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Dr. Richard David

Urology
Sherman Oaks, CA
37 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sherman Oaks, CA

Address

5522 Sepulveda Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross of California

Blue Shield of California

Health Net Of California

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Could have infection: Burning pain after being instrumented can be a sign of infection. You could also be passing a stone or stone fragment after your procedure. You should... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Cloudy urine: Cloudy urine can come from infections in the urine or also from crystals forming in the urine to make it appear cloudy. If you have no changes in your... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
BPH: BPH refers to enlargement of the prostate. As the prostate enlarges it can pinch off the urine channel and make it harder for urine to flow. BPH can l... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Man losing erection: It sounds like your partner is having difficulty maintaining his erection. There can be a variety of causes for this and he should have a medical eval... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Examination: Diagnosis looks at symptoms, examination of the prostate and microscopic examination of prostate fluid. Culture of the prostate fluid is helpful but n... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Keep trying: Wearing a urostomy is a trial and error process until you find the appliance that works best for you. Talk to your surgeon or nursinag association to ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Frequent urination: Martha at your age urinating every hour can be a sign of problems. Infections, nerve problems and other things can be the cause. First be sure that yo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Scrotal rash: Rashes on the scrotum can be from a number of causes. Commonly yeast grow in the skin creases and cause jock itch. A variety of other conditions inclu... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
May have prostatitis: Often standard urine tests will not detect prostate infections. Prostatitis is a common cause of painful urination and lower abdominal or groin pain. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Can last a long time: Epididymitis is an infection of the epididymis. Treatment with antibiotics usually relieves the symptoms within 3-4 weeks. Hot baths and anti-inflamma... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
No big deal: A simple cyst in the kidney is common and does not need any further evaluation or treatment. Forget about it and enjoy life.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Multiple choices: Casodex is available as a generic, Eulexin was the first drug like it but with a higher risk of diarrhea. Finally Nilutamide is an option. Another opt... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
See a specialist: Ed can result from a vartiety of causes. Most are physical, few are emotional. Most can be treated with a variety of treatments. Also important is the... Read More
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Need to get checked: Hematospermia and prostatic bleeding need to be checked. An infection is likely as is prostate enlargement and rarely more serious things. A longer co... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
May be prostatitis: Abdominal groin the thigh pain going into testicle may also be prostatitis. If it doesn't go away with rest and antiinflammatories go to a urologist ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Could be infection: Bladder and pelvic pain (prostate in male and urethra in female) can cause low back pain burning and skin pain while urinating suggests source is in u... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
No relationship: The classic belief was that TRT affected Prostate Ca but this was based on 1 patient published in a report in the 1950s. Recent studies have repeated... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard David
Urology 37 years experience
Prostatitis?: Discharge and a strong urge to urinate sounds like a prostate infection. You could also have chlamidia which can be hard to identify. This will requi... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. David is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. David is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate the information concerning this medication .i do understand this level of treatment is for advanced cases.
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Made an appointment with my PCP. I don't often have these problems. Thank you for your help!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

UCLA

Affiliations

Urology Specialists of Southern California
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