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Posts for: December, 2010

It doesn't matter if you're male or female, between the ages of 20-90, the
chances are if you're electronically connected, you will have received a message asking you if you want to last longer in bed or if you would like to have a longer more powerful erection.

It is estimated that one in ten men over the age of 35 has bought prescription medicines online. This certainly has an appeal to many men. It allows them to make the purchase cheaply sometimes at 1\3 of the cost of the drug from a pharmacy. The man can obtain the medication discreetly and with only the most rudimentary of health checks. But purchasing Viagra over the Internet doesn't come without risks. A recent report by Pfizer suggested 90 per cent of the drug bought this way is fake and may contain toxic ingredients such as rat poison and paint and paracetamol - which if unwittingly combined with paracetamol-based cold or headache remedies could cause liver failure. Also, drugs like Viagra are contraindicated with certain medications like nitroglycerin and can result in a fatal heart attack if a man takes Viagra, develops chest pain and then takes a nitroglycerin tablet. Remember the movie, "XXXX", when Jack Nicholson took both medications and ended up in the emergency room?

Bottom Line: You get what you pay for. Better and safer to get your medications from a reputable source and at the advice from your physician. There's no erection worth a heart attack!

Loss of Urine After Vaginal Surgery-You Don't Need To Depend On Depends

There are many women who will develop urinary incontinence after vaginal surgery. For example if a woman has a protrusion of her bladder, uterus, or rectum into the vagina and needs a surgical correction, the surgery may result in the involuntary loss of urine with coughing and sneezing after the surgery. The reason is that the protrusion or prolapse kinks or bends the urethra or the tube from the bladder that transports urine to the outside of the body before the surgical correction thus preventing incontinence. Once the normal anatomy has been restored and the urethra is no longer kinked, urinary incontinence may occur. It is estimated that more than 30% of women who are continent before surgery will develop incontinence or loss of urine after the procedure.

What to do? Be sure that your doctor checks for incontinence in the office BEFORE you have the surgery. This may require some testing or maneuvers in the office to reduce the prolapse or protrusion and check for incontinence. If incontinence is unmasked, then the doctor can perform a small procedure during the surgery to repair the prolapse that will prevent incontinence afterwards.

Bottom Line: Urinary incontinence is a significant problem that results in loss of self-esteem, confidence, and may lead to a reclusive life-style. In most instances this can be cured and prevented in women who are undergoing vaginal surgery if the doctor is aware of this possibility before the surgery takes place.


New Orleans Urologist Now Offering Same and Next-Day Appointments

Nationally recognized urologist, Dr. Neil Baum, is now offering same and next-day appointments to accommodate the needs and schedules of his patients.
NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Dr. Neil Baum, a well-known urologist in New Orleans, is pleased to announce that his practice is now offering same and next-day appointments. Whether patients are coming in for a routine visit or have health concerns that require immediate attention, Dr. Baum is providing same and next-day attention that is convenient for his patients' schedules.
"A patient's care should never be put on hold because they can't get in to see the doctor. Our practice makes it as easy as possible to get the care you need, when you need it. Simply call or email requesting a same-day or next-day appointment, and we'll work around your schedule to bring you urological care at your convenience, "said Dr. Neil Baum, New Orleans urologist.

Dr. Neil Baum is a nationally recognized author, speaker and urologist in New Orleans and has been in private practice in New Orleans for over 30 years. He offers care for a full array of urologic conditions including minimally invasive-in office procedures and treatment for urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, kidney stones, male infertility, prostate inflammation and male sterilization in New Orleans. His research interests focus on treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), overactive bladder (OAB) and lower urinary tract infections.

As patients navigate through the website for this New Orleans urologist, they will find a wealth of information about urological symptoms, treatments and technology. Additionally, patients have easy access to valuable practice information, including new patient forms, online appointment requesting, service descriptions, doctor bios and directions to the office. Whether a patient needs directions to the office or information about a treatment, such as a vasectomy in New Orleans, all of these resources are conveniently available with the click of a mouse.

Patients searching for an experienced urologist in New Orleans and the same-day convenience when scheduling appointments turn to Dr. Baum and his professional, caring staff for all of their urology needs.

To make an appointment today, call 504-891-8454 or visit

About Neil Baum M.D.: Dr. Neil Baum is a nationally recognized urologist in New Orleans and has been in the private practice of urology in New Orleans, LA, since 1978. He offers state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment of many urologic conditions including male sterilization, BPH treatment, male infertility and benign prostate enlargement in New Orleans. Dr. Baum frequently shares his extensive experience in urology by contributing regularly to the medical press and speaking at numerous medical meetings, practices and hospitals. Dr. Baum is also a member of numerous associations such as the American Urological Association, the American Fertility Society and the Louisiana State Medical Society.