Expert Insights

Chronic UTI in Austin: Prevention and Treatment

July 22, 2024  |  Women's Health  

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common issue that affects many women at some point in their lives. Whether it’s a one-time acute infection or a recurrent chronic problem, understanding how to manage and prevent UTIs is crucial. At Austin Urology Institute, we are here to provide you with the knowledge and support you need […]

Prostate Cancer Austin: Tips for Prevention and Early Detection

July 20, 2024  |  Enlarged Prostate  

Prostate health is a vital aspect of men’s overall well-being, yet it often doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. At Austin Urology Institute, we aim to educate and support our patients in maintaining their prostate health. Today, we want to share some essential information and tips for preventing and detecting prostate issues early. What is […]

Can Dehydration Cause Kidney Stones?

July 18, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

Kidney stones are a common but painful condition that affects many people in the South and warmer parts of the country.  The intense Texas heat can increase the risk of kidney stones due to dehydration and an overall increase in alcohol consumption in the summer months.  When you sweat more and drink less, your urine […]

Vasectomies and ED

July 1, 2024  |  Vasectomy  

ED After Vasectomy: What Does Science Say?  Vasectomies are becoming an increasingly popular family planning choice for couples across the country. Whether they are waiting to have children, already had children, or aren’t sure, many families opt for a vasectomy because it is less complicated, generally safer, and more affordable than other forms of long-term […]

Do Vasectomies Lower Testosterone? 

June 23, 2024  |  Vasectomy  

Vasectomies are increasing; many men are choosing to pursue this safe and affordable form of family planning. One of the questions we often hear from patients is “does vasectomy lower testosterone?” It’s a great question! The process of vasectomy effectively “shuts off” the transfer of sperm to the urethra during sex, so it is an […]

Masturbation After Vasectomy: Things you Should Know 

June 21, 2024  |  Vasectomy  

Due to a variety of factors, more men are turning to vasectomy as a form of responsible birth control. Vasectomies are relatively minor procedures, but there are a few questions we get in the office regarding vasectomies. Two we often hear are “can I have sex after vasectomy?” and “can I masturbate after vasectomy?” We […]

The Inside Scoop on Incontinence #3: Overflow Incontinence

June 11, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

What is Overflow Incontinence? Overflow incontinence is a urinary incontinence that is defined by the involuntary release of urine due to an overfilled bladder that cannot empty properly. This condition often results in a constant dribbling of urine and a sensation of incomplete bladder emptying. It occurs when the bladder is unable to hold all […]

The Inside Scoop on Incontinence #2: Urge Incontinence

June 7, 2024  |  Incontinence  

Welcome to our Incontinence Inside Scoop series! For our second deep dive into all things incontinence, we are going to take a look at urge incontinence.  What is Urge Incontinence?  Urge incontinence, also known as overactive bladder, is a sudden and intense need to urinate, often resulting in involuntary urine leakage before reaching a toilet. […]

The Inside Scoop on Incontinence #1: Stress Incontinence

June 4, 2024  |  Incontinence  

Welcome to our Incontinence Inside Scoop series! For our first deep dive into all things incontinence, we are going to take a look at stress incontinence.  What is Stress Incontinence? Stress incontinence is a type of urinary incontinence characterized by the unintentional loss of urine during physical activities that increase abdominal pressure. This condition is […]

Bulkamid and Sacral Nerve Modulation Seminar

May 20, 2024  |  Uncategorized  

Cutting-Edge Info Straight to You! At Austin Urology Institute, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge care that meets the diverse needs of our patients across generations. Today, I am excited to share insights from our recent webinar focused on Axonics, an innovative approach to overactive bladder, stress incontinence, and stool incontinence for which they are revolutionizing […]

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