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Putting Patients First Welcome to Fifth Avenue Urology, the practice of Dr. Yaniv M. Larish. We are located in Manhattan, in New York City’s beautiful Upper East Side. We offer the most advanced state of the art diagnosis and treatment for all problems of the male and female urological and reproductive systems. Dr. Larish served… Continue Reading

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What is a Urethral Stricture?

Urethral stricture: An Overview The narrowing down of urethra, the tube via which urine passes from the kidneys to the bladder, is known as urethral stricture. Formation of scar tissue inside a specific segment of the urethra causes the stricture. An individual with urethral stricture will experience difficulty urinating, and the urine will fill up… Continue Reading

I have erectile dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction: Treatment Options & Procedures Many men who we see at our practice often opine, “I have erectile dysfunction.” We tell our patients that not having an erection once in a while should not bother them. We recommend the patients to consult our urologists only when they fail to have an erection consistently. Our… Continue Reading

What is Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH)?

What is benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH)?  We’ve outlined relevant details about BPH in this article, including common symptoms, causes, risk factors, diagnosis methods, and treatment options. Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) implies a urological condition where the bladder becomes enlarged. BPH exclusively affects men aged 51-60 who experience a blockage in the smooth… Continue Reading

I have Peyronie’s Disease. What are my options?

Peyronie’s Disease causes a male’s penis to bend or curve abnormally when he experiences an erection. The growth and proliferation of fibrous plaques (fibrous scar tissue) beneath the skin of the penis cause the curvature. The anomalous bending of the penis during erection can be quite painful for the individual. It is quite normal for… Continue Reading

Best Treatments for Kidney Stones

at our Fifth Avenue practice have amassed extensive experience in effectively dealing with nearly the entire gamut of urological issues. We specialize in both surgical and conventional modes of treatment for BPH, kidney cancer, prostatitis, UTI, and a host of other urological conditions. We strictly maintain ethical standards of treatment and carry out day to… Continue Reading

Kidney Cancer: Treatments & Outlook

Kidney Cancer Overview Renal or kidney cancer stands for any cancer about the kidney or kidneys. We reiterate to our patients that hypertension, smoking, obesity, and aging constitute high-risk factors for the occurrence of kidney cancer. Kidney cancers chiefly develop in the renal pelvis and renal tubule-two vital sections of kidneys. One out of every… Continue Reading

Overactive bladder: Causes & Treatments

In this review, we inform our patients about the causes of and treatment options for overactive bladder. Overactive bladder: Synopsis Innumerable men and women contact our urologists in East Upper Side (Manhattan) to know about ‘overactive bladder: causes & treatments.’ We make it clear that overactive bladder refers to their sudden and uncontrollable urge to… Continue Reading

Future Outlook for Prostate Cancer Treatment

All patients diagnosed with prostate cancer who visit our urology clinic, inevitably ask ‘what is the future outlook for prostate cancer treatment?’ Prostate cancer, like any other type of cancer, can be life-threatening, especially when it is an advanced stage. However, even the most experienced cancer specialists and urologists may not be able to say… Continue Reading

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Prostatitis

Prostatitis is an infection that exclusively affects males. A male is diagnosed with acute prostatitis when his prostate gland becomes infected, leading to the organ’s inflammation. The prostate is a small gland that surrounds a man’s urethra, the tube that takes urine and semen out of the body. The prostate supplies nutrients to semen, performing… Continue Reading

The Doctor speaks about Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s)

Urinary Tract Infections What our doctor speaks about urinary tract infections could go a long way in making patients aware about the same. UTIs affect kidneys, ureters (tubes carrying urine from kidneys to the urinary bladder), and urinary bladder. UTI is caused by bacteria infesting the urinary tract when they break through the body’s defense… Continue Reading

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence

Generally speaking, urinary incontinence is a grave health issue where an individual’s ability to hold urine weakens or is completely lost. It is prevalent in geriatric or old people, and is more predominant in women, compared to men. Urinary incontinence: Causes We at Fifth Avenue Urology have observed that urinary incontinence could adversely affect the… Continue Reading

How Does the Vasectomy Procedure Work?

We at Fifth Avenue Urology have several years of experience in providing urological care to individuals of all age groups. As highly experienced urologists, we offer various urological services including but not limited to vasectomy, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction treatments. Our medical specialists, Drs. Michael S. Brodherson, Leonard Glickman, and Yaniv M. Larish are… Continue Reading

The Effects of Erectile Dysfunction on the Lives of Men 

The branch of medicine known as urology deals with a range of health problems and diseases, one of which is erectile dysfunction, also known simply as ED. This is a very common condition in men but, naturally, men that suffer from ED feel very alone and it can feel like they are the online ones… Continue Reading

How to Choose the Best Urologist

If you suffer from problems relating to the bladder, kidneys, and related areas, the usual professional that can provide expert help and treatment is a urologist. In this article we will discuss how to choose the best Urologist. These medical specialists have expert knowledge and training to deal with issues such as these. This is… Continue Reading

How Premature Ejaculation Problems can Affect Men

When it comes to their sexual performance, men can be extremely embarrassed in terms of discussing premature ejaculation problems. While those that feel they perform well generally have no problem talking about these matters, those that experience issues tend to hide them away and steer clear of the subject even with their own partner. One… Continue Reading

Do You Experience a Burning Sensation When Urinating? 

