Dr. M. Saad Khan is a medical oncologist and hematologist at Medical Oncology and Hematology at Mercy in Baltimore, a division of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy.
Mercy's team of top surgeons are known for their expertise in correcting ankle deformities caused by unsuccessful ankle fracture treatments.
Named a Best National Hospital in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report, Mercy Medical Center is home to Orthopedics and Joint Replacement offering innovative joint, hip and knee preservation, replacement and treatment options.
Mercy offers emergency care on the Downtown Baltimore campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (410-332-9477) with access to a trained emergency medicine team, diagnostic services and consultations with specialists.
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The urology specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, offer patients treatment for a broad spectrum of urologic conditions including, low testosterone.
Testosterone is a hormone that helps maintain muscle strength, body and facial hair, bone density, red blood cell production, sex drive and sperm production. It is normal for a patient’s testosterone level to decrease with age. However, testosterone levels can decrease more rapidly as a result of:
Symptoms of low testosterone can vary from patient-to-patient. Some common symptoms include:
After reviewing a patient’s symptoms and conducting a physical exam, a doctor may request a blood test to check testosterone levels. It is common for a doctor to request several blood tests because testosterone levels can fluctuate throughout the day.
Depending on the underlying cause of low testosterone, a doctor may prescribe lifestyle changes or adjustments in medication as an initial treatment. The most common treatment for low testosterone is replacement therapy. Testosterone replacement therapy is offered in several forms - patches, gels, injections or pills. Mercy urologists work with their patients to determine the best treatment option for each individual case.
The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of urological diseases and conditions. Mercy's urologists treat a broad range of urological disorders including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones, interstitial cystitis and urinary incontinence.
Dr. Damon Davis is a Board Certified urologist with The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
Hear from a patient who learned he had prostate cancer and had to make important decisions about his care.