Doctor Q&A for Dr. Howard Adler

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Possibly: There are many sources of an elevated PSA. A PSA of 33 is concerning for prostate cancer, but (by itself) it is not diagnostic. Your friend needs to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Not true: This is not a correct statement. Years ago research suggested that men who are more sexually active are more likley to maintain their erections into ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
No: It is very rare for someone under the age of 30 to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is more common with advanced age. It has been ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
It is possible: This could be another kidney stone. It could also be a urinary tract infection or something else. You should see your physician so that the apporpriat ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Yes: Kidney stones may lead to having bloody urine. You should also be checked to make sure tha there are not other issues including bladder or kidney canc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Possibly : Blood in the urine may be caused by many condiitions. Kidney stones are a possibility, but bladder cancer and kidney cancer cab alos present with bloo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Not likely: Cranberry pills usually do not contain the oxalates found in cranberry juice. If you have a history of kidney stones, you should be evalauted to find ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Yes, but not likely: If TB is effecting the kidney, there will usually be visible abnormalities. There are non-urologic causes of flank pain. If the urologist does not fi ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Not necessarily: A change of 0.74 to 0.84 is not a terribly big jump in six months. You should continue to have the psa checked by your urologist. If the psa continu ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Possibly: This could be many things including a kidney infection or even a kidney stone. You need to see your physician as soon as possible so that the appropr ... Read More
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