When Should You Consult With An Andrologist?
What is andrology?
Andrology is a specialty that concerns the male reproductive system. It is the equivalent of gynecology. Andrology is a subspecialty of Urology dealing with male infertility and men’s sexual health.
How is an andrologist different from a sexologist?
An andrologist is consulted for the medical and surgical management of male sexual and infertility issues. Counselling sessions for these concerns, should they be required, are provided by psychiatrists/psychologists trained in sexual health.
When should you consult an andrologist?
Generally speaking, you should consult with an andrologist for anything concerning the internal and external male reproductive system.
Here are some conditions that Andrologists commonly treat:
- Organic Erectile dysfunction
- Ejaculatory problems: premature ejaculation, anejaculation, retrograde ejaculation
- Infertility (unable to conceive) due to a male factor
- Phimosis and paraphimosis
- Peyronie’s disease (bent penis)
- Penile and testicular cancer
- Testicular torsion
- Testosterone hormone deficiency: low libido, poor bone health
- Buried or small penis
If you may be experiencing any discomfort in any of the male reproductive organs or system, you should consult with an andrologist. There are many myths (Read More) surrounding sexual and reproductive health, and following them is not the answer. Consulting with a professional will allow for the proper diagnosis to be determined. This will help the doctors decide on an accurate treatment plan based on the cause of your symptoms. There is always a method to effective results.
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