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Frequently Asked Vasectomy Questions

Frequently Asked Vasectomy Questions

by Shearly (SU)
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure for permanent male birth control. Every year, over half a million men in the United States undergo a vasectomy, making it the most common urological medical procedure in America. It is also a highly effective method of birth control. Typically performed as an outpatient procedure, a vasectomy involves the cutting of the vas deferens (which supply sperm from the testicles to the penis). As with any surgical procedure, the process surrounding having a vasectomy can leave a patient with many questions. Being well informed and ready for your procedure goes a long way towards being comfortable with your decision and the process involved.

Surprising Things a Urologist Can Help With

Surprising Things a Urologist Can Help With

by Shearly (SU)
Urologists are highly trained specialists that diagnose and treat disorders of the genitourinary system, which includes the kidneys, bladder, adrenal glands, urethra and reproductive organs. Many people know that urologists treat prostrate issues in men, but they may not know that a urologist can also help with both male and female infertility. In some cases, a woman may also need to see a urogynecologist (for conditions affecting the bladder and female fertility such as a pelvic organ prolapse), although a urologist is qualified to render care for both sexes.