After a prostate cancer diagnosis, there can be a lot of information to take in. The path you and Dr. Siddiq decide to take for treatment depends on certain factors including the stage of the cancer, your age, and your prostate-specific antigen test result, among others.
Testosterone is an important hormone for men. It plays a role in sexual health, hair growth and emotions. A decrease in testosterone is normal as men age. However, it can affect men of every age. Below are the most common warning signs of low testosterone: Continue reading “Warning Signs of Low Testosterone”
Approximately 30 million men in the United States suffer from erectile dysfunction. Even though age is the main reason for men having the inability to get an erection, there are a few surprising causes of ED.
Kidney stones are collections of salt and mineral in the urine. Though they aren’t a serious condition, kidney stones can cause severe pain. If you’re prone to kidney stones, avoid the following foods:
Circumcision is a surgical procedure to remove the skin at the tip of the penis, or the foreskin. The foreskin contains nerves, blood vessels and muscles to protect the rounded tip of the penis. When a boy is first born, the foreskin is stuck to the penis. At this point, the parents of the child might choose circumcision.
A vasectomy is considered a permanent form of birth control. However, it is possible to have a vasectomy reversal if you decide you want to be fertile. Continue reading “Vasectomy Reversal Success Rates”
Dr. Siddiq is a board-certified urologist with fellowship training in endourology, laparoscopy and robotic surgery. Dr. Siddiq routinely performs laparoscopic and robotic surgery for kidney and prostate cancer and has extensive experience in the field. He has also been a pioneer in minimally invasive urology in Louisiana. Dr.Siddiq’s interest in medicine and surgery began at a very young age and he provides the highest level of personal care to his patients.
The color, density and scent of your urine can reveal a lot about your health. While a lot of urine changes are caused by nothing more than dehydration or medications, some urine changes can be caused by a serious, underlying condition. Here are the different urine colors and what they say about your health:
If you’re a woman who suffers from a leaky bladder, or urinary incontinence, you know how frustrating it can be. Fortunately, you can seek help from a urologist or urogynecologist.