Top Ten Urological
Facts for Men

Top 10 Urologic Facts For Males

  1. Our practice is 70% male.  
  2. 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer
  3. 90% of men by the age of 90 will have an enlarged prostate.
  4. A total of about 50 million men have had a vasectomy -- a number that corresponds to roughly 5% of all married couples of reproductive age.
  5. Researchers estimate that 50 percent of men over 60 years old experience ED.
  6. Nearly 30% of the men said they wait "as long as possible" to see if they get better before seeking medical care or advice.
  7. Older adults, especially men, have hematuria more often than younger people because they are more likely to take medications that can irritate the urinary tract, or have enlargement of the prostate, or cancer.
  8. Torsion caused by the twisting of the spermatic cord, is the most common cause of testicle loss in adolescent males.
  9. Only 18% of men will talk to their doctor about their incontinence symptoms.
  10. Bladder cancer in the 4th most common cancer in men.

 

 

 

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