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11 Signs You May Have a Urinary Tract Infection
Have you ever worried that you might have urinary tract infection symptoms. Learn what to look for and when to see a doctor.
What You Should Know About Kidney Stones
Kidney stones can give you excruciating pain and be tough to endure. Learn about them here.
Why You Keep Getting Out of Bed to Pee
If you wake up several times at night with a pressing need to urinate, you probably have a diminished capacity to hold your urine at night, and have what doctors refer to as
Blood In the Urine - What You Should Know About...
Whether you spot it on your toilet paper or see it in the toilet bowl, it is something that should be investigated promptly by your doctor.
Why Should I See a Urologist?
Have you wondered what kinds of problems a urologist takes care of? Can a simple urinary tract infection be handled by your primary care doctor? Discover what conditions urologists are most likely to treat.
The 10 Biggest Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is the second most frequently reported cause of mortality in males; preceded only by lung cancer.
6 Tips to Avoid Problems With Your Urinary System
There are a few simple things you can do to help keep your urinary system healthy.
Common Medications for BPH
If you are suffering from enlarged prostate, you may be wondering what your treatment options and whether or not you should undergo treatment at all. Up to 1/3 of men see their symptoms clear without treatment, but that doesn't mean that you should not be evaluated by a urologist. You can get several types of treatment if BPH bothers you and is interrupting urinary function. Medication may be effective for you.
Are Urinary Tract Infections Ruining Your Sex...
Do you ever feel like having sex gives you pleasure, but then you end up with repeated urinary tract infections? If you are female, you are more likely to have this problem because your urethra is much shorter than a man's, making it much easier for bacteria to travel up from the vagina into the urinary tract. Learn what you can do to manage this problem.
Have You Experienced a Sudden Loss of Bladder...
There are many possible causes of urinary incontinence and experiencing a sudden loss of bladder control. Learn about those causes and their treatment.
What You Need to Know About Blood in the Urine
When you should see a urologist about having blood in your urine.
Cystoscopy - Everything You Need to Know About...
If your doctor recommends that you have a cystoscopy, it may be because you have some unexplained symptoms in your bladder, urethra, prostate, or ureters. Find out why a cystoscopy is being requested, how the procedure is performed, and what to expect after the test is done.
Interstitial Cystitis
Interstitial cystititis (IC), also known as painful bladder syndrome (PBS), is tough to cope with. Affecting far more women than men, learn helpful statistics, how you would be diagnosed, and what you can do to minimize pain and discomfort.
What Do You Know About One of the Most...
Enlarged prostate (BPH) surgery is the most effective and longest lasting treatment of all of the options available for BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia).
kidney stones
Kidney Stones affect millions of people annually and are a source of extreme pain, lost work days and occasionally, severe medical impairment.
Female Urology Anatomy and External Sexual...
Do you ever wonder what female urology anatomy and external sexual anatomy looks like. Take a tour.
3 Ways People Are Trying to Enlarge the Penis
Penis enlargement, male enhancement
Irritative Urinary Symptoms
Irritative urinary symptoms are hard to tolerate. You may have trouble accurately pinpointing the urinary symptoms that you are experiencing. It may take time for your doctor to sort out the correct diagnosis.
Symptoms of Bladder Outlet Obstruction
If you are an older male who is seeing a different pattern to how you are urinating, one possibility is that you have a bladder outlet obstruction. Learn what the symptoms are and when to consult with a urologist.
Your First Visit to a Urologist
Has your primary care doctor referred you to a urologist? To get the most out of your visit,learn what to take with you and what questions to ask.
Are You Experiencing Painful Urination With...
Painful urination with burning is usually a sign of a urinary tract infection, irritation, or inflammation of the bladder, urethra, or prostate.
How Is BPH Diagnosed?
If you are having trouble urinating, are bothered by a weak or intermittent urinary flow, and you are a man over age 50, you could have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or an enlarged prostate. This article explains how BPH is diagnosed.
About ureteral stents
Ureteral stent placement, kidney stones, kidney obstruction, kidney blockage
An Enlarged Prostate or BPH
Are you over a man over age 50 and you are suddenly noticing increased frequency in urination, an intermittent flow? You might have an enlarged prostate, also known technically as BPH, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is a common, noncancerous, urologic condition that can put pressure on your urinary tract, causing problems with urination.
Learn Information About Urologists and Their...
A urologist is a medical doctor who specializes in treating urinary tract disorders in men, women, and children, as well as treating sexual dysfunction.
Minimally Invasive Treatments For An Enlarged...
