Branch of medicine that deals with the study of male infertility and sexual dysfunction are called Andrology. Doctors who are well trained and specialized in andrology are Andrologists. They evaluate, diagnose, and treat medical conditions and diseases that are related to males such as erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer, etc.
A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be an Andrologist:
A healthy male individual can visit an Andrologist once in a year to know the health condition of his genitals. However, a male patient who is diagnosed with any of the diseases related to genital parts or organs should visit an Andrologist once in 3-4 months or as directed by the doctor.
If an individual is suffering from genital diseases, infections, and disorders, then he should consult an Andrologist. Few of the genital diseases are:
Andrologists are the doctors who focus on diagnosing and treating medical conditions & diseases that affect male fertility and sexuality. Urologists are the doctors who are specialized in urology and well trained to treat disorders and diseases of the urinary tract and adrenal gland in men and women.
Yes, Andrologist can diagnose and treat erectile dysfunction in men with the help of medications and lifestyle modifications. In a few cases, the patient may be referred to a Sexologist for better results from an appropriate treatment course.
Andrologists are specialized doctors who diagnose and treat medical conditions, diseases, disorders, and infections that affect male fertility and sexuality. So, testicular cancer can be diagnosed and treated by an Andrologist with proper medications and lifestyle modifications.