Frequently asked questions - Urology in Las Palmas
What diseases does urology treat?
Urology is a medical speciality dedicated to monitoring the correct functioning of the male and female urinary system. It also deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the male sexual system.
The diseases it treats are numerous, but the most common are the following:
- Urinary infections and incontinence
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Urinary lithiasis
- Peyronie's disease
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Urological cancer ( Cancer of the penis, prostate, testicle, bladder, urethra )
- Erectile dysfunction etc.
- Ejaculation disorders
What does a urologist do?
The urologist is a specialist in urology whose mission is the treatment and diagnosis of all pathologies related to the urinary tract in general and the male reproductive system.
The pathologies treated by a urologist are related to the proper functioning of various organs. They include both the urinary system in general, as well as the male sexual apparatus, such as:
- The bladder
- The kidney
- The adrenal gland
- The urethra
- The ureter
- The pelvic floor
- The prostate
- The penis and testicles
- The scrotum
- The seminal pathway
- The epididymis
- The scrotum
At what age should I go to the urologist?
The recommendation is to go to the clinic as soon as you have any suspicion or symptoms of any pathology related to this speciality.
In general, and in the absence of previous symptoms, it is highly advisable to consult a doctor from the age of 50 onwards. It is particularly important to have a prostate check-up to prevent pathologies such as prostate cancer.
Looking for the best urologist in the Canary Islands?
If you are looking for the best urologist in the Canary Islands, we invite you to meet our team of urology specialists. We have urologists of the highest national prestige so that you can make the best possible decision:
The Dr. Francisco Juarez del Dago specialises in seminal microsurgery as well as penile prosthesis implants. He also treats erectile dysfunction and penile incurvation with minimally invasive therapies.
The Dr. Pablo Juarez del Dago brings extensive training in laser and laparoscopic prostate surgery, including both benign and malignant prostate pathology.
The Dr. Rubén Cutanda Puigvert is responsible for the functional urology, incontinence and urodynamics unit.