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Dr. Lane Childs

Urology
Salt Lake City, UT
35 years experience male

Locations

Office

Salt Lake City, UT

Address

4252 S Highland Dr Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah

Aetna

Humana Insurance Company

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Urology

General Surgery

Urologic Oncology

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

395 Answers
104 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
See a doctor: The redness, swelling and pain sound mostly like an infection such as epididymitis. This is commonly associated with urinary tract infections as well.... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Regroup: Regroup and review the data. A careful review of the upper urinary tract imaging and bladder biopsy/cytology/fish studies should be reviewed. You ma... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Says?: I would describe this generalization as not entirely accurate.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: Certainly UTI can, as can local tissue irritation, reaction to lubricants and other fluids. Use good hygiene and see your doctor if symptoms persist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Nephron damage: Think of the kidney as a filter. This filter is intended to wash out the impurities in your blood, but designed to retain the proper nutrients, blood... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes you could.: While pregnancy is not likely, the real question should be "how much risk do you accept in becoming pregnant, and are you ready to be pregnant?" if y... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Masses: Any exam checks to make sure things that are supposed to be there indeed are (vas, normal epididymis, normal testis tissue, etc) and that things that ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Usually not: More concerning is ed in a 23 yo man. Ed is more common in older men with medical conditions such as diabetes, vascular diseases, high blood pressure... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Not wise: Using both the correct type and correct amount of antibiotic is important. If you have some leftover pills, it is not likely either of these criteria ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: Semen qualities vary widely and this is a normal variant.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Prevention : Preventing stones is the obvious answer. But if you have a stone it should be treated if it is unable to pass. If you have had previous stones and k... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No: While no one is going to tell you what a "normal amount of sex" is, clearly your habits would be considered excessive and well beyond the average for ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No: Herpes is caused by a virus and chlamydia by a bacteria so the one does not turn into the other. That said, be aware that people can carry both infect... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Genes: It is genetic. Large prostate glands tend to run in families. Symptoms of BPH are common in families. This is one you can actually blame on someone ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Peyronie's: Fibrous scar in the capsular tissue of the penis can cause this. Known as a peyronie's plaque, this may be associated with curvature of erection and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
It's a time issue: The most critical factors in vasectomy reversal success include length of time since the vasectomy as well as the specific location along the vas wh... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: There are many types of kidney stones. The chemical analysis of one's stone helps guide future treatment and prevention.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: What you describe is not unusual. It is normal for one testis to hang a bit lower than its mate. You are likely the same as you were prior to surge... Read More
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A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes they can.: Many medications, especially the drugs for bph, can have some affects on the male hormone levels. Breast tenderness and even some breast growth is no... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Get checked: Visible blood in the urine is not normal and should be investigated. A wide variety of causes need to be checked including infections stones tumors an... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Unclear: Sorry, however I am not certain what your question is. If your husband is having pain or problems with his penis, checking with his doctor would be a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Depends: The size and location of the stone determines how long the procedure requires for completion. The two most common stone procedures are ureteroscopy a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Give it up: When referring to the prostate, I would say milking and massage are synonymous.
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A member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No: It has been rumored that circumcisions hurt the baby so much they are unable to walk for one year. . . . But circumcision can be done with a local ane... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Test: Be evaluated with an x-ray study to tell if the stone is even passable or not based on its size. Size and location are critical to stone passage. Obv... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No: U/s is quite accurate for examination of the testes.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Monitoring advised.: The majority of young men losing a testis to torsion suffer no significant problems of fertility or testosterone levels. Like any medical condition h... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Now: After one month there should be no post operative activity restrictions.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No: Well, the "abstinence position" is fairly low risk. Otherwise physical sexual contact is the method of transmitting possible stds.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: Age alone does not protect one from infections.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Peyronie's: You may have peyronie's disease. Fibrous nodules in the capsule of the penis may cause this curvature. Surgery is reserved for severe cases only. See ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No: There is not any proven, clinically tried and scientifically documented way to accomplish this. There are many people out there who will make claims o... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
UTI risks: The most common reasons center around issues of hygiene and hydration status. Make sure these things are optimized, and then review with your doctor ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No: Epididymitis does not make the scrotum numb.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
They do: You certainly have asked many questions about scrotal issues recently and i hope you have gone in for an exam to have your questions answered. These... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: Venous anatomy is very plastic in other words there is much variability in the patterns of veins in all of us. What you describe is common and can be... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No: Stones would not cause this. Now diabetic patients can have stones and both conditions may be present simultaneously, but the stones do not cause the... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: In fact, ct scanning without contrast is becoming the gold standard evaluation for kidney stones. Contrast material frequently obscures stones and ma... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Incomplete : It is difficult to give you any recommendations based on your statements. How much retention? How was it tested? You should be checked for infection ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Absolutely: Significant prostate obstruction at age 47 is unusual. Poor bladder emptying in the face of no visible obstruction often suggests a neurological bas... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
You can't: There is not any proven, clinically tried and scientifically documented way to accomplish this, and this includes so-called supplement pills. There ar... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Significant : With such a story, pregnancy is definitely possible. Your real question should be "how much risk do you accept in becoming pregnant, and are you read... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
1-2 weeks: Most men notice improvement within a week or two at the most. That said, they also notice a relapse of urinary obstructive symptoms within a similar t... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
No proof: There is not any proven, clinically tried and scientifically documented way to accomplish this. There are many people out there who will make claims o... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: It is one of several options that i prescribe. Testosterone replacement therapy comes in many forms. All forms require careful monitoring and follow-... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: Sounds severe to me. If you are not happy with symptoms, go in for an examination by your doctor or a specialist to see what can be done. There are ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Brrrrr: The scrotal dartos muscle contracts in response to cold, pushing the testes closer to the warm body. Testis microcalcifications are likely not signifi... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Get checked: While l side varicoceles are quite common, r sided lesions are unusual. Especially if you are having pain, get checked to rule out any process causing... Read More
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Unlikely: While pregnancy is not likely, the real question should be "how much risk do you accept in becoming pregnant, and are you ready to be pregnant?" if y... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: While not dangerously low, 8.2 is slightly below most reference ranges of low normal. Supplements and retesting are reasonable starting points for yo... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Jul 17, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Childs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Childs is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was in the creek yesterday & im just starting to get pain around my bladder so you're probably right! Will def go to doctor. Thank you. :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you. already tried different steroid creams with no joy. seen urologist & dermatologist. awaitng a second appointment with urology.l
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, it's been a rough year. I put on 35 pounds and this is while dieting and extreme 2 hour workouts 6 days a week.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Urologist , First Place, Utah - Winter
2013
Top Urologist , First Place, Utah - Summer
2013
Top Urologist, First Place, Utah - Spring
2014

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Urological Association

Publications

High Dose Rate Brachytherapy as Monotherapy for Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer
Rhabdomyosarcoma of the Adult Bladder
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