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Dr. Moez Khorsandi

Urology
Los Angeles, CA
29 years experience male

Locations

Moez Khorsandi, DO, FACOS

Los Angeles, CA

Address

1245 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 408, Los Angeles, CA
Directions

Fax

2134822912

Office

Los Angeles, CA

About

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

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

553 Answers
331 Agrees
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
DRINK WATER: The best way to prevent kidney stones, especially if you are a stone former, is to increase your daily water intake. This will help dilute the urinar... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Surgery/Radiation: The 2 main forms of treatment for prostate cancer include radical surgery or radiation therapy. Another less common form of treatment is cryotherapy, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: Trichomoniasis is an infection that is transmitted sexually. It is treated with the appropriate antibiotics. It has never been asoociated with the fut... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Probably: A blood test with a psa of 6.7 is hi. But other factors need to be taken into account such as your age, overall health, and your 10 year life expectan... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Several: This may mean several things. However, it usually means a slow, weak stream, urinary hesitancy, or voiding frequently. One can also void throughout th... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Usually none: Penile cancer is usually asymptomatic (ie, no symptoms). It may look ulcerated and have discharge, but there is usually no pain associated with it. Th... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: Having low levels of testosterone can cause a wide variety of symptoms including weakness, poor sleep, irratibility, bone loss, and poor libido. These... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Variable: This is variable from person to person depending on multiple factors. But the lag time can range from months to years. Symptoms may also be acute in o... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Topical creams: It is usually treated with topical creams placed on the foreskin directly. These creams may include steroids, antifungal creams, or a combination of b... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: Chlamydia does not reside in the blood stream of patients. It is a sexually transmitted disease which can be prevented by wearing a condom.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: Frequent uti's are not associated with gout. However, gout may be indirectly associated with uti's since gout may cause kidney stones. If these stones... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: If there is a familal history with prostate cancer, specifically your father or brother, your chances of developing prostate cancer is increased but d... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
4 stages: There are 4 stages of kidney cancer. The first 2 stages are cancer limited to the kidney based on size. The 3rd stage is cancer that is starting to sp... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Biopsy: If there is reason to suspect prostate cancer, either by an abnormal blood test or irregular digital rectal examination, then a prostate biopsy is the... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Maybe: Bladder cancer is generally not painful until it has spread to local organs and structures. If it contained to the superficial lining of the bladder w... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: Kidney cancer may still be localized to the kidney yet cause some blood in the urine based on the location of the tumor. If the tumor is small and in ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: Prostate cancer does not involve the spleen. It generally spreads to pelvic lymph nodes and surrounding organs but generally does not spread to the sp... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Several areas: Prostate cancer tends to spread over time if left untreated and if it is an aggressive form of the cancer. It tends to spread to local lymph nodes, bo... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: One of the potential side effects for radiation therapy to treat prostate cancer is rectal bleeding. This can occur after brachytherapy or external b... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Pain and discomfort: Phimosis is tightening of the foreskin. It usually causes discomfort and pain with retraction or with an erection. This is usually treated with topi... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: In general, kidney cancer is a lethal cancer. However, depending on various factors, it may not be lethal. Factors such as the patients age, the aggre... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: There is no association between bedwetting and bladder cancer. Bedwetting can occur in all age groups due to storage issues with the bladder or abnor... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: The mainstay of treatment is antibiotics for several weeks and anti-inflmmatory medications such as advil, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or motrin.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: A hydrocele is a collection of fluid around the testicle. The only form of treatment is needle drainage which is an office procedure or a surgery requ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: Having advanced prostate cancer, stage IV disease, can cause blood in the urine by local extension of the tumor into the bladder or by causing local i... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
