie's Disease

Life After Peyronie's Disease

It’s natural to worry about how your life may change when you’re diagnosed with Peyronie’s disease. The good news is that effective treatments exist to help you navigate this painful condition. Here’s what you need to know.
Mar 3rd, 2023
What Is the Prostate and What Can Go Wrong?

What Is the Prostate and What Can Go Wrong?

Since your prostate gland is inside your body and not something you can easily see, many men don’t fully understand it or the problems that can arise. Keep reading to learn what you need to know to protect your health.
Feb 1st, 2023
Caring for Your Newborn Boy After His Circumcision

Caring for Your Newborn Boy After His Circumcision

If you’re having your baby boy circumcised, chances are you’re concerned about how to care for him after the procedure. We have you covered. Here’s what you need to know about post-procedure care.
Jan 17th, 2023
It Hurts to Urinate: Could I Have Kidney Stones?

It Hurts to Urinate: Could I Have Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones can make urinating painful, but jumping to conclusions with your health is not a good idea. Here’s how to figure out if kidney stones could be causing your urinary discomfort.
Dec 4th, 2022
4 Causes of Erectile Dysfunction You Might Not Know

4 Causes of Erectile Dysfunction You Might Not Know

More than half of American men struggle with erectile dysfunction (ED). Since many body systems need to work together for you to get — and maintain — an erection, many different issues can cause ED. Here’s a closer look at four.
Nov 1st, 2022
 When To Seek Medical Treatment for Overactive Bladder

When To Seek Medical Treatment for Overactive Bladder

When you’re rushing to the bathroom often, it’s hard to know if it’s time to seek professional help. But your condition could be overactive bladder, a problem that affects over 33 million American men and women. Here’s what you need to know.
Oct 4th, 2022
Should My Baby Be Circumcised?

Should My Baby Be Circumcised?

Whether to get your baby circumcised is one of the first health care decisions many parents of newborn boys must make. Here’s a look at this common medical procedure and factors to consider when making your decision.
Aug 3rd, 2022
How Diabetes Can Play a Role in Erectile Dysfunction

How Diabetes Can Play a Role in Erectile Dysfunction

If you have diabetes and struggle with erectile dysfunction (ED), you’re not alone. Researchers estimate that up to 75% of men diagnosed with diabetes also suffer from sexual dysfunction. Here’s how diabetes plays a role in ED.
Jul 10th, 2022
Does a Curved Erection Mean I Have Peyronie's Disease?

Does a Curved Erection Mean I Have Peyronie's Disease?

Peyronie’s disease sometimes goes away on its own. But if you suffer from this painful condition, you may wonder when you should seek professional treatment. Here are some of the signs that it’s time to get help.
Jun 1st, 2022
What To Expect with Prostate Screening

What To Expect with Prostate Screening

Prostate screenings comprise a key component of men’s health care. From an enlarged prostate to prostate cancer, this simple exam can help diagnose different prostate conditions. Here’s what you can expect.
May 3rd, 2022
Should I Be Concerned About My Enlarged Prostate?

Should I Be Concerned About My Enlarged Prostate?

If you’ve been told you have an enlarged prostate, you’re probably wondering how worried you should be. Keep reading to learn how an enlarged prostate affects your health and the treatments available.
Apr 1st, 2022
The Link Between Depression and Erectile Dysfunction

The Link Between Depression and Erectile Dysfunction

Millions of men have erectile dysfunction, and more than a quarter of American adults suffer from depression or another mental health disorder. But you may not understand the relationship between the two. Here’s what you need to know.
Mar 1st, 2022
Is Circumcision Necessary?

Is Circumcision Necessary?

More than 70% of adult American men are circumcised. But is this surgical procedure necessary? Take a moment to learn the facts about circumcision and whether it’s something you or your son need to have.
Feb 1st, 2022
Understanding the Signs of Bladder Cancer

Understanding the Signs of Bladder Cancer

Do you notice unusual symptoms when you visit the restroom, like pain while urinating or blood in the toilet? These symptoms usually indicate an infection, but they can also be a sign of something more serious, like bladder cancer.
Jan 4th, 2022
Recovering from a Vasectomy: What to Expect

Recovering from a Vasectomy: What to Expect

If you’re sure you don’t want to have children now or in the future, a vasectomy is a safe, quick, and effective procedure with a lifetime of benefits. Take a moment to learn more about what you can expect as you recover.
Dec 1st, 2021
Is an Enlarged Prostate Dangerous?

Is an Enlarged Prostate Dangerous?

As they get older, many men experience the symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate. If you’re wondering about this condition and whether it poses a risk to your health, keep reading.
Nov 1st, 2021
5 Causes of Frequent Urination

5 Causes of Frequent Urination

Do you find yourself running to the bathroom more than normal and wonder why? If you’re running to the bathroom more than eight times a day, take a moment to learn more about frequent urination and some of the causes.
Oct 1st, 2021
Painful Erections: What You Need to Know

Painful Erections: What You Need to Know

Painful erections are never normal, but different conditions can trigger your symptoms. Take a moment to learn what you need to know about painful erections and the treatments available to help.
Sep 1st, 2021
What Could be Causing Your Recurrent Kidney Stones?

What Could be Causing Your Recurrent Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones are extremely uncomfortable and sometimes painful enough to send you to the emergency room. The only thing worse than a kidney stone is getting recurrent kidney stones. Learn what might be causing yours.
Aug 2nd, 2021

What Is an Overactive Bladder?

Are you struggling with sudden urges to urinate that disrupt your day and affect your quality of life? You may have a condition called overactive bladder. Here’s what you need to know about this common condition.
Jul 6th, 2021

5 Signs of Bladder Cancer

Have you noticed worrisome urinary tract symptoms, like blood in your urine or an urge to urinate more frequently? Take a moment to learn about the early signs of bladder cancer and what you can do if you experience them.
May 14th, 2021

How GAINSWave® Can Treat Your Erectile Dysfunction

Imagine treating your erectile dysfunction without pills or injections. Now you can with noninvasive, drug-free GAINSWave®. Take a moment and learn how this innovative treatment uses acoustic waves to treat ED.
Apr 13th, 2021

Everything You Should Know About Circumcision

When you have a baby boy, one of the first decisions you need to make is whether to have your baby circumcised. Take a moment to learn what you need to know about this medical procedure.
Jan 24th, 2021

Is Urinary Incontinence Normal?

Leaking even small amounts of urine can lead to big-time embarrassment and frustration. If you’re leaking urine and wondering if it’s normal or if something more serious is going on, read on to learn more about urinary incontinence.
Dec 14th, 2020

What Can I Do to Help Prevent Kidney Stones?

No one wants to suffer through the pain of kidney stones, and if you’ve had one before, the chances of getting another increase. The good news is you can take steps to reduce their development. Keep reading to learn more.
Nov 9th, 2020

Myths and Facts About Erectile Dysfunction

It’s true that millions of American men struggle with erectile dysfunction. Unfortunately, much of what you read or hear about ED might not be true. Take a moment to learn the truth about this common men’s health condition.
Oct 20th, 2020

Five Reasons to Consider a Vasectomy

At Urology Associates, we support all family planning decisions, including the decision to end male fertility. When you’re done having children or don’t plan on having any, a vasectomy provides a simple solution.
Sep 30th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

What Can Help With My Low Testosterone?

If you’ve been diagnosed with or think you have low testosterone, you may be wondering how to get relief from your symptoms. Read on to learn more about low T and the treatment options.
Feb 10th, 2021