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Dr. Emerson Knight

Urology
Harrisburg, PA
49 years experience male

Locations

Urology of Central PA

Harrisburg, PA

Address

Harrisburg, PA
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About

Bio

Urologist practicing for 34 years with interest in all areas of urology except pediatric urology. Special interest in kidney stones, interstitial cystitis, impotence, urologic cancers, incontinence, Botox bladder treatments.

Specialties
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Urology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

121 Answers
25 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Probably not a uti: Generally kidney infections give pain most of the time and have other urinary symptoms such as burning, frequency, etc and also may have fever. Howeve... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
See a urologist: Oab is diagnosed by history, urinalysis, and urodynamic testing done by a urologist. There are several treatments for this condition to include oral m... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Evaluate and treat: i would treat the bactiuria as per the sensitivities but check his upper tracts for obstruction or stones . If he has persistent or recurrent uti then... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Several poss causes: Post void dribbling in a female can sometimes merely be related routine being retained in your vagina after voiding then will run out afterward giving... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Probably need circ: If you cannot retract it at all and have symptoms like recurrent infections of the foreskin or head of your penis or you have post void dribbling urin... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Could be yeast: This could be anything from a yeast infection to mulliscum to penile pearly plaques I would recommend you see a dermatologist
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
See a urologist: Usually pain on ejaculation is caused by inflammation in prostate or seminal vesicals and usually is treated with antibiotics and anti inflammatory ag... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
See urologist: This could be an epididymitis ( infection) which is treated with antibiotics or just testalgia which isn't an infection and even sometimes a hernia wi... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Yes in some instance: Are you talking about low volume as in total cc of ejaculate or low numbers of sperm? The normal ejaculate is 1-5 cc and if very low can effect fertil... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Maybe need tests: I would suggest getting a direct urethral swab for chlamydia and ureaplasma first and if negative then would suggest a cystoscopy ( direct visualizat... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Need eval: A swollen foreskin can be from several causes other than bacterial infection. Could be allergic reaction to local irritant. Also if you are not circum... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Evaluate for Peyroni: If the curvature is with erection you might have Peyronie's disease see a urologist for diagnosis and treatment if indicated
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Varies : Sex after a hydrocele can be resumed after the swelling and pain subside which could be 2-4 weeks.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Maybe Peyronie's : Curvature of the penis might be from peyronie's disease and recommend seeing a urologist.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
See urologist: See urologist may need antifungal med and if that doesn’t help discuss circumcision with the urologist
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Abnormal cystometry: I assume by abnormal cystometry you mean a bladder test that measures your bladder capacity, emptying , and whether your bladder is poorly contractile... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Impotence in 32 year: There are several different causes of impotence such as smoking, certain illnesses like diabetes, low testosterone, or blood flow problems to and from... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Need ultrasound: A lump on your testicle in your age should be evaluated with an ultrasound
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
See a urologist: Several reasons can cause that . Is it on the scrotal wall outside or inside the scrotum on the testicle? Need to see a urologist to get examined.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Can be varied teadon: Is it itchy? Common cause of scrotal rash if itchy is a non specific dermatitis or yeast . Can try hydrocortisone cream and if that doesn’t help try a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Need evaluation: Do you have culture proven UTI or just symptoms similar to UTl? Either way you need to have upper tract evaluation with CT and cystoscopy. Need to see... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
UsuAlly bends: The 2 main symptoms of Peyronies is curvature on erection and penile pain on erection. Usually there is a bend but might only be slight and barely not... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Retractile testicle: Sounds like a retractile testicle which is a benign condition due to hyperactive testis cord muscle pulling up the testicle. If you have pain however ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Need imaging: Have you had a urinalysis and culture? If it showed infection make sure you were on the right antibiotic . If you have been treated and still have sym... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Below are some diffe: BPH Slow stream, hesitant stream, nocturia , maybe urgent urination, intermittent stream OAB Urgency, frequency, urge incontimence PROSTATITIS Burning... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
