Andrologists are doctors who treat and diagnose diseases of the male genitalia. The name of comes from the Greek word for man, "andros." Today, many factors, including stress and environmental degradation, are contributing to an increase in the incidence of sexual dysfunction in men. Andrologists have a number of approaches to treat this problem, but not all men are aware of this option, and those that are often reluctant to contact a specialist due to psychological barriers. Men who experience diminished sexual performance should contact an andrologist. And annual checkups with an andrologist are recommended, in order to detect early stages of various diseases.
Andrologists treat a wide range of disorders, both chronic and acute. Immediately consult a doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms:
A consultation with an andrologist is necessary for the following medical conditions:
If you have one or more of the above symptoms, or questions relating to them, you should consult with an andrologist.
At the consultation, the andrologist will ask about your complaints, and if necessary, will examine the internal and external genital organs. A preliminary diagnosis can be made at the first visit. For acute conditions, symptomatic treatment will be immediately prescribed.
For an accurate diagnosis and selection of optimal treatment methods, the andrologist may prescribe various tests and analyses. These are performed right in our clinic - some can be done immediately, while others require some preparation. A diagnosis is made based on the test results, and a full course of treatment will be prescribed.
By the way, sometimes it is helpful to bring your partner with you to the consultation - in some cases this will help identify the problem more quickly. In addition, there is a possibility that the medical issue is not only with you.
When you sign up for an appointment with an andrologist at GMS Hospital, you are taking an important step toward restoring health and harmony to your personal life.
The sooner you see a specialist, the sooner you can begin treatment for a full recovery.
Andrologists deal with inflammatory and infectious diseases of the genitourinary system, and diseases caused by age-related circulatory disorders. Andrologists also assist treat men who have sustained traumatic injuries to the genital area.
Below are the most common men’s problems that are treated by andrologists:
In most cases, to clarify the diagnosis, the andrologist may prescribe the following studies:
At the GMS Hospital laboratory, all analyses are performed using modern equipment that fully complies with the latest WHO requirements. This allows you to get the most accurate results and offer the best treatment.
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