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Harmon Announcement

January 2022
Somerset Urological Associates is pleased to announce that Dr. Keith A. Harmon has been chosen to serve as Chief of Urology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. Elected by his peers, Dr. Harmon will guide the Department of Urology as it continues to provide top quality state-of-the-art urological surgery and services. “I am honored to be selected by my colleagues to serve in this important role at our institution,” remarks Dr. Harmon. With almost a quarter century of experience,  » Read more about: Harmon Announcement  »

5 Possible Causes of Genital Itching

There is nothing to be ashamed of- everybody itches! This particular topic may be challenging to discuss with family and friends, but not with your doctor. Itching down there does not automatically mean you have a sexually transmitted infection or disease, because itchy genitals can be caused by many treatable explanations, but you won’t know until you see your physician. Don’t be nervous or embarrassed to talk about this topic, because it’s more common than you think.  » Read more about: 5 Possible Causes of Genital Itching  »

Can Botox Help With An Overactive Bladder?

An overactive bladder is a group of symptoms together that are related to the general function of your bladder. It is commonly associated with a frequent urge to urinate, urinating eight or more times a day or leaking urine at different times of the day. There is a chance you have an overactive bladder if you suffer from any of these symptoms. The good news is there are a few different ways to deal with an overactive bladder,  » Read more about: Can Botox Help With An Overactive Bladder?  »

Why Should You Choose Laparoscopy?

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The point of a laparoscopy is to examine the organs that are inside the abdomen in a minimally invasive manner. Laparoscopy, which is also referred to as diagnostic laparoscopy, is a low-risk minimally invasive procedure. It is called a laparoscopy because of the tool used to view the abdomen organs, which is called a laparoscope. It is a long thin tube with a high quality light and camera on the end which allows doctors to fully examine the abdomen.  » Read more about: Why Should You Choose Laparoscopy?  »

Exercises to Improve Your Urinary Control

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There are several medications that can be used to effectively treat most bladder control problems. They all work in different ways to treat urinary incontinence, but with all medications there are possible side effects. The most natural way to help control urinary incontinence is to perform Kegel exercises for pelvic muscles. The exercises associated with urinary control are very simple and can help either gender, regardless of the age or type of incontinence.  » Read more about: Exercises to Improve Your Urinary Control  »

Why Choose the da Vinci Surgery System

The minimally invasive surgery option called the da Vinci Surgery system is more times than not the best option available for you. There are several options to consider but more and more patients and surgeons each year are choosing the da Vinci Surgery over any other type of surgery. This surgery system has extended to 3 million patients worldwide and there is legitimate clinical evidence why it is a superior surgery option. It has been said that the da Vinci technology has changed the surgery experience for people around the globe.  » Read more about: Why Choose the da Vinci Surgery System  »

What Causes Urinating Difficulties?

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There are many plausible urinating difficulties that can affect both men and women. They are all unique in their own way, but have one thing in common: in one way or another, they all affect your usual urination. Below are all of the different possible urinary problems you may be experiencing and how each may be obtained.
Common Urinary Problems You May Experience
Urinary Tract Infections
Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are some of the most common urinary problems around,  » Read more about: What Causes Urinating Difficulties?  »

Prostate Cancer Prevention Diet

Prostate cancer is the most prevalent and common type of cancer amongst men in the United States today. Roughly 1 in every 7 men are diagnosed with this type of cancer during their lifetime. Having a diet that is high in fat and sugar has been shown to increase your chances of prostate cancer. Below are some foods that should be included in your daily diet to reduce your risk of developing this type of cancer.  » Read more about: Prostate Cancer Prevention Diet  »

4 Signs You Have a Genital Skin Condition

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Genital skin conditions are all unique in their own way, but there are general signs that can indicate if you have one. Whether it is a sexually transmitted disease or something less severe, there are similar symptoms you need to look out for. Below are signs that you may have a genital skin condition.
Genital Skin Condition Signs
1) Pain and Itchiness
The first and most obvious sign of all genital skin conditions are pain and itchiness in the genital area.  » Read more about: 4 Signs You Have a Genital Skin Condition  »

5 Testosterone Boosting Foods

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Testosterone is arguably the most important hormone for males and the development of male sexual characteristics. Having low testosterone levels can greatly affect a male’s everyday life. Listed below is testosterone boosting foods that can help you increase muscle, sexual function and your overall well-being as a male.
Testosterone Rich Foods
1) Shrimp
Seafood in general is positive for boosting testosterone, but especially shrimp. It is a great source of Vitamin D, which is essential to a male’s testosterone levels.  » Read more about: 5 Testosterone Boosting Foods  »