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September 15, 2021

Genetic Testing for Prostate Cancer

Normal cells become cancer cells (malignant cells) when mutations in the DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) sequence of a gene transform cells into a growing and destructive version of their former selves. These abnormal cells can then divide and multiply without control. Although DNA mutations can be inherited, it is much more…

August 19, 2021

What is a PSA? Why Men Should Get Screened for Prostate Cancer

What is PSA?

PSA (prostate specific antigen) is a chemical produced by the prostate gland. It functions to liquefy semen following ejaculation, aiding the transit of sperm to the egg. A small amount of PSA filtrates from the prostate into the blood circulation and can be measured by a…

November 23, 2020

7 Symptoms of Enlarged Prostate (BPH)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is the enlargement of the prostate gland. About half of men over age 75 will experience symptoms of BPH. BPH is a very minor condition and is not related to prostate cancer. However, symptoms can cause discomfort and be inconvenient.

What Is BPH…
October 26, 2020

9 Treatment Tactics to Overcome Premature Ejaculation

Premature Ejaculation (PE) is a condition in which sexual climax occurs before, upon, or shortly after vaginal penetration, prior to one’s desire to do so, with minimal voluntary control. It is the most common form of male sexual dysfunction.

The key features are:

Brief time to ejaculation (often less than…
October 12, 2020

Do I Have Low Testosterone? 24 Questions Answered By A Urologist

Written by Dr. Andrew Siegel

There has been an “epidemic” of a clinical syndrome based on low testosterone levels. There is no subject rife with more confusion and misinformation than testosterone deficiency and its treatment. Hopefully, the following 24 questions and answers, pulled from those commonly asked by my patients…

August 7, 2020

Dr. Sanjay Kasturi Designated as Urolift® Center of Excellence

We’re proud to announce that the New Jersey Urology office of Dr. Sanjay Kasturi in Vineland, NJ, has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr. Kasturi has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift® System and demonstrated…

February 24, 2020

The Prostate Gland: Man’s Center of Gravity

The prostate gland is a mysterious male reproductive organ that can be a source of curiosity, anxiety, fear and potential trouble. Since this gland is a midline organ nestled deep within the pelvis, I like to think of it as man’s “center of gravity.”

Where exactly is the prostate…

February 3, 2020

Male Sexual Dysfunction: A Predictor of Heart Disease

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) serves as a good proxy for cardiac and general health. The presence of ED is as much of a predictor of heart disease as is a strong family history, tobacco smoking, or elevated cholesterol!

All fat is not created equal.

Having some fat on our bodies…

December 9, 2019

6 Surprising Risk Factors for Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Having problems with erections from time to time is common and shouldn’t be cause for concern. However, if these problems become progressively worse or happen routinely with sex, you may want to speak with your doctor about erectile dysfunction (ED). Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, is the inability to develop and…

November 25, 2019

5 Common Vasectomy Myths Debunked by Urologists

According to the Urology Care Foundation, more than 500,000 men in the U.S. choose vasectomy for birth control each year. But is it right for you? Because it’s a permanent form of birth control, many men have questions or concerns before having a vasectomy. This is normal and…

November 4, 2019

Ejaculation: What to Expect As You Age

There is little written on ejaculatory issues aside from timing problems (premature and delayed ejaculation) and hematospermia (blood in the semen). However, not a day goes by in my urology practice where I do not see at least several patients who complain about declining ejaculation function.

What does the…

October 21, 2019

Peyronie's Disease: Causes and Treatment Options

Peyronie’s Disease is an inflammatory condition of the penis that causes penile curvature and an uncomfortable or painful erection that can dramatically interfere with one’s sexual health. It’s not uncommon, with more than 120,000 cases per year in the USA (only a small fraction of cases are actually treated.) Although…

October 14, 2019

Hydrocele: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

What is a hydrocele?

A hydrocele is an accumulation of fluid within the sac that surrounds the testicle, resulting in ballooning and enlargement of the scrotum. It can vary in size from just slightly bigger than the actual testes to larger than a cantaloupe.

Each testicle is surrounded by…

September 30, 2019

What Causes Chronic Testicular Pain?

Orchialgia is the medical term for chronic testicular pain, defined as constant or intermittent pain in the testicles, lasting for three or more months and interfering with one’s quality of life. It’s not an uncommon problem for men of all ages, but it is seen more frequently in young adults. It…

September 16, 2019

6 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could prevent prostate cancer? Unfortunately, we’re not there yet—but we do have an understanding of what measures can be taken to help reduce your risk of developing prostate cancer. One way is through a blood test to determine the prostate specific antigen…

September 9, 2019

Prostate Cancer: Risk Factors and Treatment Options

After a prostate cancer diagnosis, there can be a lot of information to take in. The path you and your doctor decide to take for treatment depends on certain factors including the stage of the cancer, your age, and your prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test results, among others.

Risk…

August 26, 2019

What to Expect After Adult Circumcision

What is a circumcision?

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin. The procedure takes about thirty minutes and is performed under general anesthesia. The entire foreskin is removed using an incision just behind the head of the penis. This leaves the head of the penis completely exposed. Local…

November 12, 2018

Is This Normal? 10 Common Penile “Flaws” You May Have

A penis is a special organ—a man’s joy, if not pride—and certainly one of his most prized, appreciated and cherished possessions, to which he has a significant attachment. As multifunctional as a Swiss Army knife, it allows him to stand to urinate (an undervalued capability), rises and firms to the…

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