Dr. Patricio Gargollo

Pediatric Urology
Dallas, TX
23 years experience male

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Dallas, TX

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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>

Specialties
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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 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Yes: Absolutely! there are no limitations on sex although sometimes patients with ic do have pain during intercourse but this is rare.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Takes some time: The prostate gland is hard to reach by antibiotics so it takes some time to treat these infections.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: Not unless that infection spreads, becomes very severe and affects the parts of the brain controlling speech. This would be incredibly rare.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Depends: Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder. It can be caused by an infection or by interstitial cystitis. Foods wont prevent infectious cystitis but blad... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Not too long: Depending on the size and appearance usually not too long since your absolute best chance of cure is to not let the tumor spread or metastasize. Metas... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Several things: You will usually be put to sleep and the treatment will happen. After treatment you will have some pain on the treated side.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: What exactly do you mean by "male douching". A douche is a vaginal clean out so not sure what you mean. Patricio c. Gargollo assistant professor, pe... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Yes: It is certainly possible but depends ona few things. Was this a newborn circumcision or a circumcision performed as an adult? Did they leave a lot of... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: No although some of the medications given for BPH may affect your sex drive and ejaculatory function. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: No but this predisposes you to multiple sexually transmitted diseases. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Difficulty climaxing is a side effect of both of those medications.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Yes: This is a side effect of cialis. Not dangerous just annoying patricio c. Gargollo assistant professor, pediatric urology director, pediatric urolog... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Yes: Yes they are...It is not worth the risk of sedating a child to do a catheterization especially since it is very very fast in most cases.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Fungus: The most likely cause is a fungal infection ("jock itch"). Make sure you keep things very dry down there. You can certainly try an over the counter fu... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Redness, pain, fever: The above 3 are the most common. The pain would be very severe.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: No, masturbation may actually help with prostatitis. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urologist, dallas, texas.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: Not unless you have an std as well. If you have bacterial prostatitis that is almost always caused from bacteria normally found in the colon...Not by ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 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
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: I would not recommend a urethral stent unless you have other medical problems that would be contraindications to traditional prostate enlaregement sur... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Depends: It really depends on the cause of the phimosis. If the cause is balanitis xerotica obliterans then steroid creams are 0%. Effective. If bxo is not the... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Depends : Infections of any kind are caused for a variety of reasons. Uti's are no different. Getting a UTI depends on the type of bacteria, the strength of the... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: They are not contagious unless the UTI is tuberculosis or a parasite both of which are extremely rare in the US.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: Prostatitis is not caused by external cleanliness or lack thereof. Patricio gargollo, pediatric urology, dallas, texas.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: Sadly not usually. You can drain a hydrocele with a needle in the office but the recurrence rate is very high. In surgery the hydrocele "sac" where th... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: None that have been proven by medical studies. There are many options for prostate enlargement. Talk to your urologist. Patricio gargollo, pediatric u... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: There are no herbal medicines that have been show in scientific trials to be beneficial fo prostatities. That does not mean that some natural suppleme... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Various: I am very sorry to hear that. Was this for prostate cancer? What is the status of your cancer now? The best "quick fix" are testicular prostheses whic... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: No, hydroceles will not cause any hormonal imbalances.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Depends: Mostly on the size of the original hydrocele. If it was very large it will take longer. Even with moderate hydroceles it can take several months after... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: Not usually. This is a multifasceted problem. Talk to your urologist.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Yes: Penile implants will reduce your penis size as much as 1-2 inches.
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A male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Is : Is there a lot of redness around it? It may be a little abscess. Have him take a couple of hit baths. If it does not get better or if the redness spre... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Yes: If you are having any unprotected vaginal sex you can always get pregnant.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Not likely: The meatus or urine hole should not get bigger from sex unless you are doing something very unusual. Go see a urologist if you are concerned.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Yes: If you have unprotected sex and you are not on birth control or have an iud you can get pregnant.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
See a urologist: You may have phimosis or a tight foreskin rather than a short frenulum.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: Neither sperm nor seminal fluid is "reabsorbed".
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: Alcohol will not in and of itself cause prostate enlargement but can cause erectile dysfunction.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Any doctor can: Any doctor technically can order that test.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Absolutely!: Yes... You need to get that checked immediately.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Yes: At that age the emotional and social implications of bed wetting can be pretty significant. I would recommend a visit to a pediatric urologist.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Likely normal: Did they do any surgery to "fix" the right side in place so it doesn't spin like the left did? It is routine to do this and if they did that it should... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Thin?: Are you an athlete or very thin? Or very overweight? Either of these extremes can affect menstrual cycles. Go see a gynecologist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: Not unless you are doing something else that strains your back while masturbating.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: The steroid dose in preparation h is very low so no.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Normal: Almost always these are just hair follicles and are normal. If you are very concerned go see a urologist.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
Few weeks: The dysuria or burning can take a few weeks to go away. I recommend you stop having unprotected sex.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: That is not correct. There are many surgical and non surgical options for prolapse. I would recommend you go see a urologist specializing in female ur... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
4 to 6 months : Best time to get a good test us 4 to 6 months.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatric Urology 23 years experience
No: There is no published evidence that I am awae of that there is a connection like that. There may be other issues but bipolar disorder is not one of th... Read More
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Testimonials
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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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