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UTI in Pregnancy Dr.Ali Thwaini Urologist Dubai

UTIs during pregnancy are not uncommon and increase the risk of developing pyelonephritis, which is associated with an increased risk of fetal loss, premature delivery, and low birth weight babies. Screening can reduce the risk of this. All women should be screened for asymptomatic bacteriuria at the 1st antenatal appointment Symptomatic bacteriuria occurs in 17-20% […]

Pelvi-Ureteric Junction (PUJ) Obstruction

What is PUJ obstruction? PUJ obstruction results from narrowing of the junction between the pelvis of the kidney and ureter, resulting in impedance to the flow of the urine from the kidney to the ureter. The condition affects approximately one person in every 1000 adults and tends to occur more in men. Most people have […]

Stem Cell Therapy in Male Factor Infertility: Research Proposal:

Background: More than 10% of couples in the world experience fertility problems. Infertility, defined as failure to conceive a clinically detectable pregnancy after >12 months of unprotected intercourse, is a common condition, reported by 1 in 6 couples. Stem cells exist as undifferentiated cells. They are present in the embryonic and adult stages of life […]

Consultant Urologist in Dubai

After graduating from medical school, Baghdad University in 1994, Dr Thwaini relocated to Jordan where he started his career in Urology at the Royal Medical Services, which is a national tertiary referral center. He acquired FRCS (Ireland) in 1999 and the Jordanian Board in Urology in 2000. He then moved to Abu Dhabi where he […]

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

What is a urinary tract infection (UTI)? Urinary tract infections(UTI) occur usually due to microbial inaction of the urinalysis tract ( that could be anywhere from kidneys, bladder, prostate- in men, and urethra) with the inflammatory response of the body. The latter is usually manifested by various symptoms depending on the location of the infection […]

Non-surgical methods for Penile Enhancement

Non surgical methods for penile enhancement There are several conservative measures that if used properly, might help in gaining some length and possibly strength during erection.Penis stretching? Penis stretching refers to using own hands or a device to increase the length or girth of the penis.Although there’s evidence to suggest that stretching can increase penile […]

Penis Enlargement

Penoplasty (male enhancement) The penile enlargement procedure is seldom discussed. Men in general are private about their privates at the best of times, and when it comes to such an intimate matter, they are even more introvert. However, the amount of men going for penis enlargement procedures is up.  A recent UK based study, a […]

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED in men) impotence is defined as an inability to obtain or maintain an erection sufficient for penetration and for the satisfaction of both sexual partners. ED in men can be caused by many factors and may have a gradual or sudden onset. It can be very upsetting and result in a lot of stress […]

Prostate symptoms (bladder outlet obstruction)

The prostate gland lies just beneath the bladder and is normally about the size of a chestnut. The urethra (water pipe) runs through the middle of the prostate. The main function of the prostate is during your reproductive life. It produces fluid containing chemicals which nourish sperms to help with fertilisation. If you have difficulty starting or stopping your urine flow, a […]