Dr. Andrew Siegel

Urology
Hackensack, NJ
42 years experience

Locations

Bergen Urological Associates

Hackensack, NJ

Address

20 Prospect Ave., Suite 715, Hackensack, NJ
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My office hours

Thursday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
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Practice website

Fax

2013424222

Office

Hackensack, NJ

About

Bio

Andrew Siegel received his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School, where he was elected to the AOA Honor Medical Society. He completed a residency in general surgery at the North Shore University Hospital, an affiliate of Cornell University School of Medicine and pursued residency training in urology at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. Thereafter, he did a fellowship in female pelvic reconstructive surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine prior to joining Bergen Urological Associates in Hackensack, New Jersey, where he has been in practice since 1988. Dr. Siegel is a diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a member of the American Urological Association, the New York Section of the American Urological Association, the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology, The International Continence Society and the American Uro-Gynecologic Society. He has authored chapters in textbooks including Current Operative Urology and Interstitial Cystitis, and has published articles in numerous journals including: Urology, Journal of Urology, Urology Clinics of North America, Postgraduate Medicine, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Neuro-Urology and Urodynamics, and International Urogynecology Journal. He has presented papers at professional meetings for many medical societies including the Philadelphia Urological Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Urological Association, both nationally and internationally. Dr. Siegel serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, actively involved in medical student and resident education. Dr. Siegel is an avid believer in remaining young, healthy and fit through the practice of exercise, nutritional conscientiousness and intelligent lifestyle choices. He is the author of FINDING YOUR OWN FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Health, Wellness, Fitness and Longevity, published in 2008. His second book, PROMISCUOUS EATING— Understanding and Ending Our Self-Destructive Relationship with Food, was published in 2011. He is passionate and enthusiastic about wellness advocacy and his goal is educating the community about healthy lifestyles and preventative measures that help ensure maximum fitness, nutrition, disease avoidance and longevity. Website : www.BergenUrological.com Blog: www.promiscuouseating.wordpress.com/ You Tube page : www.youtube.com/incontinencedoc Face Book page : www.facebook.com/promisceating

Specialties
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Urology

Languages spoken

English

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
No: Most facilities have exclusion criteria for semen banks, and diabetes is one of the diseases that generally precludes donation.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Discharge: A yellow-greenish discharge and painful urination.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
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Sweat or leakage: Can be sweat or a condition called urinary incontinence.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Weakness: Structural weakness in support tissue.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Many causes: There are numerous causes of hematuria--the serious ones are kidney and bladder cancers. Other possibilities are stones, urinary infections, benign p... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Urinalysis/culture: Culture, antibiotics, lots of fluids.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Behavioral technique: It's important to have at least have a urinalysis to check for infection, diabetes, etc, and a bladder scan to check the amount of urine remaining aft... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Painful blisters: Often is preceded by strange sensation followed by one or more painful blisters that rupture and then dry out and heal.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Fluids: Kidney infection is a serious matter and should be treated by a doctor. Absent that, drinking lots of fluids will help dilute the urine and flush the... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
No: Not that I am aware of; however, females have skene's glands--glands located near the urethra that are the female homologues of the male prostate glan... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Pain, discharge: In men, the classic symptoms are burning with urination and the presence of a greenish-yellow urethral discharge.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Yes: BPH needs periodic follow-up to monitor symptoms, urinalysis, ability to empty the bladder, psa, prostate exam and effect of medications that may be n... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
ER or gynecologist.: If you are having vaginal pain that is not getting better in a hurry, it is best to see a gynecologist or head to the er.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Exposure: Keep area clean, dry and exposed to air and light since yeast love a moist, dark, and warm environment. If this doesn't work, medication can be effec... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Congestion: Aka, congestive epididymal-orchitis.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Temporarily: Catheter can cause spasms of bladder causing leakage around the tube. After removed, can cause temporary incontinence from irritation.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
No: Should not be a problem.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Many: Conservative management is hydration, pain management and perhaps a medication to facilitate passage. If stone fails to pass, it may require a proced... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Likely BPH: Frequency and post-void dribbling can be symptoms of benign prostate enlargement, although there are many other possibilites. Being that you are a 65... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Possibly: There are many possible causes including diabetes, over-drinking, bph, overactive bladder, failure to empty completely, infection, stones, bladder tum... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Yes: More hydration leads to more urinating and clearer urine.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
No: Really not effective...Much better medications now. Yohimbine is really of historical interest only.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Pain locale/ fever: Bladder: rarely fever, chills, or ill; causes burning, frequency, lower abdominal pain, bleeding, etc. Kidney: flank pain, fever, chills, ill.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Polyp of urethra: Caruncle is benign, red polyp of female urethra often seen in women after menopause.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Ejaculation: Climax should end erection and eliminate pain.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Variable: Like veins in our arms, so are veins in our penises...Sometimes very prominent, sometimes hidden.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Not likely: Smoking does not directly cause incontinence. However, smoking can cause coughing which can provoke stress incontinence. Similarly, tobacco can caus... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
No: Best use it for wrapping your tuna sandwich!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Urethritis: This could be infection or inflammation of the urethra, which often causes discharge and burning with urination. It should be checked out by your doc... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Perhaps: Need to get checked...That's too many utis in a short period of time. If the utis are clearly sexually related in the absence of other problems, your... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Pavlovian response: This is a classically conditioned response, in which running water (evocative of urinating) can trigger the voiding reflex, causing acute urgency.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Perhaps: After hysterectomy, bulging of small intestine known as enterocele can occur. Pelvic exam will determine source of prolapse.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Quickly: Such medications as Pyridium (phenazopyridine) usually kick in within a few hours.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Yes: Yes, the trauma of removing catheter can be associated with bleeding/burning.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Adolescence: By the time your body is full grown, at the time of adolesence.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Urethritis: An inflammation or infection of the urethra.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
No: It is not harmful to ejaculate twice in a day.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Yes: Still can climax, even without erection.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Not usually: Generally by 18, the testes and scrotum have achieved adult size, unless there is substantially delayed puberty, .
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Anxiety channelled: People can channel anxiety and stress into the bladder causing frequent voiding, just as anxiety can be channeled into migraines, ulcer disease and ir... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Hygiene; dry; air: Keep the head of the penis clean, dry and exposed to air and sunlight. It is a dark, warm, moist environment that promotes yeast and bacterial growth... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Yes possibly.: Hpv can cause a wart anywhere there is skin.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Variable: In micro-hematuria, you lose a negligible amount of blood. With visible hematuria, it can run the gamut from a small amount to a significant amount, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
As a young child: Oab can occur at any age.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
FSD: Female sexual dysfunction including issues of libido, lubrication, arousal, orgasm and pain.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Unlikely: Hpv is virus spread by human-to-human contact.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Yes: Perfectly normal and will continue along with taking the vitamins.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Variable: It is a mechanical device and can malfunction at any time; however, they are very well engineered and often will last many years until they require a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Might be: This could be a mechanical phenomenon from seminal fluid in the urethra, although this usually would not last for an entire day. Alternatively can be ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 42 years experience
Urethritis: Often a std that infects and inflames the urethra, such as gonorrhea or chlamydia.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Siegel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Siegel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks alot, had all three of the symptoms, thought I was getting sick.
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Thanks , what can we differential for urethral caruncle?
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thanks helps a great deal

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

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