Dr. Ivan Colon

Urology
Brooklyn, NY
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Brooklyn, NY

Address

1 prospect park west, Suite C, Brooklyn NY 11203
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

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Ghi Service

HIP Health Plans

Elder Health, Inc

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About

Specialties
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Urology

Languages spoken

Russian

Doctor Q&A

106 Answers
63 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
No: Rectal bleeding is not associated with prostate cancer, but can be associated with colon-rectal malignancies.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Contact your PCP!: Dear patient, as per food & drug administration (fda), Lisinopril may cause birth defects or fetal death if you take it while you are pregnant. If yo... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
No, but depends: In the older days, it was taught to remove adrenals with kidneys for the treatment of rcc. A lot has change and the adrenal does not need to be remov... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Depends: If you are truly taking your birth control as indicated (withouyt missing doses), you should not need to. If you have more than one partners (or yo... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
See your GYN: You may wanyt to consider a vaginitis and you may need treatment. See your gynecologist for further management.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
I am confused: Your question is a bit vague. Kidney stones and eswl do not cause scar in the penis. If you are referring to peyronie's, thi sis not cause by that. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Condoms is a must: Condoms should always be used to prevent std's, hiv, etc. So if you want to gamble with you life don't use a condom. If you have a partner that is i... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Depends: You need to be more specific, if you ejaculate as soon as you penetrate and your penis looses the erection, you may fit the diagnosis of premature eja... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Usually not a lot: You have to be more specific and need to see a urologist. You shoudl measure your penis while erect. The mean of an erect human penis is approxim... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Depends. : Depends on how much was reseected and any other concomitant problems. Amount if cancer in the bladder if it is heavy bleeding and there is blood clot... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Nothing, Sorry: There is no known home treatment fro kidney cancer. See a specialist in this area. If untreated, kidney cancer can be lethal.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Ask: Have a conversation with her and if she has not gone to the doctor taker her there & ask permission from her to fill out a hippa form that will allow ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
6 weeks.: The magic time frame is 6 weeks. I usually leave the stent for 6 weeks. However endopyelotomy is an ambulatory procedure and you should be able to... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Avoid Bad stuff : Alcohol, smoking and drugs can decraese sperm count. Smoking tobacco not only to decrease the quality of a woman’s eggs, but it is thought to redu... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Not known. : This is not listed as a side effect. To be prudent you should be checked by a urologist or pcp. Make sure that this is not blood in the urine (hematur... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Perhaps: Normal urine color ranges from pale yellow to deep amber — the result of a pigment called urochrome and how diluted or concentrated the urine is. S... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Depends: If you are talking about ureter stent, most people can fly right away. Cardiac and other stents you need to refer to those specialists.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Yes: It is common to have stent related pain, irritation like frequency, nocturia (going at night) and urgency. Somtimes the pain may be felt right at the... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Masturbation: Fertility clinic usually get their samples by =: 1. Male donor masturbates in office or at home. 2. Right before ejaculation during intercourse may b... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Medicate and Hydrate: Whenever you are passing a stone, flank pain may ensue (associated nausea and vomiting). Usually fever, malaise , chills, rigors & weakness are not g... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
A metabolic work-up : The best way to fight stones is to understand your metabolism. I believe that most stone formres should have a metabolic work-up. This should incl... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Depends: You need to be more specific, if you ejaculate as soon as you penetrate and your penis looses the erection, you may fit the diagnosis of premature eja... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
A variety of things : Torsion, tumor, infections (including std, insect bites, exposure to mumps), trauma, varicocles, iatrogenic (secondary to procedures), hernias, to nam... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
A few: Amoxicillin; azithromycin-zithromax; doxycycline-doryx; vibramycin, ; vibra-tabs erythromycin-e-base; erythrocin; levofloxacin-levaquin; ofloxacin-... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Paraphilia: Paraphilia is a sexual problem where the sexual arousal is in response to objects or stimuli not associated with normal sexual behavior patterns and t... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
