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Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre

Urology
San Diego, CA
25 years experience

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San Diego, CA

Address

7920 Frost St # 304, San Diego, CA
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Dr Decambre has been recognized by US News and World Report for excellence in pediatric adolescent continence urology services between 2009-2011 . As a practioner she manages hypospadias, undescended testes, vesicoureteral reflux and many other genital urinary tract abnormalities in boys and girls. She offers minimally invasive techniques including laparascopy. While she has expertise in all of pediatric urology care she has taking a special interest in the managment of bladder exstrophy, prenatal/fetal hydronephrosis and testicular torsion events.

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Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
No: The answer is no in general. Hydroceles are due commonly to anatomic problem a persistent opening exist when it shouldn't-congenital hydrocele.These r... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Hydrocele management: Hydrocele; is a fluid collection around the testicle either from the abdomen or as reaction to injury/trauma to the testicle. The management is variab... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Diet: First. Make sure you don't have a UTI with a medical professional; certain foods/drinks in the diet or certain dietary habits can promote frequency; c... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
No: Young people are less likely to have bladder cancer. Smokers are more likely to have associated bladder cancer compared to the age/gender matched non... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Yes: It is uncommon, but it happens. It is unknown exactly why, but there is an increase association of bladder cancer in young patients with augmentation ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Yes: Risk: doesn't work- wanted to be sterile, but the connection remains and sperm can get through. Risk: swelling surrounding tissues risk: bleeding of... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
No: No to both questions. BPH is benign prostate hypertrophy. In BPH the prostate gets bigger and when symptomatic the urine stream changes, the bladder d... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Created bladder: Bladder that is created by a urology surgeon. It is typically created from the patient's own intestine. There is hope that neo bladders can be created... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Semen analysis: Semen is the fluid associated with the ejaculate. Semen contains sperm. Sperm can be counted and the quality assessed. These are the primary way t... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Drugs and vessels: Trazadone, arterial venous fistula (usually trauma), sickle cell disease to name a few are associated with priapism. Before viagra (sildenafil) there ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Left varicocele: Veins in the scrotum are usually varicocele. Varicocele is more common on the left side. This has to do with the way the vein course back to heart fro... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
When you are sure!: When you absolutely positively permanently believe you don't want to have any more of children with your own genetic contribution.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
No: The scrotum is designed to be a cool safe haven for sperm. Hot tubs, hot pants are associated with poor sperm quality; it is unlikely/improbable that ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
May be normal: The urethal opening is exposed surface. The urethra sits above the vagina with relatively small thickness layer of tissue between the two (i.e. Ureth... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
They shouldn't, but.: Prostate exam for prostate cancer screen is usually performed digitally (with a gloved finger). It is a quick procedure to feel for nodules/masses. Pa... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
At present,intestine: Neobladder-see response to neobladder; also possible option is an intestinal conduit. An intestinal conduit like a neobladder employs the intestine, b... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
No: No person should perform procedures in which they don't know the risks, benefits and alternatives. It is unlikely that an non medical person will not... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Depends on symptoms: Briefs for men are like bras for women. Briefs support the dependent structures (i.e. The scrotum) if the scrotum is larger from a hydrocele (fluid ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Yes: The best screening test is self examination. Self examination makes the diagnosis. Biopsy confirms. Penile cancer while rare in the USA happens more... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
No: It does not. Premature ejaculation is just that premature. It does not have any impact on the quantity of sperm. It may however have impact on fertili... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
Urology 25 years experience
Disconnect the vas : The vas is like a partially cooked spaghetti, which can be identified by touch. A vasectomy can be done as an office procedure or in a surgery center/... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. DeCambre is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. DeCambre is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY
Graduated 1997MD
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