Many people know the discomfort and pain of a burning sensation when urinating. For some people, the sensation is so severe it puts them off going to the toilet when they need to urinate because they don’t want to have to go through the pain. However, this can then lead to other issues such as… Continue Reading

What is Prostate Cancer and How Is It Treated?

Prostate cancer is one of the most widespread cancers in men and it is estimated that about 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed at one point or the other in their lives. But still so much is unknown about this form of cancer. Without proper knowledge, the chances of catching symptoms early and successfully… Continue Reading

5 Medical Conditions treated by NYC Urologists

There are many specialist branches of medicine, one of which is the field of urology. This article will discuss conditions treated by NYC urologists. Experts in urinary tract conditions, NYC urologists can deal with a variety of conditions and have the expertise and training to make speedy diagnoses and administer relevant treatment. People go to… Continue Reading

Cancer of the Bladder

Cancer of the Bladder: The Risk Factors As is the case with other types of cancer, there are a number of key risk factors linked to cancer of the bladder. This is a form of cancer that can affect men and women, and diagnosis and treatment can be dealt with by a qualified urologist. There… Continue Reading

The Most Common Causes of Erectile Dysfunction

What Are The Most Common Causes of Erectile Dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction is a problem that affects most men from time to time, however, if it becomes an ongoing problem then it can be something that needs medical attention. Erectile dysfunction can be a symptom of a number of different conditions. In some cases, it should… Continue Reading

Enlarged Prostate Information

Seeking Advice for an Enlarged Prostate  There are many men that suffer with various problems with their prostate gland and for some it can cause a lot of issues. This gland is one that is only found in men and as men get older, the risk of prostate problems can increase. One of the issues… Continue Reading

Signs and Symptoms of Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

What are the Signs and Symptoms of ED?  Many men become hugely concerned and stressed because they think they are suffering from ED or erectile dysfunction. This is a common condition in men, particularly those that are over the age of around 40 years. However, it is important to remember that failing to achieve an… Continue Reading

Urologist for Urinary Incontinence in Females

What Causes Urinary Incontinence in Females?  Urinary incontinence is a problem that can affect women of all ages. While many associated this condition with older women, it can affect women who are middle-aged and even women in their 20s and 30s. It is also important to remember that urinary incontinence can be short term or… Continue Reading

Urinary Tract Infections

What Causes Urinary Tract Infections?  UTIs or Urinary Tract Infections are very common amongst adults and can also affect children. These infections affect both men and women and they can cause a lot of pain and discomfort. In addition, they can lead to more serious problems if they are not treated in a timely manner,… Continue Reading

NYC Best Urologists Discuss When to See a Urologist.

When is it Wise to See Your Urologist Urologists are specialists in the medical field and are able to deal with a wide range of issues relating to the bladder and related areas. There are many reasons why people go to see their urologist and it is important for everyone to be aware of when… Continue Reading

What is Cystitis and How Is It Treated?

If you have symptoms that are consistent with a urinary infection, chances are you may have cystitis. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder that is often caused by a bacterial infection. Cystitis is also one of the most common UTIs diagnosed. In this article, we’re going to address some of the symptoms of cystitis,… Continue Reading

How Do People Get Bladder Infections?

Bladder infections are a fairly common problem. They can affect anybody, including men, women, and children. Quite often, they are associated with sexually transmitted urinary tract infections, but this is not always the case. It is possible to get a bladder infection even if you have never had any sexual contact with anybody. Bladder infections… Continue Reading

Should I See A Urologist About My Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction is something that can have a big impact on your quality of life. You may start to worry that you are unable to satisfy your partner, or that you are going to experience these problems long-term. If you have experienced erectile dysfunction recently or have been seeing these symptoms on a regular basis,… Continue Reading

How to Plan a Trip to the Urologist

Your trip to the urologist involves a thorough examination and discussion of urinary tract health. A urologist doctor treats urinary tract problems in male and female along with male reproductive health; hence you should prepare for plenty of personal discussions. In the light of this, here is a guide that will provide an insight into… Continue Reading

How Can a Urologist Help To Fight Stress Incontinence

The leakage of urine with pressure on the urethra and bladder is called the Stress Urinary Incontinence. This can be due to many activities such as exercise, laughing, and sneezing, etc. It depends on how severe it is; you may also leak while doing forceful activities such as walking, standing, and bending over. It is… Continue Reading