Dr. Jesse Mills

Urology
Denver, CO
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Denver, CO

Address

The Urology Center of Colorado, 2777 Mile High Stadium Circle, Denver, CO
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Mills is a board certified urologist who specializes in male fertility, erectile dysfunction and testosterone replacement. His practice focuses on surgical treatment of male fertility including vasectomy reversal, sperm retrieval, surgical management of impotence and Peyronie's Disease with penile prosthetics and plaque excision and grafting, and optimizing men's health.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Urology

Fertility Medicine

Languages spoken

English, Russian

Doctor Q&A

586 Answers
289 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Needs investigation: Heat is the most common cause of poor motility. Sperm like to be 2 degrees cooler than body temperature--that's what the scrotum does; keep sperm coo... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
No: If ejaculating does not cause your erection to go down, you may have priapism, a medical emergency that needs immediate care to bring the erection dow... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Depends: Penile cancer is usually caused by the papilloma virus and is nearly always found in men not circumcised at birth. It can be found in men in their 30... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Male fertility: Hiv leads to low testosterone levels in more than 50% of men. This can cause subfertility but men with HIV are usually still fertile. Sperm washing an... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Maybe: It depends on how long you smoked. Smoking destroys the small blood vessels that open up to get erections. Consider getting a penile duplex ultrasound... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Usually not: Chemo is toxic to sperm for a minimum of 2 years and up to 5 years. Some chemo regimens are worse than others also. To be safe, bank sperm prior to tr... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: The threshold for glycosuria is blood sugar of around 200 so the blood test is more sensitive for detecting diabetes.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
No: Sex is normal and healthy in pregnancy and should not make you feel sick.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Warts on your crotch: Condyloma look like warts but they show up on the penis, anus, labia and can be very small or grow to be enormous. Get checked out if you have any que... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: A UTI in a baby, especially with fever, needs a work up including kidney and bladder ultrasound.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
No: Cervical cancer is caused by papilloma virus. There is a vaccine now to prevent infection by the virus and therefore potentially prevent cancer.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Losing weight and increasing exercise is the best home treatment for erectile dysfunction. Have your provider check a testosterone level to make sure... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Fevers over 100.5 can impair sperm production for 3 months after. In females, severe illnesses can also affect ovulation. In either case, fertility ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Maybe: Check the national cancer institute's web site for up to date cancer trials. Good luck!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: The most common is Ibuprofen which causes the placenta to tear off from the uterus. Many over the counter drugs including cold remedies contain ibupr... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Moderate exercise, either weight lifting or cardiovascular, does improve sperm health. Conversely, obesity negatively affects sperm counts and motili... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Many factors: An erection is a vascular, neurologic and hormonal event. Therefore, problems with blood vessels, nerves and hormones can all cause erection difficul... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Bladder cancer is an environmental cancer. Toxins, most commonly cigarette smoking, build up in the bladder causing genetic changes that lead to canc... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
See a doctor: There are many causes for difficulty maintaining erections. He should have a general medical evaluation to screen for heart disease, high blood press... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Before any implant surgery, all evidence of infection should be cleared. A mild prostatitis without fevers or bacteria in the urine should clear with... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
No: Afib cannot directly cause ed. Medicines used to treat afib can impair erections and conditions associated with afib such as heart failure, coronary ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Severe orchitis especially with fevers affecting both testicles can cause infertility. Once treated, the testicles should return to normal sperm prod... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Unlikely: Ed can be a blood vessel disease, the same kind of disease that led to a stent in your renal artery. The stent can improve your blood pressure which ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Check prolactin: High prolactin levels can lead to anejaculation and can be treated with Cabergoline or bromcriptine. Additionally, some men respond to penile vibrato... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Probably not: Testicles make sperm at an alarmingly fast rate. It would be difficult to deplete sperm counts unless masturbation was more frequent than daily. To ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) can be damaging both to eggs and sperm and therefore needs to be monitored closely by your rheumatologist and fertility doc... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Neither: Unless a man masturbates daily or even more often, it's unlikely to hurt his sperm counts significantly.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Stress can cause men's testosterone to decrease and therefore can have an indirect effect on sperm counts. Stress increases the level of reactive oxy... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Classically, the answer is yes. The pre-ejaculate fluid comes from a gland in the urethra that helps change the pH balance of the vagina to make sper... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Antioxidants: Antioxidants reduce the reactive oxygen species in semen. L-carnitine 100mg daily and coq10 200 mg daily both improve sperm motility. Avoiding heat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
