Why Should a Man See a Urologist?

Some urologists treat both women and men, but they may also specialize in male reproductive health and a wide variety of issu

A urologist who specializes in men’s health has a diverse set of skills. They’re trained and experienced in treating an enlarged prostate to problems with erectile dysfunction to fertility concerns, and much more.

Dr. Mike Hsieh is a board-certified urologist who specializes in men’s health. His thriving, top-rated practice is in La Jolla, California, at the Men’s Health Center at the University of California at San Diego, where he also serves as director. He’s well known for his medical and surgical skills and is much appreciated for his patient-first approach to medicine.

This highly qualified expert is happy to provide information about why and when you should consider seeing a urologist.

The benefits of seeing a urologist

Like any medical specialist, a urologist has the necessary training and experience to focus on certain primary systems in your body. A urologist who specializes in men’s health takes advantage of the latest medical research and technology to diagnose and treat diseases related to male sexual dysfunction, urinary tract disorders, and fertility issues.

Dr. Hsieh, for instance, is skilled at diagnosing your condition and can also provide treatment that may include anything from medication to correct a hormone imbalance or surgery to reverse a vasectomy.

What specific conditions does a urologist treat?

Symptoms that may indicate the need to see a urologist who specializes in men’s health include:

Conditions that fall under a urologist’s care include:

It’s probably safe to assume that just about any condition or symptom related to your reproductive and/or urinary tract health benefits from a urologist’s care.

What causes male infertility?

Male infertility may be related to abnormal sperm production or problems with delivery of sperm.

Abnormal sperm production refers to both the quantity and quality of the sperm. Problems may be linked to:

Problems with the delivery of sperm may be caused by:

Exposure to certain environmental pollutants, high temperatures found in hot tubs, and cancer treatments can also affect sperm production and delivery. Dr. Hsieh and his team are well known for their successful treatment of male infertility.

For the highest-quality urological care that’s focused on men’s health and delivered in an environment that puts the patient first, schedule a visit today with Dr. Mike Hsieh. Call the office or request an appointment online.

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