Urology - By Category
You probably can't even imagine what symptoms you would have until you have a urology problem. This section highlights common signs and symptoms of urology conditions and cancers.
Seeing a doctor to diagnose and treat urology problems can be anxiety-provoking. Your doctor may perform a physical exam to pinpoint where you feel pain or discomfort. Urine tests are also commonly done, as well as imaging studies. This section looks at the diagnostic tests and treatments used in urology.
Urology Conditions - What Are Urinary Tract Disorders and Diseases?
Your urinary tract extends from your two kidneys down through two tube like structures called ureters, to your bladder, and urethra. Because your genital organs are very close to the urinary tract, in some cases, you may have a genital, not a urologic problem. This section deals exclusively with urology conditions.
Prevention & Risk Factors for Urologic Conditions and Cancers
Learning what risk factors could predispose you to developing a urology condition or cancer can help you take action that may lower your risk and prevent the condition or recurrence.This section deals exclusively with prevention and risk factors for urological conditions and cancers.
Your bladder is a flexible muscular sac that stores your urine before you urinate. Your bladder might not be functioning normally if you have pain or burning with urination, more frequent urination, or an inability to urinate at all.This section deals with exclusively with bladder problems.
Your kidneys perform critical function in eliminating waste products from your blood and keeping your blood chemically balanced. When your kidneys cannot filter your blood properly, it usually means that something is wrong with your kidneys or elsewhere in your body. This section deals exclusively with kidney problems.
Your bladder, prostate, and related nearby organs are something you probably don't give much thought to - until something goes wrong. For older men, this usually means an enlarged or irritated prostate, but not always. This section deals with urology problems found in men of all ages.
You probably take urinating regularly for granted unless you feel pain, pressure, difficulty urinating, or notice discomfort after sex. Your urinary tract is much closer to your genital area than in men, putting you at increased risk for infections and other problems.This section deals with urology problems found in women.
Whether you have a newborn, toddler, or teen, your child might have a urinary tract infection or something wrong in their urinary tract. This section deals with urology conditions in children, including newborns right through the teen years.
Urological Cancers: Kidneys, Prostate, Bladder, and Testicular
Cancer can affect the kidneys, bladder, prostate and testicles; together these are known as urological cancers. If you worry you are at risk for one of these cancer, or you have been recently diagnosed, read on.
Glossary - Urology
Wondering what technical terms important in urology mean? This section provides a glossary of key terms important in urology.