Urologists regularly field difficult — and often embarrassing — questions from patients. Here are 10 common urology-related questions patients ask and expert answers to each.
March Madness and the Super Bowl have proven to be popular times for men to schedule vasectomies. Discover why this dovetails nicely with doctor’s orders.
For men with erectile dysfunction (ED), it’s better to reverse the normal pattern of having a drink, going out to dinner and then coming home to have sex. A urologist explains why in this Short Answer.
You may have heard that taking supplements like saw palmetto, zinc, lycopene and vitamin E promotes prostate health. Do they really work? Here’s the Short Answer from a urologist.
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There are different reasons you might have male urinary incontinence, ranging from surgical side effects to overactive bladder. Fortunately, several treatment options can help relieve it. Incontinence happens when your bladder’s sphincter muscle is not strong enough to hold back the urine. It can also occur when your bladder muscles contract too strongly or your bladder gets … Read More
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Cooling the kidney with ice, inserted robotically into a patient’s abdomen, allows physicians more time to complete complex procedures and without large incisions. Watch the technique in action.
This is the first study of its kind to find an association between asthma and kidney stone formation. The rates of both diseases have been rising over the past 20 years.
It can happen at the most inconvenient time. You need to pee, and it’s got you running for the bathroom. A strong urge to urinate is the hallmark symptom of overactive bladder (OAB), though you also may struggle with needing to go frequently throughout the day or at night. Find the latest treatment options for this problem.