Are you bothered by symptoms of an enlarged prostate? Learn what minimally invasive treatments are available and whether you want to explore them with your doctor.
Acute Urinary Retention
acute urinary retention is usually a sudden need to urinate and inability to do so. Often requires emergency room visit and insertion of a urinary catheter.
Urinary System Anatomy
Do you ever wonder how your urinary system anatomy works? Your kidney, ureters, bladder, and urethra all work together so that you urinate normally. Here's a review of how your urinary system anatomy works together.
How To Get On A Kidney Transplant Waiting List
If you have chronic kidney disease or kidney failure, you may need to get a kidney transplant. Here are some tips on beginning the process.
Urinary Troubles During Cold and Flu Season
Have you ever noticed it's harder to pee when you have a cold and are taking over-the-counter cold medicine? Here's why.
There are many urine tests that are done. Do you ever wonder what a urinalysis is, why it is ordered, and what your test results are all about.
What is Curved Penis, or Peyronie's Disease?
Curved penis with erection is also known as Peyronie's disease.
Low Testosterone Diagnosis
Diagnosis of Hypogonadism, Urology.
Treatment for Peyronie's Disease
Managing Peyronie's Disease, medicine and surgery
The Newest Ways to Treat Erectile Dysfunction
Oral medication for Erectile Dysfunction. Differentiating Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, Stendra
How Your Penis Can Get Into Trouble
Understanding three complications that have negative impacts on a penis.
What Would You Like to Ask Your Urologist...
There are important questions you can ask your urologist to reduce your anxiety and help you gain trust in working with your urologist.
Painful prostate, perineal pain,
Prostate pain, burning urination, prostatitis
Testicular Cancer
Testis cancer diagnosis, lumps in scrotum
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)
TURP, the most common procedure performed to remove the inner portion of the prostate for patients with BPH. Uses electrocautery and insertion of a rigid telescope through the urethra.
Buying effective supplements for ED
Supplements for ED are everywhere and totally unregulated. Learn which supplements boost male performance and which bust your wallet.
There Are Two Main Requirements That Need to Be...
Urology is a complex surgical discipline involving the urinary tract system and many aspects of female and male sexual health and genital organs.
Are You Familiar with These Common Drugs...
There are numerous brand-name drugs in urology and more are developed every year. Learn what they are and how they differ from generic drugs.
Just How Common is Sexual Dysfunction in Men?
Sexual dysfunction is an experience many men face -- but just how common is it? The exact prevalence is unknown, but it is believed to be underreported
Prostate Cancer and Prostatitis
The risk of prostate malignancy is approximately 5-times higher in males with a positive history of prostatitis, according to a new study reported in the scientific journal Urology.
Kidney Donation: How Are Kidneys Donated?
Kidney donation is used in transplant surgeries for people with chronic kidney disease or kidney failure. There are various types of kidney donors. Learn more about kidney transplant donation here.
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Aging men with prostate problems often have a group of symptoms known as lower urinary tract symptoms or LUTS. These symptoms include the sensation of not urinating completely, withholding urinating, difficulty voiding. It may include having a stop-and-go urinary flow and getting up frequently at night to urinate.
Medical Treatment of BPH
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (also referred to as BPH) is fairly common in male aging population. According to latest statistics reported in the peer reviewed journal Reviews in Urology (1), the prevalence of BPH in young males (
What is Delayed Ejaculation?
Delayed ejaculation, or anorgasmia, is a common problem, has many causes and has various treatment options.
Prostate Enlargement (BPH) - Classic Symptoms...
The enlargement or excessive growth of prostate gland is referred to as the benign prostatic hyperplasia. It is imperative to understand that some degree of BPH is physiological with advancing age and is generally well-tolerated among aging males.
Male Sexual Dysfunction: What Could Cause You...
Are you troubled because you think that you are experiencing male sexual dysfunction? Learn about the many causes of male sexual dysfunction here.
Premature Ejaculation
Improving premature ejaculation. Urology.
Frequent urination at night
Nocturia, nighttime voiding. Urology.
What is Prostate Cancer?
Prostate malignancy is a major public healthcare concern due to devastating effects on the sexual, reproductive and psychological health of males.
Board Certification Adds an Extra "Stamp of...
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Pain after vasectomy
Painful vasectomy, post-vasectomy pain syndrome, testicular pain,
Urine Cytology
examining cells from the urine under a microscope. Urine cytology is useful in the diagnosis of urinary tract infections, some cancers, and other diseases.
Endourology - Just What is It?
Have you been reviewing various types of urology procedures? Endourology might appeal to you.