I don't think so: I have never seen chicken pox as a sole cause of male infertility.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Clomid (clomiphene) has been used for decades to improve intratesticular levels of testosterone which can improve sperm counts.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Diets rich in antioxidants, fresh fruits and vegetables and a supplement called queceretin have all been shown to be good for prostate health. In add... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Hard lump: The testicle should feel uniformly firm, like the tip of your nose. Anything in the testicle that feels harder than the surrounding tissue needs to b... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
No: Loss of erection at any age is troubling and needs evaluation to ensure no serious medical conditions are also present.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
No: Hydrocele, if need treatment, is a surgical condition. Some guys can live with the symptoms of hydrocele and therefore may not need intervention.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Chronic pain: Testicular injuries vary from mild bruising to complete rupture where the lining that holds the testicular tissue breaks. This can set up a severe in... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Cystoscopy is critical to evaluating people with blood in their urine, inability to urinate or trauma to the urethra or bladder. It is important to e... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Erection problems need to be addressed at any age but especially in a young person.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Enlarge: Communicating hydroceles can continue to enlarge and become more uncomfortable. There's a small risk of associated hernia that can also get worse wit... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Medical evaluation: See a healthcare provider for a brief medical exam. Medications like cialis, viagra (sildenafil) are very effective for mild ed. I initially treat p... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
3 hours: An erection is essentially trapped blood in a confined space. If the blood is trapped too long, it can no longer provide oxygen to the penile tissue ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Prostatitis can affect sperm quality, semen thickness and volume and should be treated.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Circumcisions do hurt but most doctors use a local anesthetic to lessen the pain. The older a kid gets, the more painful they become. If you want yo... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Try them all: Side entry is the classic late pregnancy position but there is no harm in trying lots of variations.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Maybe: One study out of cornell-weill medical center looked at Prozac (fluoxetine) in men with subfertility and did find reduction in sperm counts and motili... Read More
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A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Maybe: Depends on cause. If you've had a nerve injury, ED can be treated but not reversed. Vascular and ED from low testosterone can often be reversed with m... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Monimal: It can cause lowering of HDL cholesterol, may worsen bone density if you're on it for over a year. If your testes are small, it may not work. Did you ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: You need to get tested for all stis. If you have one, you can have them all!
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
See a urologist: A urologist will look in your mom's bladder with a fiber optic camera and order a ct scan of the kidneys to figure out where the blood is coming from.
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Mar 9, 2014
A concise answer, compassion and experience is what you will get when Dr Mills answers one of your questions. Such a great value to the HealthTap community!
Sep 16, 2013
Thanks for your contribution at Health Tap
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Aug 19, 2013
i am 21 year old male masturbatting for last 7 years 4 time a day now i feel sexuall and physical weakness plz help me what should i do i am extreamly poor and dn,t have mony for treatment
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This is most responsive because it evaluates what Orthodox medicine is afraid of respecting out of the fear of losing billions instead of improving the health of humanit...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Yes thats what i think.im over weight and my belly hangs overs my genital area causein me to sweat more there....will anykind of powder work
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Thanks for your quick reply! Is there any over the counter supplements you can suggest in the mean time? We currently have no insurance due to job loss from car accident

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL ANSCHUTZ INPATIENT
Completed 2007

Awards

America's Top Urologists, 5280 Magazine's Top Docs
Top Doctor, Second Place, Denver, CO - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Denver, CO - Winter
2013
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