The urinary system is a complex network of tubes and organs. Many people think its sole purpose is to get rid of waste, but the urinary system also regulates blood volume, pressure, and PH and controls key electrolytes.
A urologist also deals with the male reproductive system and helps diagnose male fertility problems, issues with the prostate and testicles, and sexual dysfunction. With sperm counts continually declining across the west,2 more and more men are in need of urologists.
Conditions and diseases affecting the male reproductive system and the urinary system are more common than you might expect. Since there is a stigma around discussing issues of the urinary and reproductive systems,3 people who are suffering from certain conditions might not be aware of just how common they are. Here are some statistics about health conditions regularly treated by our team of urologists.
The techniques are generally fast, effective, and painless — with the exception of the minimal pain imposed at the site of injection in the instance of nuclear medicine.
If you’re suffering from one of the conditions mentioned, or suspect you may have a condition affecting the male reproductive system, urinary tract, or kidneys, our urologist is here to listen. From treatment for urinary tract infections (UTIs) to kidney cancer treatment, urologists have a particularly broad remit, and work efficiently to diagnose and get started with effective treatment.
Here is a more comprehensive list of some of the conditions we treat at our clinic:
At Parkchester Medical, we believe everyone deserves to make informed decisions about their health and their bodies so they can live their lives optimally. Many people tolerate conditions such as overactive bladders, believing them to be a normal part of aging, but in many cases, there are medical and surgical treatments available to improve your quality of life and productivity. If you believe you could benefit from seeing a urologist, the Bronx is home to specialists who can inform you of your options.