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General Urology

Sexual Medicine & Urology located in Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, CA
General Urology

General Urology services offered in Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, CA

The urinary tract is a complex system that requires special care in men and women. At his self-named clinic, Joshua R. Gonzalez, MD, in the West Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, fellowship-trained urologist and sexual medicine specialist Dr. Gonzalez provides comprehensive care for benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infections, and other common urinary system conditions. Call or schedule an appointment online today to learn more.

General Urology Q&A

What is general urology?

General urology is a medical specialty that focuses on the urinary tract in men and women. As a board-certified urologist, Dr. Gonzalez also specializes in diagnosing and treating reproductive conditions in men.  

What conditions does general urology address?

Dr. Gonzalez uses his expertise to address several urinary tract and sexual health conditions, such as:

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a common condition that causes you to leak urine. Uncovering the cause allows Dr. Gonzalez to provide an effective treatment for you.

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

UTIs are infections that can affect any part of the urinary tract, including the kidneys, bladder, or urethra. 

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

BPH is an enlarged prostate, the small gland between the bladder and penis that helps create semen. The condition can cause frequent urination, blocked urine flow, or bloody urine.

Pelvic pain

The pelvis is the area between your belly button and hips. Pelvic pain can feel dull or sharp. It may come and go or bother you constantly. Long-term pain is a warning sign of a sexually transmitted disease (STD), endometriosis, or uterine fibroids.

Interstitial cystitis

Interstitial cystitis is a chronic condition that puts pressure on the bladder, causing frequent urination and pelvic pain.  

Low testosterone (low T)

Testosterone is a male sex hormone that helps control your libido, muscle mass, physical endurance, and fat distribution.

What do general urology services include?

Dr. Gonzalez offers many general urology services at his office, such as:

Penile doppler ultrasound

A penile doppler ultrasound is an imaging scan that assesses your response to medications that enhance blood flow to the penile. It can help determine the cause of your erectile dysfunction by evaluating your blood vessel health.

Hormone therapy

Hormone therapy can help treat hormone imbalances from menopause or low testosterone (low T). Dr. Gonzalez offers bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) and testosterone pellets to customize your treatment.

Vasectomy

A vasectomy is a common form of male contraception that seals the tubes that help create semen. 

Prostate health management

The prostate is a small gland that helps create sperm. As you age, your prostate may grow and compress the bladder and urethra. This enlargement can lead to blocked urine flow and frequent urination. Prostate health management can help prevent uncomfortable complications and reduce your risk of prostate cancer.

 

Call Joshua R. Gonzalez, MD, today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about general urology.

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