Do I Really Need My Prostate Checked?
added on: January 17, 2020
man looking worried

A prostate exam is one of the most common yet most feared procedures guys worry about when talking to their Pittston urologist. We get it. You’re dealing with a sensitive topic in an even more sensitive area of the body and it can be unnerving to even think about. The… Read More…


Tighty Whities vs. Boxer Briefs: Can My Underwear Cause Infertility?
added on: January 9, 2020
boxers on clothesline

Underwear. Why do we even bother putting it on in the first place? You can thank your ancestors from way back in the day, a.k.a. centuries ago. They decided it would be best for their intimate areas not to touch their precious outer garments.  The “they” refers to the men… Read More…


I Have to See a Urologist in Pittston. Now What?
added on: December 23, 2019
woman ponders

It’s bad enough you’re experiencing issues “down there,” but now you’ve been told you need to find a urologist in Pittston for a consultation. Great! Now, what? The first thing we want you to do is to relax. You’re going to be amazed when you find out that you’re really… Read More…


What’s Causing My Urinary Incontinence
added on: December 5, 2019
woman covers her face in embarassment

There you are, going about your day, when all of the sudden “oops, there it is.” A little leak of pee that you just weren’t able to control. Has that ever happened to you? What about the sudden, uncontrollable urge to “go,” that occurs out of nowhere. Next thing you… Read More…


Are Thongs Wrong and Giving You a UTI?
added on: November 22, 2019
two women chatting

A urinary tract infection (UTI) can happen at any time, when you least expect it, leaving you wondering how the heck it happened in the first place.  We meet so many patients at Greater Pittston Urology searching for a solution to their painful, recurring UTIs. We thought it might be… Read More…


4 Facts (That Are Actually Interesting) for Bladder Health Awareness Month
added on: November 7, 2019
man with urge to urinate

We’re changing November to ‘Know’vember as we talk about bladder health in honor of Bladder Health Awareness Month.  But first, let’s pay thanks to these organizations: –The Urology Care Foundation –The American Urological Association (AUA) –The Bladder Health Alliance They represent a knowledgeable coalition of physicians, patients, and veterans who… Read More…


Planning a Family in Pittston? You Need to Read This About Fertility First
added on: October 22, 2019
smiling couple with young child

One of the biggest, most life-changing health topics we see at Greater Pittston Urology centers around issues with fertility for folks trying to start a family. The good news is with all of the ways science and medicine are continually improving; there are becoming more and more options for patients… Read More…


Kidney-Friendly Treats for the Season Courtesy of Your Pittston Urologist
added on: October 15, 2019
fruit

Anyone on a restricted diet, thanks to kidney issues or urinary incontinence, will tell you that the holidays can be a challenging time of year. Starting with Halloween sailing right through into December, it seems like our schedules fill up with family gatherings and friendly parties from the get-go. Your… Read More…


4 “Unreal” Vasectomy Facts, Myths, Fears
added on: September 25, 2019

Without a doubt, one of the biggest reasons patients call our Greater Pittston urology office is to ask about having a vasectomy procedure. It’s one of the most common treatments we do, but there are so many myths out there that make some men too afraid to even say the… Read More…


The Truth About Herbal Supplements and Your Prostate Health
added on: September 19, 2019
herbal supplement pills

Whether you have already been diagnosed with prostate cancer or you’re trying to take preventive measures to avoid it, it’s tempting to turn to alternative or complementary medical therapy. We’re here to set the record straight about how vitamins and herbal supplements affect your prostate health.  But before we go… Read More…


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