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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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