November 21, 2017
Dr Greggory Pinto
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Bahamian men are sadly well-known for generally showing very little concern for their health and physical well-being.
Last week’s urology column dealt with the often embarrassing topic of premature ejaculation that affects as many as one in three men.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Bahamian men. Present statistics show that one in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime.
Tens of thousands of Bahamian women and men have their bladder dictate their lives and reduce the quality of their everyday lives.
Repeatedly waking up at night to urinate can be a frustrating problem endured by tens of thousands of Bahamian women, men and children.
Are you seeing red in your toilet bowl?
There are many potential causes of testicular and scrotal pain and swelling.
Bedwetting is a traumatic ordeal, too often endured in embarrassing silence by families. Nocturnal enuresis, or bedwetting, was regarded in one study as the third most traumatic event that a family can face.
Testosterone is the male sex hormone that is an important component of what makes men essentially men.
A less firm, unsatisfactory erection...it is a common complaint of adult men of various ages but more commonly a dreadful state of affairs for middle-aged men and older.
Overactive bladder and urinary incontinence/leak affects thousands of Bahamian men, women and children.
Prostate cancer will affect one in six men in their lifetime. Early detected low-volume, low-grade, early-stage prostate cancer has an excellent cure rate of 97 to 98 percent.
The UroLift System, the FDA-approved, minimally invasive outpatient procedure to treat non-cancerous benign prostate hyperplasia, also called prostate enlargement, is readily available locally at Urology Care Bahamas.
Every Bahamian man will face issues with erectile dysfunction at least once in his lifetime. It is an embarrassing affliction that many men suffer with needlessly in silence.
Prostate Cancer affects one in six men in their lifetime.Almost half of men 50 years or older are afflicted with Benign Prostate Hyperplasia BPH, a non-cancerous enlargement of a man’s prostate. Almost all men by the age of 70 years old suffer from B
Do you cough, laugh or sneeze and pee all at the same time?
Dr Greggory Pinto of Urology Care Bahamas talks erectile dysfunction and what can be done about it
Question: Greetings, Dr Pinto. I am a 54-year-old married man with diabetes and I have had worsening erection problems for nearly two years. I am embarrassed by the problem, which has affected my self-esteem.
Question: Dear Dr Pinto, I am 47 years old and have never had a prostate check because of the dread of violation by the gloved finger prostate exam. My older brothers, cousins and most of my uncles also never go for prostate work up for the same reason. What other way can we all get a prostate checkup?
Kidney stones are relatively common across all age groups, occurring in approximately 12 per cent of men and six per cent of women. The higher rate of occurrence in men is influenced by diet.Higher incidences are also seen in tropical climates, as i
Q: Dear Dr Pinto, I am a 38-year-old married father with an embarrassing problem regarding a distressing curvature of my stiff penis that makes intimacy almost impossible. I am very depressed and my self-esteem is at a low point. Can you as a doctor
By Dr Greggory Pinto Q: I am a 56-year-old male with hypertension and, for the past three years, I have woken up at least six to seven times a night with the urge to urinate. I also suffer from weak urine stream and dribbling. My wife also wakes up m
By DR GREGGORY PINTO As a urologist I have treated thousands of men and women with kidney stones, particularly as a postgraduate fellow with world-leading kidney stone surgeon Professor Andreas Gross, in Hamburg, Germany.I have seen macho men cry lik
Men, you can now legitimately tell the women in your life that more frequent ejaculation can reduce your risk of prostate cancer.A new study by Harvard University has found that men who ejaculate 21 times a month or more have a significant reduction
Dr Greggory Pinto, a Bahamian urologist and laparoscopic surgeon from the Surgical Suite, answers the question of a concerned potential patient. Q: “Dr Pinto, I am a semi-retired, 62-year-old Bahamian male and I must admit that fear has kept me from