Australian Urology Associates is a group of Melbourne urologists dedicated to providing the highest standard of care. Urologists are specialist surgeons who provide care for patients with symptoms and diseases affecting both the male genito-urinary tract and the female urinary tract. With an emphasis on sub-specialisation within the practice, we ensure patients referred to us are offered expertise in all fields of urology. In addition to our urologists, our multidisciplinary team of specialists provides expertise in radiation oncology, medical oncology, andrology, physiotherapy and psychology. Our highly-experienced specialist urology nurses also offer outstanding care and patient education.
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Erectile dysfunction is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection impotence. It is a common problem that increases with age. There are many causes for erectile dysfunction including medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and vascular disease , psychological causes anxiety, depression and relationship problems , surgery bowel and prostate surgery and trauma. There are a number of ways to treat erectile dysfunction, depending on the cause and the severity. These include medications, vacuum penile pump devices, injections into the penis and surgery insertion of penile prosthesis. This surgical procedure is used in men who are unable to gain an erection with other methods. A device made up of two balloon cylinders is inserted into the penis and attached to a pump device that is placed in the scrotum.
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Penile size differs between men of different ethnic backgrounds and large studies of penis girth and length have been conducted by condom manufacturers. What many men perceive as a short penis actually falls into normal range size. Penis size is an important issue for many men and men of all ages are concerned about length and thickness of their penises. As with any health concern, men who are worried about their penis size should consult with a urologist trained in sexual medicine. A full genital exam may be able to determine any medical issues affecting penis size.