Author: Dr. Frank L. Simoncini

When Is It Time To Consider A Penile Implant For Erectile Dysfunction

When is it time to consider a penile implant for erectile dysfunction? If you are tired of taking medications and waiting for them to work, frustrated that they limit your spontaneity, and you want something that is a more permanent solution to erectile dysfunction, you may have your answer. It might be now.

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What’s The Difference Between BPH And Prostate Cancer?

What’s the difference between BPH and prostate cancer? The most important difference is that BPH, or an enlarged prostate gland, is not cancerous. It doesn’t mean you won’t ever get prostate cancer, but an enlarged prostate is a common condition as men get older. Let’s explain further.

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Pro-Nox Nitrous Oxide Delivery System

Southeast Valley is excited to introduce Pro-Nox to our medical devices used at our urology clinic in Gilbert, AZ. Pro-Nox uses nitrous oxide as an anxiety-reducing method and can lessen discomforts felt during procedures such as cystoscopies, vasectomy, and biopsies. If you have an upcoming procedure with Southeast Valley Urology ask about how Pro-Nox can help you with pre-procedure anxiety.

Pro-Nox Patient Consent Form

Pronox Patient Brochure

 

 

When Is The Right Time To Get A Vasectomy?

A vasectomy may seem like a permanent fix to most men as it shuts the door on having any or more children. The truth is, that is not the whole story. Half a million men decide to have a vasectomy each year in the US. The decision begins with when is the right time to get a vasectomy and more importantly, is it right for you?

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6 Signs of Low Testosterone

According to the urology care foundation, approximately 40 percent of men over 45 years of age have low testosterone. When people think of testosterone, they often assume it only is used for building muscle and fueling sex drive. While testosterone plays a crucial role in these functions, low T can have an impact on several other areas of a man’s health.  Continue reading “6 Signs of Low Testosterone”

Urinary problems: Tips to help

Many people don’t think of healthy urinary function as interesting, at least not until they have an issue. But urinary problems from BPH or benign prostatic hyperplasia can be annoying,patient discussing BPH with doctor uncomfortable, and embarrassing. BPH is an enlarged prostate gland. BPH occurs in almost all men as they age. BPH is usually not a serious problem, but it can affect your health and your mood. Learn about the symptoms of BPH and the cause. Lifestyle changes, such as cutting back on caffeine and alcohol, can sometimes be enough to reduce your symptoms. Get more tips on treating BPH here.
Contact expert urologists Dr. Shaba or Dr. Simoncini if you are experiencing urinary problems. Call (480) 924-7333 to schedule an appointment at our urology  office in Gilbert, AZ today!

Should I Get Tested for Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is common in men older than 65, but it grows slowly and can take years to cause symptoms. Most men don’t even know they have it until it’sDoctor and patient found during a regular medical exam. Trouble urinating can be one sign, but this can also be a symptom of other problems, like an enlarged prostate. Read more to learn about treatment options and to decide whether the blood test is right for you.

Contact expert urologists Dr. Shaba or Dr. Simoncini for prostate cancer testing and treatment. Call (480) 924-7333 to schedule an appointment at our urology clinic in Gilbert, AZ today!

 

The Guy’s Guide To Male Incontinence

Let’s face it. As a man, there are probably things you just do NOT want to talk about. Incontinence is probably one of those topics, but the truth is that if you are suffering with incontinence, you must deal with it. So continue reading and consider it the guy’s guide to male incontinence. Then your next step will be to talk to a urologic specialist at Southeast Valley Urology about it!

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4 Common Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction can affect self-confidence and create tension in a relationship. Because of the nature of the condition, it can be a difficult issue for men to talk about, but it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. In fact, approximately half of the male population will be affected in their lifetime and 40% will be affected by the age of 40.

In order to treat erectile dysfunction, it is vital that you understand what causes the condition.

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