NO: An enlarged prostate has nothing to do with prostate cancer. Prostate enlargement may lead to urinary problems, but the size of the prostate may not ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Acute or chronic?: Very important to know if this is an acute or chronic problem. Causes of epididymitis are: infectious, trauma, vascular, tumors, iatrogenic (sequelae ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Need more info: You need expert opinion on voiding dysfunction. Urinary retention can be a risk factor for recurrent uti's. As for the reason why are you having uri... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
NOt really: Your question is a bit hard to understand. If you or family member had a sling for urinary stress incontinence, this can lead to bladder outlet obstr... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Not necessarily : Hematuria can be caused by tumors, infection, foreign bodies (i.E bladder stones), trauma (including procedures) to name a few. It should be evaluate... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Not as easy to answe: Some people have tried other intravesical therapies like Mitomycin or valstar (valrubicin) that now is indicated for BCG failure. The problem is it is... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Depends: It is prudent to decrease protein intake rspecially if 1 kidney. The average person needs between 40-65 gm of protein/day. This is based on body size... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
No: Normal urine color ranges from pale yellow to deep amber. A pigment called urochrome and how diluted or concentrated the urine are responsible for th... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Fungal infection: If you are referring to frequent itching and redness with or without involvement of the groin area, this could be due to a fungal infection (i.e. Jock... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
It was not surgery: Bringing the testicle into the scrotum improves sperm production and increases the odds of fertility (depending the age it was brought down). It also ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Depends: Its hard to answer this question without a good history and physical and some tests. This could be secondary to infection (although unlikely if years)... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
No: No, but this is a scientific response not a religious one. Oral sex can transmit sexually transmitted diseases (stds) as well. This question is also ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Please see a doctor: As simple/embarrassing as this may be, see an md. Getting a quick fix through this site is not proper medicine. Sounds like you may have a paraphimo... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Depends.: Back pain may be caused by many different conditions, including kidney diseases. If the kidneys are involved, it is usually because of an obstructing... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
What not to eat!: Consult your pcp or nutritionist. Avoid high purines foods - meat products such as internal organs, liver, kidneys, heart and other parts of animals ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Unlikely : Hpv is sexually transmitted. 90% can be cleared by our immune system and the ones that are not cleared end up in warts. Most people have no symptoms.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
YES: A hernia is an organ (usually bowel) that is not on its usual anatomical location. The majority of the time, this is from a weakness in muscles that ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Yes. : Hirsuties coronae glandis (also known as "hirsutoid papillomas, "or "pearly penile papules")are small saliences on the ridge of the glans of the male ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Hyperechoic area: Usually a sonographic detection of urinary stones is relative easy. Stones usually have a distinct echogenicity (bright) and posterior acoustic shado... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Usually none: Early kidney cancer is usually asymptomatic and in this day an age it is found incidentally. Over 30 years ago the usual presentation was abdominal ma... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Varies : In this day and age, symptoms from kidney cancer are absent. Most tumors are found incidentally. In the old days people would present with abdominal m... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Para phimosis : This occurs when the foreskin of an uncircumcised male cannot be pulled back over the head of the penis. This can lead to swelling and pain. There is... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Many causes.: If indeed it is your kidney that is causing the pain, it can be due to infections, stones, tumors of the urinary tract, blood clot, spontaneous bleed,... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Quite good : In a study from seattle, involving men aged between 40 to 64 years, it showed, in a median follow up of 13.2 years, a 10-year prostate cancer specific... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivan Colon
Urology 29 years experience
Be careful: Atkins is not the only way to loose weight. Obviously, extreme obesity is a risk factor of kidney disease. But there are other health risks associate... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Colon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Colon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks doctor my case . I had one sexual relation in my life I found that I have fast ejaculation and ED. What I can even I went to doctor
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Dietry restrictions makes me feel weak. I have calcium oxalate stones. I had consultion with nephrologist. But I'm still not convinced.
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Tks for the info but I was told these hernias could constrict blood flow any vomments

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, WI
Graduated 1994MD

Awards

Best Doctors 2010
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Brooklyn Urology, P.C.
New York Methodist Hospital
American Urological Association
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