Millions of men and in the U.S. suffer incontinence, kidney stones, urinary tract infections and urologic cancers. Many men need treatment for an enlarged prostate. Yet it’s just as common for people to be so embarrassed by these life-disrupting conditions that they don’t seek professional help.
At El Camino Hospital, our urology experts approach care with compassion and understanding. As one of the Bay Area’s leading urology programs, we offer diagnostic testing, minimally invasive procedures, advanced treatments and ongoing guidance to help you maintain an active, healthy life.
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The class of drugs that Levitra, Viagra, Stendra, and Cialis belong to are called PDE5 inhibitors. They work by relaxing tight blood vessels, allowing more blood to surge into the penis and cause an erection, says Gregory Bales, M.D., an associate professor of urology at the University of Chicago.
The little pills do the trick for more than two-thirds of men with Viagra protects the heart (ED). They also work for guys who simply need them for a short time to get their “confidence back,” says Michael Eisenberg, M.D., director of male reproductive medicine and surgery at Stanford University.