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My female urologist recommended a surgical sling for my stress incontinence. She told me the pros. What are the cons?

My female urologist recommended a surgical sling for my stress incontinence. She told me the pros. What are the cons?

Varies: Your symptoms could get worse. The sling could erode into your bladder, vagina, or bowel. You could develop an infection and require additional surgery. However, few people have those complications - most patient have dramatic improvement in their symptoms after the surgery. ...Read more

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Do urologist learn female anatomy? My uro treats chronic pelvic pain & giving me a pudandal nerve block I want to make sure he knows what he is doing

Do urologist learn female anatomy? My uro treats chronic pelvic pain & giving me a pudandal nerve block I want to make sure he knows what he is doing

Pudendal block: It is uncommon to give pudendal blocks for pelvic pain in women. First of all, the pain may be coming from ovarian or uterine origin. At 23, you should see an ob/gyn to make sure of the cause, before consenting to have a nerve block which may not be necessary at all. ...Read more

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I have uretheral stricture post AP repair. Seeing urologist in 3 days. What will they do to fix in 27yr female?

I have uretheral stricture post AP repair. Seeing urologist in 3 days. What will they do to fix in 27yr female?

Plan: Sorry to hear this and sorry to tell, that you have to wait these 3 days for evaluation. Decision could be done on base of quality of structure, and other clinical symptoms. Surgical or not surgical approach possible. ...Read more

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I have blood in my urine sample, what are causes, I am a female 60 y/o, doctors cannot find out the cause. I also have seen a urologist.?

I have blood in my urine sample, what are causes, I am a female 60 y/o, doctors cannot find out the cause. I also have seen a urologist.?

Hematuria: Many causes bladder malignancy ruptured blood vessel. Malignancy growth ureters. Lesions in kidneys also each level must be evaluated. Including medical kidney disease. May not be red blood cells but myoglobin from muscles. Only short list but places to start. ...Read more

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I am a female and was told I have kidney stones after going to an emergency room. I am going to a urologist. What will happen at that exam?

I am a female and was told I have kidney stones after going to an emergency room. I am going to a urologist. What will happen at that exam?

Evaluation: The first thing the urologist is likely to discuss is if the kidney stones need to be treated or not. Small stones can often be followed, but if they are bigger or in a place where they are blocking the flow of urine and causing pain, then they often need surgery.
The next step is preventing future stones. This usually involves some blood work and may involve a 24 hour urine collection. ...Read more

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61yr old female, 1-inch area back pain, left of spine & near tip of shoulder blade. Left kidney cyst; urologist said my pain was not from kidney area.

Agree with urologist: Simple kidney cysts are more common as people age. An estimated 25 percent of people 40 years of age and 50 percent of people 50 years of age have simple kidney cysts. Simple kidney cysts usually do not cause symptoms or harm the kidneys. On very rare occasions, a simple cyst can cause pain if large enough to press on adjacent organs or if a cyst becomes infected. ...Read more

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I'm a 19 yr female. I had a kidney stone removed and a stent put in this morning by my urologist. I was discharged and my stent just came out. Am I ok?

I'm a 19 yr female. I had a kidney stone removed and a stent put in this morning by my urologist. I was discharged and my stent just came out. Am I ok?

Probably: Urologists often do ureteroscopy without stent placement. But, since your urologist placed one, he or she thought you needed it. If you're not having terrible pain or running a fever, you're probably ok to wait and call the office In the morning. ...Read more

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My urologist said to find a neurourologist, but no matter where I look or call can't find one & have even been told there's no such thing. Is there?

My urologist said to find a neurourologist, but no matter where I look or call can't find one & have even been told there's no such thing. Is there?

True: Technically there is no such discipline as neuro-urology. All board-certified urologists should be competent to treat conditions such as neurogenic bladder. Find a urologist who has the capability to perform the full spectrum of urodynamics testing. This should not be difficult as most of us do. ...Read more

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Who is a urologist?

Who is a urologist?

