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Dr. Patricio Gargollo

Pediatric Urology
Dallas, TX
22 years experience male

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Dallas, TX

Address

1935 Medical District Drive, Dallas, TX
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About

Bio

<DIV><STRONG>Patricio C. Gargollo, MD</STRONG></DIV> <DIV>My practice philosophy is very simple: I treat all of my patients as if they were one of my two children. As a parent I am aware of the concerns and fears we all have regarding our children and it is my number one priority to provide your child with the best care possible.</DIV>

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Pediatric Urology

Urology

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

163 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Hernia : Hernia surgerry can be performed at any age assuming the baby is healthy and does not have any otherr major medical conditions that would preclude sur... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
This : This is when you urinate? Do you have any pain? How old are you? Are you a smoker? Yo need to be seen by a urologist.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Several: Besides just routine skin infections prostatitis can cause perineal discomfort. So can hemorrhoids and anal fistulas. Patricio c. Gargollo assistant... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Fungus: This is almost always a fungal infection. Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream. If that does not work go see a doctor so you can be examined. Pa... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Depends: Primarily on what type of stone you had. There are many different types of stones. The most common are calcium based stones but uric acid stones can a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Depends: While results vary across studies, the consensus is that the mean human penis is approximately 12.9–15 CM (5.1–5.9 in) in length with a 95% confidence... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes but this is extremely rare. A "third testicle" is usually a cystic mass of one of the testicles and should be evaluated by a urologist.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Yes: You can. Make sure you change the tampon often. Keep things dry and drink plenty of fluids patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas texas.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Depends: There are lost of reasons for this mandy. How old is young? Boy or girl? Is this only at night or night and day? Are they having accidents, frequency,... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
NO: At this point this type of treatment is only active in the laboratory. Meaning it has not been tried on a wide scale level in human patients and is no... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Are you having unprotected sex? Then yes..Get an std test including HIV and have them check your urine. Stds especially chlamydia and gonnorhea can ca... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Usually: What kind of prothesis? Malleable or inflatable? Assuming you don't have any other contraindications to a pde inhibitor (cialis, viagra, Levitra (vard... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: As unpleasant as a digital rectal exam (dre) of the prostate is it is extremely important for your urologist in order to evaluate your prostate gland.... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: No but prostatitis can elevate your psa and that could lead to a prostate biopsy which could detect prostate cancer. Make sure your prostatis is fully... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Yes: But only if they specifically check for sperm.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Depends: Usually after 48 hrs most of the symptoms will be gone. The most common are pain with urination, pain with bowel movements and sometimes bllod in the ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: That vein is the dorsal penile vein and is normal in all men and not caused by a disease process.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Bacterial prostatitis is cased by bacteria not a fungs. It is very rare to have a prostate infection caused by a fungus.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Underwear use has nothing to do with prostate infections. Patricio gargollo, md pediatric urology, dallas texas.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Depends: Depends on the degree of symptoms you are having. Sometimes lifestyle modifications are all that is required. Sometimes oral medication and in severe ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Not really: There are many treatments for hydroceles but unfortunately the one with the highest success rate is surgery.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Not usually unless it is causing severe urinary retention. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: No it does not. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Unlikely: But maybe. Get checked by a urologist.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Not unless you have very severe spinal cord compression from the herniated disk. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Maybe: This can certainly happen with a prostate infection. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Prostatitis is not usually a sexually transmitted disease. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Aging affects the prostate in 2 ways: the prostate gets larger with age and older men have a higher incidence of prostate cancer. Testicular function... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Depends: Usually with natural supplements ( herbal remedies etc).
A member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Worry: Depending on your age and gender and how often it's happening this can be very serious. Get in to see a urologist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Not usually: Not unless it is a very severe infection....Severe enough to land you in the hospital.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Antibiotics: Antibiotics... Unless you also happen to have a kidney stone.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Get treatment, drink plenty of fluids and void frequently. If you have a high fever call your doctor.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Fungus: This is almost always a fungal infection of the scrotal skin. I ecommend trying an over the counter anti-fungal cream for a few weeks. If that does no... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
See below: While results vary across studies, the consensus is that the mean human penis is approximately 12.9–15 CM (5.1–5.9 in) in length with a 95% confidence... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
See answer: While results vary across studies, the consensus is that the mean human penis is approximately 12.9–15 CM (5.1–5.9 in) in length with a 95% confidence... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Not usually: What can , however cause that pain ( depending on you age) is intermittent testicular torsion. This is where the testicle spins and cuts off it's own ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Not unless he is sleeping with his testicles in a vice :).
A male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Those : Those are usually little hair follicles. Do they look like small pimples? If you, however, have had unprotected sex they could also be an std.
A female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
The : The most common cause of this type of symptoms in a young male is a urethral stricture which is a narrowing in the urinary tube that gets urine out of... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Testing?: What kind of tests has the doctor run? Has a pediatric urologist seen the testicular ultrasound?
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Sexually active: The only way to stop nocturnal emissions (wet dreams) is to masturbate more or have sex.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Steroids: You can sometimes treat phimosis with a steroid cream applied tot he foreskin. I use Betamethasone for my patients with phimosis that do not want a ci... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
No: Use a cool pack for the swelling. Heat should generally be avoided in surgical areas.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
Yeast infection: Sounds like a yeast infection. Go see a doctor to be evaluated.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
This : This is very concerning for a connection or a fistula between the urinary tract and the intestinal tract. You need to get chekced by a urologist as qu... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
A : A child's penis and his testicles do not grow much from the rind they are infants until they start puberty. To this extent i would say that it is very... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
I : I assume that he is circumcised? Circumcised boys can get an inflammation on the tip of their penis. It's called meatitis ( the "meatus" is the hole ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 22 years experience
UTIs : Utis are caused by bacteria (usually from the rectum and colon) going into the urethra and infecting the bladder. They are much more common in females... Read More

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Dr. Gargollo is in outstanding pediatric urologist and a compassionate provider. I cannot recommend him more highly!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gargollo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gargollo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you very much for your assistance with this disturbing health issue. I can't thank you enough for giving me expert knowledge. This allows me to care for my situat...Read More
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My creatine is normal so far so good. I take vicoprophen twice a day for pain plus ativan, neurontin evavil and mavlik. I feel like my liver and kidneys dont clear meds out of my system very well.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful. Are you positive there is no other way? I really want it removed because it looks nasty.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School
Graduated 2000MD

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor University
Graduated 1996MD

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital

Awards

Best Doctors in Dallas, D Magazine
Health Care Heroes Award, Dallas Business Journal
D Magazine Best Pediatric Urologist in Dallas 2011

Affiliations

Dallas County Medical Society
Texas Medical Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
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