Feeling like you have to pee right after you pee

“Feeling like you have to pee right after you pee” is also called frequent urination or pollakiuria. A frequent patient complaint regarding this topic is: “is it normal to pee every 2 hours?”. The average bladder usually fills up until 300-400 ml before feeling the urge to visit the bathroom. While it is normal to […]

How to deal with renal colic in 2 steps

Renal colic starts as a middle back-sided pain radiating through the flank, inguinal area and scrotum (labia majora in females). The pain is acute, sudden and with variable intensity. You will not find a position in which you feel less pain. It is a situation that requires immediate pain treatment and intravenous painkiller infusion. Sudden […]

Weight-loss Surgery and Erectile Dysfunction

One of the first recommendations to an obese patient coming to my office complaining about Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is to lose weight. No matter how to get it done. There is strong scientific support for significant improvement of ED in those patients that normalize their body weight and then their BMI (Body Mass Index). However, […]

High Uric Acid: Easy Healthy Diet For A Safe Lifestyle

Uric Acid is a byproduct of the metabolism of purines that are found in many food items. After digestion, the uric acid is released in the blood and eliminated in the urine through kidney filtration. When the dietary intake of food containing purines is higher (excessive diet intake), or the filtration capacity of the kidneys […]

How to prevent UTI: what women have to know

Recurrent UTI (or cystitis) might be so negatively impacting the quality of life. In some cases, these unlucky female patients need to be treated with multiple courses of antibiotics. Prevent UTI is possible by following some simple tricks: 1. Reduce the bacterial count in the area around the anus after bowel movements Use a bidet […]

Treatment of Peyronie’s Disease

Treatment of Peyronie’s disease does differ if we consider the acute active stage (when the penile curvature is still potentially progressive) or the late stage (the disease is no longer progressive). We offer non-surgical treatments for patients in the acute active stage while we indicate surgery as a treatment of significant stable penile curvature impacting […]