How do you choose a specialist doctor?

+-*It is curious that in health, we usually pay attention to intangible elements such as comments from people we know. Criteria like “he/she has been highly recommended”, “my neighbour is doing great after seeing them”, or even “that clinic is just closer to home,” are frequently hailed as valid reasons upon which we choose the…

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Why should I check my prostate?

+-*Usually, teenage girls inaugurate their gynaecologist appointments when they have their first menstruation and keep up a yearly medical check-up. However, when it comes to men, it is customary in our clinics to receive adults of 30, 40 or even 50 years old have never visited an urologist ever. Booking a medical appointment foreshadows the…

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How to solve 4 common male sexual problems

+-*Fortunately, speaking of sex has become less of a taboo and more accessible to everyone. Although practically no man will acknowledge suffering a sexual problem more than 10% of them suffer sexual problems at some point in their lives. As with any other health issue, the logical thing is to seek professional help. In this…

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Intracavernous injections for premature ejaculation: Do they work?

+-*Premature ejaculation (P. E.) is a sexual problem that affects many more men than you would expect. Men suffer this pathology in silence and with much shame, which considerably delays the decision to look for professional help. Although there are several treatment options to solve premature ejaculation effectively, more than half of men suffering from…

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Urolift: an effective and safe system for BPH

+-*Many men suffering from prostate problems delay undergoing surgical treatment to avoid the unwanted side effects that appear in some cases, like retrograde ejaculation or even erectile dysfunction. This fear is quite logical but today, thanks to the Urolift technique, we can remove these fears and offer the patient a new, effective and safe technique…

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We are celebrating!

+-*The Rosselló Medical Institute receives the first distinction in Spain as “Center of Excellence for Penile Prosthesis Surgery.” Penile prosthesis is the ultimate solution for patients suffering from severe erectile dysfunction, and to whom drugs are ineffective or contraindicated. Around 400 penile prosthesis are placed in Spain. Dr S. Wilson, North American urologist with the…

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Penile curvature: more common than expected

+-*If we say that Peyronie’s disease is the third reason for consultation in our Centres, it is likely that most readers won’t know what we are talking about. This disease is more frequently known as “penile curvature”, and takes its name from its discoverer, Dr François De La Peyronie, who first described this pathology in…

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Post-op Care Advice after Urologic and Andrologic Surgeries

+-*After urologic and andrologic surgeries, the patient must follow certain rules so the surgery results are satisfactory and fulfil the objectives set out by your specialist before the intervention. The following is a list of FAQs intended to help patients who recently underwent a genitourinary surgery to have a more comfortable post-op process, thus diminishing…

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Narrow vagina or vaginismus?

+-*Some women experience problems when attempting to engage in sexual intercourse, often mistakenly referred to as “narrow vagina or a small vagina”. This happens when attempting to engage in sexual intercourse the penis collisions into the vaginal opening and cannot penetrate. Despite all efforts, the vagina seems totally closed, even when there is great desire…

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I may have HPV, what can I do?

+-*One of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STD) is the so-called “human papilloma virus” or HPV. It may come as a surprise that this is a rather common infection and that it affects over 80% of sexually active people. Nonetheless, since it is a STD it causes considerable anguish because of the health risks…

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Does prostate surgery cause impotence?

+-*One of the most frequently asked questions when a patient faces surgery to resolve prostate problems is if he may suffer from erectile dysfunction in the aftermath. The answer depends on the type of surgery: since there are different surgical approaches for each prostatic pathology, let’s see what the answer is for each case. Enlargement…

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Premature Ejaculation? Solutions!

+-*Premature ejaculation is a tragedy for those who suffer from it, and also for their partners. Our message today is loud and clear: do not despair, solutions are at hand! There is no need to live with fast, unsatisfactory and frustrating sex. We receive more online consultations about premature ejaculation in our Patient Care Department…

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Welcome, Movember!

+-*October has witnessed many pink ribbons fastened in people’s lapels, whose meaning we all know: the fight against breast cancer. Today, it’s conforting to know that thanks to the early detection and the medical advances, breast cancer can be overcome in the overwhelming majority of cases. November is coming and it’s time to focus our…

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