Kasraeian Urology | FAQ's

Got questions? Our blogs explain treatments like UroLift®, LiSWT, and others, procedure process, healing, and expectations here at Karaeian Urology.

What Are The Chances Of Passing My Kidney Stone Without Treatment?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 12/31/2021

How likely are you to pass a kidney stone on your own? The answer may surprise you.


What Side Effects Should I Expect After HIFU For Prostate Cancer?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 12/31/2021

How will HIFU prostate cancer therapy affect your erectile function or urination, and will you experience any pain after HIFU? Find the answers here.


Will An MRI Fusion Prostate Biopsy Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 11/22/2021

Learn what side effects you can expect after an MRI ultrasound prostate biopsy, including how your erectile function may change and for how long.


PCR Test Vs. Urine Culture. Which Is Best For Detecting UTIs?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 11/12/2021

Discover the advantages of using a PCR test vs. urine culture for detecting and diagnosing a urinary tract infection.


Will Shockwave Therapy For Peyronie’s Disease Help Me Avoid Surgery?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 10/28/2021

Are you frustrated by the symptoms of Peyronie’s disease but prefer not to have surgery? Discover how shockwave therapy for PD may help.


When Is Ureteroscopy The Best Solution For Kidney Stone Removal?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 10/21/2021

Which approach to kidney stone removal is right for you? The answer depends on a number of factors. Learn more here.


How Long Is Recovery After TULSA-PRO® Treatment For Prostate Cancer?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 10/05/2021

When will you be able to return to work and get back to your normal daily routines after the TULSA procedure for prostate cancer? Find out here.


What Is UroLift® And How Can It Help Treat My BPH?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 09/22/2021

Looking for a BPH treatment that will not compromise your sexual function and does not require medication? You may be a candidate for UroLift.


Will Losing Weight Help My Erectile Dysfunction?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 08/29/2021

Believe it or not, the extra weight you’re carrying around can impact your sexual function. Find out whether weight loss will improve your erections.


Are There Common Signs Of Prostate Cancer?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 08/23/2021

Knowing the symptoms of prostate cancer and your personal risk factors can help your chances for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment.


What’s The Difference Between A Regular Prostate Biopsy and MRI Fusion Biopsy?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 07/28/2021

Find out how an MRI fusion biopsy differs from a traditional biopsy and why it may be more accurate in the early detection of prostate cancer.


Will Aquablation For BPH Impact My Sexual Function?

Ali Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 07/17/2021

If you are delaying BPH treatment because you’re worried about how it will affect your sexual function, you may be excited to learn about Aquablation.


What Are The Side Effects Of UroLift® Treatment For BPH?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 06/19/2021

Get a better idea of what to expect after UroLift for BPH, including what results are possible and whether you may experience any side effects.


Can I Take Erectile Dysfunction Medication If I Have High Blood Pressure?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 06/15/2021

Before starting Viagra or another medication for ED, particularly if you have a cardiovascular condition, be sure to get clearance from your doctor.


What Else Can Cause An Elevated PSA Besides Prostate Cancer?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 05/21/2021

Learning that your most recent PSA was elevated doesn’t always mean prostate cancer is present. Find out what else can cause a high PSA level here.


Is Active Surveillance Vs. Surgery Safe For Prostate Cancer?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 05/14/2021

If your urologist recommended active surveillance for prostate cancer, you may be wondering why. Learn more about watchful waiting vs. surgery here.


How Does Shockwave Therapy Treat Erectile Dysfunction?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 04/26/2021

Are you interested in a convenient, more natural, nonsurgical treatment for ED? Discover shockwave therapy, and find out how it may benefit you.


Is There A Better Alternative Than Viagra® To Treat ED?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 04/12/2021

What are your options for treating erectile dysfunction, and is there a better and/or more natural alternative to Viagra? Get the answers here.


Will Diet Changes Prevent Recurrent Kidney Stones?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 03/16/2021

You may be able to reduce your risk of recurrent kidney stone formation the natural way by making changes to your diet, fluid intake, and lifestyle.


How Long Does UroLift® Treatment For BPH Last?

Ahmad Kasraeian, M.D., FACS | 03/13/2021

Are you frustrated by bothersome prostate symptoms? UroLift may be the solution you’ve been searching for to achieve long-lasting BPH symptom relief.


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