There are several health risks that particularly affect men. To help men manage and maintain their sexual, reproductive, and overall health, the team at the Urology Specialist Group in Hialeah and Miami Lakes, Florida, offer a number of essential men’s health services. To receive an evaluation of your health if you’re in the greater Miami or Fort Lauderdale areas of South Florida, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.
A well-male exam, or a men’s annual physical, is an evaluation performed by your doctor to get a snapshot of your overall health, including your reproductive and sexual health. In addition to the evaluation of your vitals and your physical and mental well-being, annual physicals can also include a testicular exam, hernia exam, and prostate exam.
A prostate exam most commonly refers to a digital rectal examination (DRE). During this exam, your doctor inserts a gloved and lubricated finger into your rectum to feel for any lumps or abnormalities near the prostate. Other forms of prostate exams include a prostate ultrasound and prostate biopsy.
There are a number of health risks that particularly affect men. Being aware of these risks can help you make better lifestyle choices to maintain your health. Some of the biggest health risks for men include:
Most of these risks can be managed with a healthy diet and active lifestyle. Conditions like heart disease and high blood pressure are some of the biggest contributors to strokes.
The urologists at the Urology Specialist Group specialize in a number men’s health services, providing treatment for conditions such as:
Treatment for erectile dysfunction can include hormone therapy, medication, and penis pumps. The team also specializes in highly effective three-piece penile implants.
Low testosterone can be the result of a number of underlying conditions. Your doctor at the Urology Specialist Group works with you to uncover the cause of your hormonal imbalance and gets you started on the right treatment.
For patients experiencing complications due to an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH, the team offers in-house prostate channel opening.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer affecting men. The team at the Urology Specialist Group provides personalized treatment plans for managing and treating your condition.
Urology Specialist Group can also perform a vasectomy if you’re sure you no longer wish to have children.
If you’d like to learn more about the men’s health services available at the Urology Specialist Group, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.