When Should a Man See a Urologist?

Urology is a medical specialty that focuses on treating problems with the urinary tract in both men and women, as well as reproductive health in men. Your urinary tract includes your kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra, and it’s responsible for making, storing, and ridding your body of urine. The male reproductive system includes your penis, testes, scrotum, and prostate. 

 

Dr. Floyd Seskin specializes in problems associated with your urinary tract and male reproductivity. You may need to see him for anything from bladder problems to prostate issues. Here we outline a few reasons you may need an appointment with Dr. Seskin. 

Age matters

 

As you get older, the likelihood that you’re going to need the services of a urologist increases drastically. The Prostate Cancer Foundation recommends prostate exams begin at the age of 50. 

 

By the time you’re 65 years old, you’re probably experiencing lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Those symptoms can vary from slowing your urine stream to having to get up during the night to urinate. 

 

Erectile dysfunction can be a urology problem

 

There are several potential causes of erectile dysfunction (ED), and some are quite serious. For example, ED can be a symptom of vascular disease. It’s a good idea to make sure everything is functioning properly before deciding your ED is due to stress or has a psychological trigger.

 

Since urologists specialize in treating male reproductive issues, ED certainly falls within Dr. Seskin’s area of expertise. If you feel uncomfortable discussing your symptoms, remember that it may well be a medical issue that can be treated. 

 

 

Incontinence

 

Women tend to experience incontinence, or urine leaking, more often than men, but it certainly happens to men. It’s uncomfortable and can be embarrassing, but there are many effective treatment options. 

 

Incontinence indicates there’s a problem with your urinary tract. Your bladder may be contracting at the wrong time, the muscles around your urethra may be damaged or weaker than they need to be, or there could be something blocking the flow of urine in your urethra, among other potential causes. The bottom line is that you should get it checked out. 

Other problems

 

If you see blood in your urine, feel a lump in one of your testicles, have difficulties urinating, or something else seems wrong when it comes to urinating or having sex, you should book an appointment with Dr. Seskin. Many men are uncomfortable talking about these problems, but it’s Dr. Seskin’s specialty, so you can describe your problem with confidence that he has the skills to help. 


It’s easy to schedule an appointment at Seskin Urology. Simply call 305-792-6905 between 8:30am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, and we’ll be happy to book your appointment.

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