Dr. Arthur Crowley, MD

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • LBI Urology, P.C.

Location:

  • Howell, NJ

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Some good news, guys: A new analysis of penis sizes will help reassure most of you that you're normal, researchers say.

    Many males worry about their penis size, even when there's no cause for concern. But until now, there has been no formal revie...Full Article

  • Arthur Crowley, MD - Howell, NJ - Urology
    Arthur Crowley, MD answered:
    A Foley catheter is usually needed after prostate surgery, especially radical prostatectomy. Once the prostate is removed, a connection between the urinary bladder and urethra is made and held with sutures. The Foley catheter allows the area to heal while draining the bladder. The catheter is left...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's new evidence that gay men not infected with HIV can stay that way if they take a pill called Truvada in the days before and after a sexual encounter with an infected partner.

    The strategy is known as "pre-exposure prophylaxis," or PrEP...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. recommendations against the PSA test for prostate cancer might have prompted a small but measurable increase in the number of higher-risk cases diagnosed recently, according to a new study.

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) in...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Choosing active surveillance over treatment for prostate cancer may decrease the odds of survival in men with intermediate-risk cancer, a new study says.

    The risk of death over 15 years for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancers who chose clo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that a wait-and-watch approach for prostate cancer isn't being used often enough, and that more men are being treated than may be necessary.

    Additionally, the researchers expressed concern about the numbers of men being tr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Eclipse System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat fecal incontinence in adult women aged 18 to 75, the agency said in a news release.

    Fecal incontinence is especially common among older adults. Vaginal childbir...Full Article

  • Arthur Crowley, MD - Howell, NJ - Urology
    Arthur Crowley, MD answered:
    There are no foods that naturally contain calcium oxalate.

    The chemical compound (calcium oxalate) forms when calcium and oxalate combine in the GI (gastrointestinal) tract. This may contribute to kidney stone formation. People prone to forming calcium oxalate stones may be asked by their physician...Read More
  • Arthur Crowley, MD - Howell, NJ - Urology
    Arthur Crowley, MD answered:
    Renal colic refers to the sharp or cramping, severe pain in the lower back that radiates to the front of the body associated with the passage of a kidney stone.
    The pain usually starts suddenly as the stone moves into an area of the kidney and blocks the flow of urine. The most common first site of blockage...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Rheumatology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with recent gut, urinary tract or genital infections may be less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis, new research says.

    The findings are "particularly interesting" in light of recent research suggesting that digestive system bacteria m...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A smartphone accessory that can detect HIV and syphilis has been developed by Columbia University researchers.

    The low-cost device can spot markers of the infectious diseases from a finger prick of blood in 15 minutes. It's the first smartphone ...Full Article

  • Arthur Crowley, MD - Howell, NJ - Urology
    Arthur Crowley, MD answered:
    Cruciferous vegetables are a special group of vegetables known to have excellent cancer fighting properties. These vegetables contain isothiocyanates, phytochemicals known to stimulate our bodies to break down potential carcinogens (cancer causing substances).  The following are examples of cruciferous...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiation Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate biopsies that combine MRI technology with ultrasound appear to give men better information regarding the seriousness of their cancer, a new study suggests.

    The new technology -- which uses MRI scans to help doctors biopsy very specific p...Full Article

  • Arthur Crowley, MD - Howell, NJ - Urology
    Arthur Crowley, MD answered:
    There are various types of doctors who you can go and speak with initially regarding erectile dysfunction. These include:
    • your own general practitioner or family doctor
    • a urologist or someone who specializes in genitourinary medicine
    • a specialist in sexual medicine
    • a cardiologist, endoc
    ...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although use of an IVF treatment for male infertility, known as intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), has doubled in the past decade, the procedure is not always associated with better outcomes, according to a new study from the U.S. Centers for Disea

    ...Full Article