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What to expect for first visit to urologist what should I expect?

What to expect for first visit to urologist what should I expect?

Here are some. ..: What you may expect may include: register in correctly stressing payment; obtain detailed general and GU-history; review voiding pattern; do physical exam focusing on genital-urinary tracts; do urinalysis from properly collected urine and residual urine, others such as PSA, ? testosterone, etc. Depending upon your age and clinical conditions; and others as needed. More? Ask urologist timely. ...Read more

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What can I expect on my first visit to the urologist?

What can I expect on my first visit to the urologist?

Here are some. ..: Surely, you will be professionally and courteously cared with detailed history-taking so to define why you go to see and what may cause your problems in genitourinary tract + physical exams including skillful DRE (digital rectal exam) to palpate your prostate and to inspect & palpate your penis, scrotum, and its contents + tests such as UA, residual urine or. .. ; then discuss what is found & plan ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my first visit to the urologist, what to expect, pretty nervous.?

What do you suggest if my first visit to the urologist, what to expect, pretty nervous.?

Relax: Discuss your problem as thoroughly as possible. Ask questions about the urologists suggestions and recommendations. If a diagnostic or surgical procedure is suggested (it will most likely be scheduled for another time) ask questions about risks, benefits and complications. ...Read more

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What do they do on your first visit to the urologist if you have recurring uti's?

What do they do on your first visit to the urologist if you have recurring uti's?

Exam: Evaluation should include thorough pelvic exam including attention to estrogen status of tissues, prolapse or retention and possible mass (growth) or constipaiton.
Any labs, such as prior urinalysis or urine cultures should be brought to first visit as these provide valuable information. Cystoscopy or evaluation of bladder lining with small telescope may be performed. ...Read more

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What should I expect during my first visit with a urologist if I just had a physical, blood test and urinalysis?

What should I expect during my first visit with a urologist if I just had a physical, blood test and urinalysis?

Specialty Care: A complete review of the specific reason you are there and then the appropriate examination and testing to complement the medical symptoms or history that would lead to the appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the top 5 questions I should ask my urologist at my first post TURP surgical visit?

What are the top 5 questions I should ask my urologist at my first post TURP surgical visit?

Post-TURP "? "'s: 1) will I "bleed"? - how often/heavy - what should I do if I see blood?

2) when will my voiding be "normal"?

3) what did the pathology report show?

4) antibiotics?

5) when should I come back (with/without psa)? ...Read more

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Just got referred to a urologist for pain when erect and ejaculate, what should I expect on first visit?

Just got referred to a urologist for pain when erect and ejaculate, what should I expect on first visit?

???: If you are a man and have trouble with erection the Urologist would ask general question about your health, sexual history, when problem first started, might do a genital exam & even a prostate exam, and obtain some blood test & imaging. The most common cause of painful erection is Peyronie disease which patches of scar tissue (fibrous plaques) develop and that could cause deformity of penis. ...Read more

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I have phimosis will the urologist perform circumcision on the first visit. My hole in the foreskinin is on the botton of my penis. It ballons up?

I have phimosis will the urologist perform circumcision on the first visit. My hole in the foreskinin is on the botton of my penis. It ballons up?

2 answers: No. Urologist will not perform circumcision at first visit. It can be a pre-operative visit at which time circumcision under anesthesia will be scheduled in hospital or at surgicenter. Hole at bottom of penis is likely hypospadias and will require a urologist to correct. ...Read more

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Help, what to expect at 1st visit to urologist?

Help, what to expect at 1st visit to urologist?

Depends upon problem: Urologist or associate will take detailed medical history followed by physical examination including genitalia & possibly a digital rectal exam. Urine sample will be requested. Possibly uroflow test, possible an ultrasound examination, depending upon problem. Don't leave before all questions have been answered or at least UR aware of any plans such as diagnostic tests or possible surgery. ...Read more

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Please tell me what to expect for 1st visit to urologist?

Please tell me what to expect for 1st visit to urologist?

Here are some...: Like going to see any doctor, you will be greeted and registered with inquiry about your general health, the health of urinary/genital tract, insurance policy, etc. And wait. At seeing the urologist, s/he will go over the above as needed, and delve deeper into your urology-related question, and then inspect and palpate the whole external genitalia (penis + scrotum + its contents), and do DRE... ...Read more

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Fiance wants to know. Do men hav to visit a urologist yearly like women visit gyno?? Or do they only have to visit when there's something wrong??

