“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.
No matter who is doing the talking and who is doing the listening, having the vasectomy talk is rife with awkwardness and pitfalls. Most times it is the female trying to get her man to undergo the procedure, so it is better to have all your facts and talking points in order. Then start slowly. Here are some tips on how to have the vasectomy talk and what to emphasize.
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.
Do you know that prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men next to skin cancer? Do you know that the prostate is a vital part of a man’s reproductive system? Do you know men can have both benign and cancerous growths in the prostate gland? Most importantly, do you know the five warning signs of prostate cancer? Every man should know when to take action.
When is it time to consider a penile implant for erectile dysfunction? If you are tired of taking medications and waiting for them to work, frustrated that they limit your spontaneity, and you want something that is a more permanent solution to erectile dysfunction, you may have your answer. It might be now.
As men get older, many suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. This condition results in multiple symptoms. In particular, can BPH affect your sex life?
They say, “With age comes wisdom.” If that is truly the case, with prostate cancer, men should understand when and why a man should be screened. If you’re not sure about the importance of screening, keep reading.
Many of us are aware that the dark yellow color of urine is a sign that we need to drink more water every day, but are you aware of what to do if you notice blood in your urine?
If you notice blood in your urine it can be a cause for concern. The urologists at Siouxland Urology recommend that you always schedule an evaluation, as it could be due to a condition that needs treatment.
Early in the COVID pandemic, cancer screening centers and outpatient offices were closed. At the same time elective medical procedures were put on hold and suspended to better prioritize urgent care. That is no longer the case, so if you were one of those who had a screening delayed, here are the reasons why you shouldn’t put off cancer screenings during the pandemic even one more day.
It can be the “elephant in the room” if you are having trouble with erectile dysfunction, even in your doctor’s office. It is a hard subject (pun intended) to bring up and discuss, but it’s more than just sex. Here’s why you should seek treatment for erectile dysfunction.