Male Infertility

How do you know if you have a problem with fertility? Infertility is defined as having a year or more of timed intercourse during your partner’s ovulation and still not being able to conceive. While both the man and woman’s reproductive health should be evaluated for problems, it’s likely to be a combination of both

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Men’s Cancer and World Cancer Day—Things to Be Checked by Your Urologist

February 4th is World Cancer Day This day is about making the most of preventing cancer, being knowledgeable about the disease, and taking action in the fight to prevent it. Every year, over 8 million people die from cancer. When it comes to men’s cancer such as prostate and testicular cancer, there are things you

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Meet Doctor Basrawala

Meet Dr. Zane K. Basrawala, a urologist with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas! Dr. Basrawala comes from a strong background in medical studies, specializes in several different surgeries and procedures, and is extremely knowledgeable about urological health. Let’s learn some more about Dr. Basrawala and what specialties, knowledge, and skills he brings to Urology Specialists

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Top 5 Treatments for Prostatitis

Prostatitis is a common condition that can affect men of all ages. It involves inflammation of the prostate and can be asymptomatic, although many men will experience symptoms such as frequent or painful urination. Scheduling an appointment with your urologist if you have any symptoms is vital, as acute bacterial type of prostatitis can be

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What is Prostatitis?

Prostatitis is usually an infection of the prostate that leads to inflammation. However, inflammation of the prostate can also occur with no sign of an infection. Prostatitis is common and can affect men of all ages. Let’s learn some more about prostatitis and how it affects your urinary health. Causes and Symptoms It is not

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7 Ways to Treat BPH

BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) is very common in men over forty. In fact, nearly all men will experience an enlarged prostate at some point in their later years. Some men will experience symptoms and some won’t. The symptoms of BPH include frequent urination, difficulty urinating, and feeling like you need to urinate and absolutely can’t

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3 Things to Know About Robotic Surgery

You may have heard of robotic surgery or even discussed the possibility of it with your doctor. Robotic surgery’s been approved for some time. It’s used in addition to or in place of conventional surgical methods to achieve surgeries that would be nearly impossible with conventional surgical methods. It also has some benefits and can

4 Things You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second leading killer when it comes to cancers in men in the United States. While some forms of prostate cancer are slow to progress, there are other more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, particularly in younger men. Being aware of the facts, symptoms, and tests for prostate cancer can help. Check out these four things you need to know about prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Early Detection

Early detection of prostate cancer can be crucial to its treatment success. While there are many factors that can influence prostate cancer, your risk of prostate cancer still increases as you age. In your 40s is a good time to start thinking about getting screened for prostate cancer. What should you know about early detection of prostate cancer?

What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)?

If you haven't heard of benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, chances are you will. Formerly known as prostatism, an estimated 50% of men have evidence of BPH by age 50 and 75% have it by age 80. BPH is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that can occur as men get older. It can cause bothersome urinary symptoms such as having to urinate often, urgency, difficulty starting, incomplete bladder emptying, getting up at night, and sometimes incontinence.