Fiance wants to know. Do men hav to visit a urologist yearly like women visit gyno?? Or do they only have to visit when there's something wrong??

NO: You are 20 years old. Your fiancee does not need to visit urologist annually assuming he is in your age range to be your fiancee. Best wishes ...Read more

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I have never been to a urologist. I would like to know what to expect from my visit whether it be details about an exam or test. I have hypospadias.

I have never been to a urologist. I would like to know what to expect from my visit whether it be details about an exam or test. I have hypospadias.

History & exam: Will ask about family history, about 15% of males with hypospadias have relative with similar condition. Will ask how you urinate, if penis is bent with or without erection & sexual history. Should perform complete physical examination including chest, abdomen & genitalia (penis, scrotum & testicles. May advise surgery. If so ask experience or consider superb pediatric urologists in Atlanta. ...Read more

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I visit a urologist due to frequent urination. I was diagnose having inflame prostate, 2nd visit overactive bladder. My symptom persist. Please help?

I visit a urologist due to frequent urination. I was diagnose having inflame prostate, 2nd visit overactive bladder. My symptom persist. Please help?

Many Treatment optns: I would may sure you have blood test done to ensure no other conditions like diabetes. Otherwise the DX you were given may not be wrong- you just may not be on the right med to treat yet. An antibiotic may be needed for prostate or a medicine that works on bladder. Culture should be done to be sure no infection present. Otherwise they can try different bladder med. ...Read more

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I have erectile dysfunction \u0026#40; mental \u0026#41; my urologist askd me to visit a sexologist. I have no hope of getting cured. Deprssd. Pls hl

I have erectile dysfunction \u0026#40; mental \u0026#41; my urologist askd me to visit a sexologist. I have no hope of getting cured. Deprssd. Pls hl

Don't be depressed: There are many causes for male erectile dysfunction and many are medical related to abnormal endocrine, vascular, or neurological function. More importably they can very often be treated. Visit a urologist that truly specializes in ed for a consultation. ...Read more

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A f/u visit w/urologist in jan. Showed I had blood in urine again. Had cystoscopy done last week & was told I likely had a ureterocele. Implications?

A f/u visit w/urologist in jan. Showed I had blood in urine again. Had cystoscopy done last week & was told I likely had a ureterocele. Implications?

Depends? Obstruction: Ureteroceles usually dianosed by bladder ultrasound. No intervention unless ureterocele is causing any significant obstruction evidenced by hyrdonephrosis (kidney swelling) on that side. Is it simple single system ureterocele or ectopic with duplex kidney? Simple cystoscopic incision, to allow uretrocele to drain. Why not done at cysto? Would be happy to review us for 2nd opinion if sent by email. ...Read more

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After a ER visit I was diagnosed with kidney stones I had a cat scan done the urologist said I have a Tumor 1.9 CM on my adrenal gland now what?

After a ER visit I was diagnosed with kidney stones I had a cat scan done the urologist said I have a Tumor 1.9 CM on my adrenal gland now what?

Adrenal tumor: Requires further evaluation - most of these are not carcinoma but are adenoma - not malignant. However, malignancy is possible. The tumor can be functional - secreting excess hormones -- or non functional - just a growth. Workup requires blood and urine testing and additional imaging tests. Work up Is essential. ...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
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What can I expect when going for my first urologist appointment?

What can I expect when going for my first urologist appointment?

Physical examination: You will get a routine examination which includes a physical examination. This includes a digital rectal examination, examination of the genitalia, urinalysis, and possibly blood tests. ...Read more

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Went to a urologist 2 years ago. He said I needed to have a relationship for at least 2 years first before anything could be done.?

Went to a urologist 2 years ago. He said I needed to have a relationship for at least 2 years first before anything could be done.?

Urology: Member870, your statement is very interesting and I would like to help you with your concern if I can but I don't really know what "a relationship" has to do with urology. If you could share the question that you asked the urologist, I might be able to clarify his response or give you a response of my own. ...Read more