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Testosterone Treatment; pros and cons

Testosterone, a steroid hormone, helps maintain muscle, bone, and libido. Men in their 4th decade (mid-30s), begin to have less testosterone in their bodies, at an average of just under 2% per year. If that drop continues, it could lead to hypogonadism or low testosterone. This happens to 20% of men in their 60s. Also, […]

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are contagious diseases that are passed between persons through direct sexual contact, through vaginal, oral, and anal sex. But sometimes they can spread through direct skin contact. This is because some STDs, like herpes and HPV, are spread by skin-to-skin contact. There are several types of […]

Stem Cell Therapy in Male Sexual Dysfunction:

Erectile dysfunction is becoming a common urological problem affecting men worldwide, with almost 40% of men at and above the age of 40 years being affected by the disease, at various levels. Whilst there are several conservative and interventional treatments for erectile dysfunction, they would treat but not cure the disease. What is Stem cells […]

Is it safe for people with UTI to keep fasting during Ramadan?

The holy Ramadan season is upon us and we are devoted and hardcore dedicated for the long ritualistic fasting hours. To make this Ramadan season safe and healthy, urologist Dr. Ali Thwaini has a lot to share! With long fasting hours, it is obvious that the water intake lowers to below the sufficiency levels and […]

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 […]

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