Top 3 Treatments for Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is one of the least common cancers among men; however, this doesn’t mean it’s not important to be aware of the signs and symptoms. Enlarged testes or a lump in one or both testes are both signs of testicular cancer. Symptoms also include breast tenderness or pain in the testes. If you’re diagnosed

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Top 3 Questions to Ask Your Urologist

Visiting a urologist can make some people a little anxious, but urologists are doctors just like any other doctor—they’re there to help you overcome your health problems, ensure you’re healthy and live your best life. That being said, it’s best to be prepared when visiting your urologist, whether you’re going in for a regular checkup or

Tips to Recover from a Vasectomy

Congratulations! You just had a vasectomy, and you and your partner are looking forward to a future free of worries about mood-wrecking, less reliable forms of contraception. But for now, you are in pain, and your body needs time to rest and heal from the procedure. Here are a few tips to help you recover from your recent vasectomy:

10 Things You Need to Know About Getting a Vasectomy

Are you considering a vasectomy procedure? A relatively minor outpatient surgical procedure that results in a birth control method with an over 99% effectiveness rate, a vasectomy can be a great alternative to other more cumbersome, less effective forms of birth control. However, before you make your decision, you probably have some questions about what

Meet Our Urology Specialists

Urology Specialists of the Carolinas has 16 expert Urologists ready to serve you. To celebrate National Doctors Day, this article features our doctors, and shares information about each of their educations and specialties: Zane K. Basrawala, MD: Dr. Basrawala graduated from medical school at UNC School of Medicine. His specialities include laparoscopy, cancer, minimally invasive,

What to Expect After Vasectomy Surgery

We’ve all heard the stories of guys sitting around for the day with a bag of frozen peas strategically placed on their groin area. While that conjures an interesting image, what’s the real story? What can you expect after you’ve had a vasectomy? Vasectomy Procedure First, the good news is that vasectomy surgery is a

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First Visit to the Urologist? Here’s What to Expect

A urologist treats conditions related to the male reproductive organs and male and female urinary tracts. Seeing one doesn’t have to be intimidating or embarrassing. As with any medical visit, be prepared. This is the best way to make sure you get the most out of your time. When your Urologist has complete information, he

6 FAQ’s About Vasectomies

If you and your partner consider yourselves finished having children, then the topic of a vasectomy may come up in conversation. As an extremely effective form of birth control, the vasectomy is the choice of many couples who consider their families complete. Here are the answers to some common questions that men have when they

Alternatives to a Vasectomy

You and your partner have discussed it at length, and decided that your family is complete. No more babies! So, what are your best birth control options? The vasectomy is one of many types of birth control to be considered when you want to be sexually active but don’t want to have children. Here are

5 Vasectomy Recovery Tips

Most men are back at work within a few days of having a vasectomy, but full recovery does take a little longer than a few days. In the weeks following a vasectomy some extra personal care and attention to hygiene will be necessary. The following tips will assist your recovery and ensure that your life