Andrology is a medical discipline that deals specifically with the sexual and reproductive area of the male and also deals with problems concerning the urogenital or urological area, looking at the repercussions that these can have on the sexual and reproductive sphere. The andrologist is the professional who performs the andrological examination. Let’s see what it is for and what it does.
When it is necessary to contact an andrologist
There are situations in which it is strictly necessary to consult a doctor andrologist, such as in cases of impotence, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, problems in the sexual sphere, enlarged testicles, unable to have children, prostate problems, suspicion of varicocele, pain in the sexual organs, developmental delay in adolescence, after 50 years of age.
The patient can confide intimate problems to the andrologist without fear of being judged: the professional doctor is an expert on the subject and will be able to find the right solutions to the problem manifested. Furthermore, he is the person indicated to provide a professional remedy in cases of premature ejaculation and impotence, two very common problems in modern life.
How the andrological examination takes place
The andrological examination is not painful and has no risk. Therefore, anyone who has to go to the andrologist doctor to undergo an examination can rest assured that nothing serious will happen.
You do not need any preparation before going to visit, you just need to bring with you any tests carried out previously to give the doctor the opportunity to have a clearer picture of the situation.
The first thing the andrologist will do will be to expose the patient to some questions regarding nutrition, physical activity, alcohol and smoking consumption and in general about the lifestyle conducted.
After soon having all the information regarding drug intake, any pathologies related to the genital organs, sexual life and more, the andrologist doctor proceeds to examine the body, analyzing hair, body fat, shape of the breasts, size and appearance of the penis and testicles. to detect possible anomalies.
The doctor concludes the examination with the palpation of the testicles to check the dilation of the blood vessels and ascertain their sensitivity, in order to be able to make a correct diagnosis.