100 mg: 100 mg is the maximum recommended dose. If it is no longer effective other issues might be present that need evaluated and alternative treatments coul... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
See a dermatologist: You actually have a skin condition so would recommend you see a dermatologist.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Sounds like muscle: The pain you are describing sounds muscular in nature and there are muscle fibers called cremasteric muscles that originate from abdomal muscles aroun... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Get checked by urolo: If you are under 40 and it is painless need evaluated by a urologist as could be testis cancer. If there is pain and swelling may be infection like or... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
None available : If you have a penile urethral discharge you might have a urethral infection (STD) which requires urinalysis , culture, and urethral culture. If you ha... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Get urinalysis : There can be other causes for frequency and burning other than a UTI. I would first start with a urinalysis and go from there.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Usually not self cur: Venous leak issues generally are manifested by a poorly maintained erection because of premature outflow of blood from the corporal bodies through emi... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Contact dermatitis: most likely is a contact dermatitis from the foliage. Could try hydrocortisone cream locally but recommend you see a dermatologist
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Peyronies: What you describe is comparable with Peyronie's disease a benign condition of the penis caused by fibrosis in the lining of the erectile bodies of the... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Urethral infected : You might have an inflammation of the urethra called a urethritis . I recommend you see a urologist for evaluation and may need antibiotics.
A female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Need culture : you need a urine culture to see if white cells are from an infection. If culture is ok then need to be evaluated by a urologist because there are othe... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Ignore: One way to increase testosterone without testosterone replacement is to lose weight if overweight.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Most likely not seri: most likely just testalgia or benign pain in testicle but should have examination to be sure the testicle has no mass
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Prob epidudymitid: most likely cause of the symptoms you describe in someone your age is an infection of the epididymis usually treated with antibiotics and anti inflamm... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Need kidney test : you should have a nuclear medicine scan to see if your swollen kidney is blocked. If you have documented infections by urine cultures should be evalua... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Perhaps : nerve compression can sometimes be s cause for retention. However usually you will have other symptoms also related to nerve compression such as pain,... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Recommend urology ev: If you have low sperm count which you do and pyospermia(pus in semen ) I would recommend a semen culture first to determine if bacteria is growing in ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Hemospermia: Brown semen is Hemospermia indicating blood in seen. Caused usually by inflammation in prostate and seminal vesicles. Usually treated with antibiotic... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Probably malamutes: sounds like balanitis or infection of the foreskin usually treated with antibiotics should be evaluated by your doctor first
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Premature ejaculatio: First of all how do you define "quick" If within few seconds or minute you may have premature ejaculation. Can be treated with psychological methods o... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Another test: Generally speaking he should have 1 or 2 more semenanalysis first to see if there is a pattern. Next if there is a pattern of abnormalities need to se... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Need more tests: I would recommend a cath urinalysis because you are a woman and sometimes urinalysis can become contaminated with vaginal cells. Then that urine needs... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerson Knight
Urology 49 years experience
Need urine culture: Home urine tests in a woman can give false positives because of possible contamination with vaginal cells and bacteria . I feel the best way to get a ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Knight Jr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Knight Jr is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! i appreciate the comments. i did go to my pcdoctor and he said to have an ultrasound on the kidneys which I am going to do
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I already took doxycycline for. My. Epididymitis for 3 weeks. Could it be prostitius? Std/urine test all. Came back negative
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. cystoscopy found 7mm stone in bladder. Passed. Now no pain.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia University School of Medicine, WV
Graduated 1973MD

Residency

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS
Completed 1978

Awards

Top Urologist , First Place, Pennsylvania - Summer
2014
Thought Leader, Third Place, Harrisburg Region - Spring
2015
Top Doctor, Second Place, Harrisburg Region - Spring
2015

Affiliations

American Urologic Association
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