Bladder/prostate dr: If the question is what is a urologist. This is the type of doctor that deals with the male or female urinary tract system or reproductive organs. ...Read more

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What is a urologist?

What is a urologist?

Genito-urinary Dr: Specialist dealing with aspects of urinary tract disease, abnormalities or abnormalities including infections, cancer, urinary incontinence, voiding difficulties. Also male genital ; sex related problems including need for reconstructive surgery of penis, scrotum testes ; ambiguous genitalia. Also trans-sexual ; adrenal gland surgery. Pediatric urologists reconstruct genitalia in young ; baby girls. ...Read more

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What does a urologist do?

What does a urologist do?

Specialized surgeon: A urologist is a specialized physician that treats disorders of the genitourinary tract in both men and women both medically and surgically. This includes but is not limited to cancers of the genitourinary system, voiding dysfunction, kidney stones, congenital abnormalities, and male infertility and andrology. ...Read more

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What does a urologist do?

What does a urologist do?

Specialist surgeons: Urologists are specialists & surgeons that deal with the urinary and reproductive health of men, women & children. Many deal with cancers of the kidney, prostate, bladder and testis. They deal with disorders of the kidneys, bladder & urethra, urinary tract infections, stones, urine storage, voiding, and incontinence. Many urologists are experts in male health, infertility, & erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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What can a urologist do for me?

What can a urologist do for me?

Here are some...: That depends on what, why, & how you have concerns in kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, sac, testes, epididymides and on what capacity of a urologist may possess since wearing a white coat does not mean bearing the same professional proficiency. So, be specific for getting answer to the point. To get thing done right, follow instruction in <a href="http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.h ...Read more

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Any special exams only a urologist does?

Any special exams only a urologist does?

Cystoscopy,: Retrograde pyelogram, urodynamics, bladder biopsies. Also performed by uro-gynecologists. ...Read more

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What should I expect when I see the urologist?

What should I expect when I see the urologist?

It's not...: ...What you may worry the most about. While many well check-ups for men over 40 involve a history and the dreaded rectal exam, problem focused visits are more streamlined to evaluate the concerns of the patient.
For women, a pelvic exam is done for leakage; otherwise a focused exam is performed. A
additional x-rays or testing and follow up may be necessary to fully diagnose and treat your problem. ...Read more

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Can you tell me for instance who is an urologist?

Can you tell me for instance who is an urologist?

Urologist: Is a physician who specializes in working with urinary tracts of females & males and male reproductive organs. ...Read more

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I want a help from urologist please I'm suffering?

I want a help from urologist please I'm suffering?

Need more info: Please elaborate your symptoms.
What do you mean by "you are suffering"? What are your symptoms exactly?

Are you having problems urinating? Is there a problem with your penis? Do you have a discharge/ sores on the genitals? Is it a problem with the scrotum/ testes??

Kindly elaborate please. Thanx ...Read more

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How long does it take to make a urologist appointment?

How long does it take to make a urologist appointment?

Depends: Depends on the urologist and his/her schedule. It usually is longer than what it takes to see your primary care. The only way to know is call. ...Read more

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At what age should you see a urologist for the first time?

At what age should you see a urologist for the first time?

There are: No "age" recommendations for UROLOGY! This surgical subspecialty is usually consulted when symptoms occur either with urination or sexual difficulties.

Hope this is helpful
(My Opinion only)
Dr Z ...Read more

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Can you advise me on going to see urologist, what to expect?

Can you advise me on going to see urologist, what to expect?

Here are some...: The essence of seeing a urologist is of no different from seeing any other specialists; the activities during a visit to a doctor always include registration for demo & insurance, detailing history, physical exam, & tests as needed for objective confirmation but stressing the details in his/her specialty; urologists stress on genitourinary tract including digital rectal exam & other related organs ...Read more

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Need a simple explaination for this. What does a urologist do?

Need a simple explaination for this. What does a urologist do?

Genito-urinary: In brief, a urologist is a surgeon who treats disorders of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, penis and testicles in males and similar urinary system issues in females. This is to include urinary system cancers in both genders and reproductive system cancers in males ...Read more