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Dr. Chris Kyle

Urology
Springfield, OR
19 years experience male

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Oregon Urology Institute

Springfield, OR

Address

2400 Hartman Lane, Springfield, OR
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Urology

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Various methods: 1. Stop-start technique 2. Squeeze technique 3. Topical agents (lidocaine, etc) to numb penis (with a condom to avoid contact with partner) 4. Medical... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: No. In fact, a higher testosterone level will increase bph.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Cure? unclear: Not sure if it is a cure -- it will shrink the prostate while you are taking it by blocking an ezyme some men's prostates will continue to grow despit... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: Commonly, yes, though often for a shorter duration.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: That's why enlarged prostates can cause obstructive lower urinary tract symptoms like straining to void, incomplete emptying, etc.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: Your age doesn't disqualify you from an implant. There are also many non-surgical options.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: Especially if the balloon was still inflated!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: Other than the fact you need to be aware that alcohol is a diuretic and may make you need to go to the bathroom more often.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: If you have blood in the urine, you need a complete workup: 1. Upper tract imaging -- most commonly a ct urogram. 2. Urine test for cytology (look fo... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: None that have been scientifically proven most of the herbs are marketed with anecdotal evidence, at best even saw palmetto, which is commonly used fo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: Usually, but not necessarily. For example, if the cancer had already metastasized then removal of the bladder would not be curative.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: I don't know of any medical therapy (chinese or western) that can treat a hydrocele successfully.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: No convincing human data to prove this.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: Big difference one is cancer one is a cyst -- which could be a cancer but usually not.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: Not that i know of. Can't think of any mechanism for this.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: U/s is a poor test to look for bladder cancer. Gold standard is a cystoscopy (look in bladder with a camera).
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: No. There's not an overuse injury.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Rare, not impossible: Nothing is impossible 14 year old boys have a prostate, and any organ can get cancer it would be extremely rare and likely the source of a journal art... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: It's hard to comment on a surgery i wasn't present for in general, the swelling goes down after about 6 weeks at 4 months, talk with your surgeon abou... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: Everyone is different condoms impact sensation - for some that's good because of decreased premature ejaculation try experimenting with different type... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: The greatest risk factor for bladder cancer is smoking.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Various options: There are a number of factors, including the original pathology, how quickly you recurred, the type of recurrence, etc. In my practice, i will often g... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Unlikely: Penile cancer doesn't usually present as a lump -- but i strongly encourage you to have it checked out by a physician. It's impossible to evaluate a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: Unlikely to be a direct relationship.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: Just like some people get lung cancer who never smoked.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Maybe: Liver cancer can affect your body's clotting mechanism and consequently can increase the risk of bleeding all over your body.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: Highly unlikely different kinds of cancer.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Many ways: The carcinogens travel throughout the body. Smoke --> lungs --> bloodstream.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: I don't think so, but i would check with your transplant coordinator. The problem is that giving immunosuppression to someone with an advanced malign... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: It could be. Get an examination by a doctor and possibly (likely) a scrotal u/s to make sure.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: Lots of research into this, but nothing available.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: There was a study on this done at university of miami after prostatectomy, i think the average decrease was ~1 CM -- but i'd need to check the refere... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: Unlikely. Most of the beads i've seen are quite small and unlikely to cause any damage, particularly because they are below the skin.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
If BPH = lifetime: If the enlargement is from an infection, then treatment only for a short time. But (as in most cases) if the BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) is th... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: Male pattern baldness and BPH (big prostate) are both associated with increased level of male hormones (androgens such as testosterone).
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: 1. Saw palmetto -- despite its widespread use, the best research studies (randomized, placebo-controlled) show no difference versus placebo 2. Coffee... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Yes: That's one of the most common symptoms.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
No: No evidence to support this.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Kyle
Urology 19 years experience
Not necessarily: Hematospermia (blood in semen) is almost always benign. It can represent prostatitis but also may not reflect anything at all.

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Eugene Region - Summer
2014
Top Urologist , First Place, Oregon - Summer
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, Eugene Region - Summer
2014
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