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Post-operative instruction; Vasectomy

Vasectomy is a permanent male contraceptive day-care operation which consumed duration times around 1 hour. It was more than just intraoperative technique; postoperative management is also an important method to make successful outcome in contraceptive aspect. This topic will show you how to take care yourself during postoperative period. Vasectomy Postoperative instructions Within one weekContinue reading “Post-operative instruction; Vasectomy”

BPH Dual oral therapies: Mechanism and their side effects

As we all know that Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a degenerative changed of prostate gland which all gentlemen cannot be escaped when we’re getting older. There was a report on epidemiology as following. 42% of gentlemen, ages from 51 to 60. > 70% of gentlemen, ages from 61 to 70. Almost 90% of gentlemenContinue reading “BPH Dual oral therapies: Mechanism and their side effects”

Transient Urinary Retention: Management

Urinary retention is a common complaint at my Urology office. Urinary retention being defined as the acute retention of urine, affects millions of people all over the world with the prevalence increasing in elderly. Patients more likely terrifying with their first episode of retention and trying to seek a medical profession for specific treatment. GoodContinue reading “Transient Urinary Retention: Management”

Peyronie Disease: Abnormal curvature of penis

Peyronie’s disease (PD) is defined as an abnormal curvature in the erection of penis conditions. It is a non-malignant disorder of the penis, and it was being first described by Francois Gigot de la Peyronie, French MD in 1749. Underreported due to the embarrassment of this condition, Peyronie’s disease is thought to be affected moreContinue reading “Peyronie Disease: Abnormal curvature of penis”

Urethral stricture: narrowing of urethral lumen

Urethral stricture is a common presentation symptom at my Urology office. It is defined as a narrowing of a segment of the urethra. There was a report from US showing 0.9% incidence among men that will dramatically increasing after age 65. The etiology of urethral stricture can be divided into 4 major causes. Idiopathic 33%Continue reading “Urethral stricture: narrowing of urethral lumen”

What should you do if you got a High PSA blood test?

PSA or Prostate-specific antigen is one of the most common laboratory tests included in elderly male health checkup package. Lots of gentlemen who get High PSA blood test will get more often to see me up at my office for counseling. In this topic, we’re going to discuss about what you should do when youContinue reading “What should you do if you got a High PSA blood test?”

Post TRUS – prostate biopsy patient’s instruction

In 1989, the first ever (TRUS) or Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided prostate biopsy was introduced to the world. Since then and now, the TRUS biopsy still the only way for the confirmation diagnosis of the prostate cancer while more than 4 million procedures are being performed worldwide through the years. In this content we’re going to discussContinue reading “Post TRUS – prostate biopsy patient’s instruction”

Urge incontinence (UI): Urine leaking before getting to toilet

The definition of Urge incontinence is a sudden sense of urinating which is very difficult to hold it, causing some urine leaking for sometimes. The etiology of Urge incontinence can be categorized for 3 major causes. Overactivity of bladder muscle – Bladder is like water-pump its function is to contract all urine out of theContinue reading “Urge incontinence (UI): Urine leaking before getting to toilet”

Stress urinary incontinence: The embarrassing symptom

Stress incontinence (SUI) is an involuntary sudden urine loss related with the increasing of intra-abdominal pressure. SUI extremely affects patient’s quality of life by making them lack self-confidence in social interacting because of the pungent smell of the urine deriving very closely to their noses. The patients will always come to Urology office accompanied withContinue reading “Stress urinary incontinence: The embarrassing symptom”

Urinary frequency in Children

Children as well as adults have been visited my Urology office. There’s one symptom that very commonly complaint in pediatric patients, and that is “Child urinary frequency”. The urinary frequency normally concomitant with urinary urgency, in medical professional categorized them as a syndrome called Overactive bladder syndrome (OAB). This syndrome OAB has been reported perhapsContinue reading “Urinary frequency in Children”

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