None: There are no specific causes for prostate cancer. There is a link to family history but no other specific causes have been clearly identified.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: A kidney ultrasound will see kidney stones but will miss stones already in the kidney tube (ureter). There is also no radiation with ultrasound as com... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Gentle retraction: Phimosis is tightness around the foreskin making it difficult to retract over the penis. Gentle retraction over the penis may help but if the foreskin... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: No, you cannot grow a third testicle. However, you can develop a benign cyst or a tumor that may mimic a third testicle. If a "third" testicle is id... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Possible pregnancy: The chances are smaller than if you ejaculate in the vagina but the chances are definitely still present. Remember, it only takes 1 sperm to achieve ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Chronic inflammation: This is a chronic condition usually resulting from infection. This is a structure around the testicle that becomes tender and is usually treated with... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: It is possible to not be able to get an erection. In fact, it is very common. Some of the more common causes include hypertension, diabetes, and high ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Medications: If one has erectile dysfunction, the first thing to do is to lead a healthy lifestyle and do routine labs to determine if there is a treatable cause. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
You can't: Your penis tends to grow through puberty and for a short few years thereafter, it then remains relatively constant in its size and girth from that poi... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
No: The size of the penis cannot be altered. It is controlled by factors such as genetics and possibly hormonal control. Wearing boxers will not change th... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
See urologist: A hematocele is a fluid collection of blood in the scrotum. This can arise from various sources such as trauma, cancer, infection, previous radiation,... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Use protection: Genital herpes is a vrius that is easily transmitted during sexual intercourse when the virus is actively present. During this time, refraining from s... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Could be any: Lesions on the penis casn present in multiple forms. It can be any of the lesions listed. He needs to be seen by a urologist or dermatologist.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Depends: Hpv can easily "cured" if treated appropriately. However, the virus may remain in the penile skin although not visible to the eye. These viruses may c... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Antibiotics: If doing all of the above fails, then antibiotics are warranted to prevent the infection from getting worse and spreading to the kidneys or blood stre... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Depends: Having mild discomfort on the penis is a common but very nonspecific finding. In the absence of other causes (trauma, penile discharge, bleedin in uri... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
None: There is no "cure" for erectile dysfunction but there are many treatment options. The best management is the prevention of ed! once ED has been diagno... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: There is a clear link between diabetes and erectile dysfunction (ed). Diabetes also causes neuropathy. These conditions worsen much more rapidly the h... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Dehydration: Generally speaking, the more darker the urine, the more dehydrated a person is. In the absence of other urological symptoms, increase your fluid intak... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
5 to 7 days: Depending on your overall medical condition, the infection will clear in 5 to 7 days after starting the appriopriate antibiotic. Factors that will aff... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: Hepatitis c is a virus and can be transmitted via body fluids such as blood, sperm, and possibly through saliva.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Not really: It is not normal for prostate fluid to be expressed with a bowel movement. However, if the bowel movement is very large or severely constipated, then ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: Cystoscopy is the test of choice for evaluating the bladder by visual examination. It can also visualize the inner part of the prostate (prostatic ure... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: This is indeed an area of concern in patients who have been treated with radiation, particularly if they received radiation therapy when younger in ag... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Fluids, medications: This is a very common problem in patients who have an indwelling ureteral stent. Although it is not dangerous, it can be very bothersome. Drinking flu... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Oct 15, 2015
Highly qualified and excellent bedside manner.
HealthTap member
May 4, 2012
I love the answers Dr. khorsandi gives stright and to the point.with information you can understand :)
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Khorsandi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
i do drink about a gallon of water everyday, take cranberry pills and acidophillus. always void after sex. i will follow up with what you recommended about the obstruction. i get about 6 a year even i...Read More
HealthTap member
Thanks for giving your time. I'm hoping to find a reliable solution to my ED problem. I want to try the injection. any thoughts?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much! This helped as lot and relaxed my worries

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Graduated 1994MD

Awards

Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
Most Influential, First Place, Los Angeles, CA - Winter
2013
Top Urologist , Third Place, California - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Good Samaritan Hospital
St. Vincent Medical Center
California Hospital Medical Center
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