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Jay Motola, M.D.

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Jay Motola, MD, is a board-certified urologist and attending physician, Department of Urology, Mount Sinai West, and Assistant Professor of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Motola is a summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Boston University, and earned his medical degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

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What to Know About Flomax Side Effects

Dear Dr. Motola,** I have been taking Flowmax and it has improved my urine flow, but I’ve been experiencing some side effects - sluggishness, dizziness, etc. - that I think may outweigh the benefits.**** It seems there should be a procedure that coul...

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What's the Link Between Herpes and Erectile Dysfunction?

Is there any sort of relationship between genital herpes and erectile dysfunction? Could herpes lead to ED? The only link between erectile dysfunction and genital herpes would be psychogenic. Patients with herpetic infections may have anxiety about t...

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Flomax, Uroxatral, and Avodart: What's the Difference?

Dear Dr. Motola,** What are the differences between Flomax, Uroxatral, and Avodart?** Flomax and Uroxatral are both drugs that are alpha-bockers. These drugs help to relax muscle fibers that squeeze the prostate. By relaxing these muscle fibers, the ...

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A Easy Overview of Advanced Prostate Cancer

If you have advanced prostate cancer, here's the basics you should know, as well as information about treatment options like hormone therapy and immunotherapy.

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Testosterone, Therapy, and Aging

Aging is inevitable. As is the fact that testosterone levels fall with age. Peak testosterone levels are seen in early adolescence and early adulthood. Afterwards, there is a gradual decline in the production of testosterone, although men continue to ...

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How To Supplement Testosterone Therapy

There are many pharmaceutical options available for testosterone replacement therapy. But are there any natural therapies that may work in conjuction with these medications? Here are 6 supplemental therapies that may be used in conjuction with medica...

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Blood In the Urine: What to do

How serious is blood in the urine, and what should you know before seeing a doctor?

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A New Minimally Invasive Option for Treating Prostate Enlargement

There are some clear signs that you may have an enlarged prostate. How many are you checking yes to? Frequent urination Weak urinary stream Decrease in the force of the urinary stream Medications Many different options exist for treating enlarged pro...

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OAB Treatments for Women in Menopause

A new OAB combination therapy is shown to reduce occurance and may offer long-term results in the future.

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Does Cannabis Help Bladder Cancer?

New research shows that cannabis may work to regulate bladder relaxation, and it could also help people with overactive bladder.