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Urology and Andrology

 

Visiting urologist-andrologist

 

Andrologist is a specialized doctor dealing with diagnosing and treatment of male urinogenital diseases. Pathologies can have both inflammatory and non-inflammatory characteristics.

 

His professional objectives include such problems with male health as:

  • Infertility,
  • Climax (age extinction of male sexual functions),
  • Inflammatory processes of urinogenital system,
  • Sexological and psycho-emotional deviations,
  • Pathological ejaculation dysfunction,
  • Erection abnormality,
  • Ipogonadism (different situations conditioned with insufficient activity of male glands).

 

What diseases does the andrologist treat?

 

Andrological diseases:

  • Prepuce and balanus inflammation,
  • Urethritis;
  • Prostatitis;
  • Sexually transmitted diseases,
  • Adenoma;
  • Benignant hyperplasia of prostate,
  • Male infertility (all forms);
  • Papillomas, condylomas;
  • Scrotum traumas;
  • Hipogonadism (shortage of testosterone generation);
  • Orchoepididymis (testicle and epididymis inflammation).

 

Sexual Problems:

  • Impotence;
  • Erectile dysfunctions (libido and orgasm weakening, premature ejaculation, insufficient erection);
  • Androgenic deficit (shortage of testosterone);
  • Pathologies of penis etc.

 

 Urological diseases:

  • Priapism;
  • Penis fracture;
  • Scrotum diseases;
  • Short frenulum pathologies;
  • Balanopostitis (prepuce acute inflammation);
  • Orchitis (testicle inflammation);
  • Epydidymis (epydidymis inflammation);
  • Urethritis (inflammation of urethra).

 

How to get ready for the visit?

 

Before visiting andrologist you should clarify the issue you’re going to consult about. Reasons for mandatory visit to adrologist are following:

  • Continuous childless marriage (one year and more);
  • Loss or weakening of sexual desire;
  • Problems with potency;
  • Ejaculation abnormality (its absence, sickliness, acceleration, difficulties of ejaculation);
  • Issues of safe sex and family planning;
  • Symptoms proving inflammation of urinogenital system.

 

That’s followed by a registration for a reception. That should be done through phone call or visit to the registration desk. When getting prepared for the consultation with the doctor you should quite drinking alcohol and smoking. They can have negative impact on the results of examinations. You should also take care of personal hygiene and avoid sexual acts 3-5 days prior to the reception. Otherwise it will have negative impact on the quality of ejaculate,

 

How does the consultation pass?

 

That starts from questioning and compiling anamnesis. Those are answers to medic’s questions on problems you want to solve. That’s how the detailed picture of the disease is clarified. That is followed by a medical examination if necessary. Everything depends on the reason of visiting andrologist.

 

Based on the results of conversation the medic assigns a series of tests and examinations. They can include:

  • PCR examination (20 sexual infections – papilloma visures, ureaplasma, micoplasma, chlamidia etc);
  • Coagulogramma (blood coagulability test);
  • Cystoscopy;
  • Urethroscopy;
  • Doppler examination of penis vessels;
  • Doppler examination of scrotum vessels;
  • Pelvic ultrasound with rectal and abdominal sensors;
  • МАР-test;
  • Spermogramma;
  • Biochemical and clinical test of blood;
  • Blood test for oncomarkers and hormones;
  • Blood test for hepatitis, HIV and syphilis;
  • Definition of immune status
  • Bacterial inoculation of prostate secretion and urethral discharge.

 

When the results are ready patient will pass another consultation. Based on received data andrologist will define the diagnosis and assign treatment. That may pass under periodical supervision. 

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