5 Things to Know Before Your Vasectomy
vasectomy, male birth control, sterilization, World Vasectomy Day
Surgical Treatment of BPH
Poorly managed benign prostatic hyperplasia has a deleterious impact on the overall quality of life.
Watchful Waiting
Watchful waiting refers to the decision to seek no medical or surgical treatment, instead waiting to see whether symptoms progress, stay the same, or clear. Is frequently used in reference to an enlarged prostate and prostate cancer.
The Problems with Circumcision
Newborn circumcision, the choice to cut or not to cut.
The 5 Biggest Myths About Vasectomies
Vasectomy myths, learn more about vasectomy and common misconceptions.
Definition of Andrology
Like many areas of medicine, urology has many sub-specialties. If you or someone you know is a man concerned about infertility issues, male sexual response, or anything pertaining specifically to male private parts, getting a referral to someone who trained in andrology might be helpful.
Prostate Anatomy and Function (Get to know your...
A normal prostate gland is about the size of a walnut and weighs around 20 -30 grams. Despite the small size, the prostate gland is considered as a vital component of a functional male reproductive system.
retrograde ejaculation
Have you ever wondered whether ejaculate, the semen released on climax, can flow backwards? Learn about it here.
About varicoceles
Diagnosis of varicocele. Urology.
Alpha Blockers
medications used to relax the muscles of the prostate, thereby allowing an increase in urine flow and reduction in BPH symptoms
Combination Medical Therapy for an Enlarged...
It is not always easy to find a therapy that helps with an enlarged prostate. Combining alpha blockers with 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, with the goal of relaxing the prostate gland and shrinking it at the same time, is one strategy, that sometimes works better than taking just one drug.
The bladder is a flexible muscular sac that stores urine before it is ready to be released out of the body.
Uroflowmetry is a diagnostic test that measures the speed of your urinary flow.
Pregnancy after vasectomy
Pregnancy after vasectomy, options including vasectomy reversal and sperm extraction for IVF.
excessive growth of normal cells in tissue, resulting in enlarged tissue
Top Supplements for Male Fertility
Supplements can boost a man's fertility. Know which ones work and which ones to walk away from.
Prostate Cancer and Obesity
Investigators suggested that moderate to severe obesity is associated with a high risk of advanced prostate malignancy in males.
Prostate Cancer and STDs
According to the latest medical research, malignancy of prostate gland is very strongly linked to sexually transmitted infections.
Top 5 Ways a Guy Can Boost Sexual Performance
Optimizing male sexual function
Female incontinence
Female incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary leakage
What Is Female Sexual Dysfunction?
If you are feeling like you don't enjoy sex, have no interest in it, or cannot reach orgasm, you are not alone. There are many reasons why this could be happening. This section deals exclusively with female sexual dysfunction.
Get the facts on prostate cancer risk
Prostate cancer screening, simplified, I think.
Surgery for impotence
Penile implant surgery explained by an expert
Transurethral Needle Ablation (TUNA)
A surgical technique in which excess prostate tissue is destroyed using radiofrequency energy.
How to Get the Most Out of Medicare Part D...
Are you feeling stumped by the prospect of Medicare Part D enrollment? It is a complex process for sure. Many people with urology problems are on Medicare. Take a look at what to consider in reviewing drug costs as you face the Medicare Part D enrollment.
Definition of Laparoscope
Do you ever wonder how urologists look into your urology tract without making big incisions in your abdomen? New instruments called laparoscopes are small tubular cameras that help surgeons see clearly what is wrong. The development of laparoscopes or laparoscopic surgery has revolutionized some surgical procedures.
Male Sexual Dysfunction -Types
Do you ever worry that you are having a longlasting problem enjoying sex. Learn about the different types of male sexual dysfunction here.
ejaculatory insufficiency
ejaculatory insufficiency, a brief description of ejaculatory insufficiency
Erectile dysfunction and bike riding
Bike riding is a great form of exercise. However, it can be a cause of repetitive trauma to the pelvic nerves and blood vessels in men and women that can lead to sexual dysfunction. Learn about how to ride and what kind of saddle to buy to keep enjoying years of riding.
BPH refers to a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland.
Ureters are two long tubules that connect down from the kidneys to the bladder. The urine travels from the kidneys through the ureters to the bladder.
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Neoadjuvant therapy is a type of treatment used to prepare the body for the main cancer treatment. It usually applies to cancer treatment. Neoadjuvant therapy is given before and along with the main therapy to shrink the tumor. Examples of neoadjuvant therapy include hormone therapy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
Libido refers to the psychic and emotional drive to have sex.

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