What if you have some sexual dysfunction? Imagine the shame that comes with such medical conditions. Do you know what you need to do in such a case? Just run to a sexologist.
Urological and sexual issues are connected as both systems are interlinked both in men and women. So, a Urologist with a specialization in Andrology or sexology is the best person to diagnose and manage sexual issues. So! Don’t fear or have shame in telling them about your condition. They are just used to hearing and treating the weirdest of dysfunctions. Reach out without hesitation.
Andrology is the medical branch that investigates and treats just any aspect of sexual dysfunction in male reproduction. Now we will tell you about each sexual dysfunction that a male can get.
If you are an early ejaculatory or have trouble keeping the action going on for longer, then you need treatment for this. The average duration of normal intercourse is around 5-7 minutes, but there is always a desire for more. If your duration is significantly lower, then you must visit an Andrologist.
Your doctor may ask you to get a blood test done to check your hormone levels. The treatment would require you to get a combination of learning behavioral techniques, medications and counselling.
Sometimes the condition is caused by Phimosis or tight Frenulum, which may require correction by Circumcision or Frenuloplasty.
Erectile dysfunction: It’s a condition wherein the male genitalia doesn’t get erected, even with stimulation from a partner or exposure to erotic situations. It also shows up in 43% of men in our country have some form of sexual dysfunction. It inhibits the person from wanting or enjoying sexual activities. The good news is that it’s completely treatable.
There are only four symptoms of this sexual dysfunction:
Causes of Erectile dysfunction
It’s a condition in which the prostate and the areas surrounding the prostate swell up causing pain in the affected regions. This condition may occur due to bacterial infection in the prostate or the pelvic areas. Or it could also be an autoimmune response to a previous case of urinary tract infection or nerve damage in the pelvic area.
The condition can happen in men of all ages, though it is most common in the middle age of 35-55 years.
Prostatitis is categorized in the following ways:
Now let’s talk about the symptoms of these 4 categories of the disorder.
Chronic bacterial prostatitis Symptoms include a burning feeling or pain during urination, pain in the genital area, groin, lower abdomen, or lower back, nocturia, painful ejaculation, urinary retention trouble starting a urine stream, a weak or an interrupted urine stream, urinary blockage, a UTI
Chronic Abacterial Prostatitis is one where there is no active infection yet prostatic symptoms and inflammation continue. One of the most difficult to treat.
Treatment of Prostatitis is multimodality with a combination of Dietary lifestyle behavioral changes and Medications. In Extreme cases, a Urologist may suggest endoscopic surgery for the same.
The key to a successful cure lies in starting treatment early, as the longer the disease duration, there is less chance of cure.