Murray Hill Urology PC
Urologists located in Midtown, New York, NY
Men need to sustain good overall and urologic health in order for their bodies to perform at their best. At Murray Hill Urology, Manhattan area and New York City, NY patients can receive exams, treatment, and consultations from our expert urologists.
Men's Health Q&A
What Happens During a Male’s Physical Exam?
A yearly physical exam for men can include a:
- Testicular exam: the physician can check each testicle for lumps, tenderness, or fluctuations in size. Most men with testicular cancer observe a growth before going to the doctor.
- Hernia exam: this test checks for a weakness in the abdominal wall, between the scrotum and intestines.
- Penis exam: the physician may be able to observe evidence of a sexually transmitted infection such as warts or discharge from the penis.
- Prostate exam: a digital rectal exam allows the doctor to feel the prostate for the size and presence of any suspicious lumps.
What Can Men Do to Ensure Good Overall Health?
Though a yearly checkup may not be needed, men do need to look out for particular conditions as they grow older. It is also important that tests be performed regularly for:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Colorectal cancer
Immunizations will also be important and depending on your family history. You may need additional screenings each year, sometimes more frequently. Some additional screenings may be required including:
- Prostate cancer
- Skin cancer
- Testicular cancer
Why is Urologic Health Important for Men?
Urologic diseas affects a person’s system for processing and transporting urine. It can cause an array of health issues. In men, urologic disease can affect the urinary tract in addition to the reproductive organs. When the urinary tract is not functioning properly, it can cause several health issues such as:
- Kidney stones
- Prostate cancer
- Interstitial cystitis
- Overactive bladder
- Urinary tract infections
- Erectile Dysfunction
Can a Urologist Help with Sexual Dysfunction?
When it comes to erectile dysfunction, a urologist can be a great help for men. Many men are affected by erectile dysfunction and since a urologist is a physician specially trained in urologic health and the reproductive organs, the physician will be able to identify the causes of the dysfunction and ensure that the correct treatment is employed.
Commonly Accepted Insurances
If you do not see your plan listed please call the office the staff will be happy to verify coverage. Even if you do not have insurance we can try to work something out.