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What’s the ‘big deal’ about testosterone hormone pellet therapy?

How about convenience, for starters. For years, men with low testosterone (low T) have relied on pills, creams, gels or injections to boost their sagging hormone levels and relieve symptoms such as a decrease in sex drive and energy, and depression. But pills must be taken daily. Creams and gels can cause side effects like

Bothered by an overactive bladder (OAB)?
A new implantable device may provide relief.

There’s another treatment option for patients with an overactive bladder in St. Louis, and it’s available now at South County Urological. Called InterStim™, it’s a small device implanted under the skin on the patient’s lower back that targets the sacral nerves. They control the bladder. Doctors believe that miscommunication between the brain and the sacral

Unexplained high PSA levels? New biopsy procedure might help.

Men with continued but unexplained high PSA numbers may benefit from a new type of prostate biopsy available at South County Urological.  Called fusion prostate biopsy, it merges magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans with ultrasound technology. It allows the physician to better see the patient’s prostate and to create a roadmap of where and how

Tiny implants ‘hold back’ an enlarged prostate

Prostatic urethral lift (UroLift®) is a new approach to treating an enlarged prostate, otherwise known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH. BPH is characterized by a variety of urinary symptoms including frequency, urgency and a weak or interrupted stream. Symptoms occur when the prostate grows and squeezes the urethra, which is the tube that transports urine from

Tired of enlarged prostate meds? Steam may be your solution.

Men who no longer benefit from or who no longer want to take daily medication for an enlarged prostate may find relief from a new treatment available at South County Urological.  It uses water vapor (steam heat) to reduce the excess prostate tissue blocking normal urine flow. Medically, the procedure is called water vapor therapy. We use

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