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Dr should explain ?: You must have seen the dr if s/he is your urologist. Dr is correct if you have blood in urine, mass in bladder seen on ultrasound or as part of work-up for urinary symptoms. However any good dr. Should be prepared to explain reason for any procedue including cystoscopy. ...Read more
Why would a urologist start a patient on a quinolone without having sensitivities to a urine culture?
Uti.: Quinones or fluroquinilones are the first line in most cases. ...Read more
How do urologist confirm a patient has epididymitis instead of something worse? Do they do urine or semen test?
Examination: Eipdidymitis can usually be made by examination of the testicle and epididymis. Confirmation by testicular ultrasound is obtained sometimes to insure the diagnosis and to evaluate the testicle better when the swelling may affect the ability to examine the testicle. ...Read more
Is it normal for a urologist to perform a (DRE) without asking if patient agrees and explaning why to determine the cause of a hernia/testicular pain?
Physical examination: includes rectal examination , and pelvic examination in female doctor informs , in your case is needed. Pelvic examination how ever more restrictions added like age , need availability of chaperon etc ...Read more
Is it required for a urologist to perform a rectal exam on a patient in trying to determine the cause of a hernia/testicular groin pain? If so why?
Checking Prostate: that type of pain can be related to the Prostate occasionally. It sounds like you have a through doctor. ...Read more
Yes: And vice versa. It depends on who you go to. ...Read more
Why is there so much sexual abuse from male psychiatrists against female patients? It's more prevalent then being rapped by a stranger at night
Sexual misconduct: One national survey of us psychiatrists showed that 7.1% of male and 3.1% of female respondents (overall prevalence = 6.4%) acknowledged sexual contact with their own patients. http://tinyurl.com/nen86pl most (88%) of these occurred between male psychiatrists and female patients; sexual involvement most often happened within 6 months of terminating therapy. Why? Bilateral human failings. ...Read more
Do you know if the cornea changes are progressive or will they stop for 10 yrs Post-Op LASIK patient on Male to Female HRT ?
Females with congenital adrenal Hyperplasia severe variety may have large clitoris and external genitalia may look like male but they are Female Karyotype on Chromosome exam and internal organs are female
It is due to exposure to high concentration of Androgens in utero ...Read more
Can an ob/gyn doctor male or female have a female or a male patient to masterbate during the exam for testings etc?
Inappropriate: It would be very inappropriate and quite odd (in most cases) to have a patient masturbate as part of an exam. ...Read more
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
Is it true urologists will only accept there is something wrong in a male's genetelia area, only if it can be fixed?
Not true for most ..: How can a urologist be sure to know if a disorder can be fixed without evaluating patients with detailed history review, physical exam, & tests as needed? The scope of medical care for urologists includes: all anatomical disorders of kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, scrotum & its contents as well as those in females except uterus, ovaries, Fallopian tubes, etc. ...Read more
I am having some performance issues and I am considering male patches such as Proenhance, Vimax and M-patch. Prefer answer from urologist. ?
Performance issues: Best that you make an appointment with a urologist to evaluate and treat your problem. ...Read more
What?: This phrase really doesn't make sense. Do you mean incontinence or leakage? What is meant by "symptoms of extravasation?" extravasation is abnormal leakage of fluid from somewhere it should be to somewhere it should not, and it frequently confirmed with radiographic tests and x-ray contrast material. So, you must rephrase your question. ...Read more
I'm worried about becoming erect during a testicle exam with my female urologist. Is this a common occurance?
Fiance wants to know. Do men hav to visit a urologist yearly like women visit gyno?? Or do they only have to visit when theres 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
33 yr male had discomfort intesticals went to urologist stop eating hot spicy foods and cut down caffeine went away 1month later its back what's next?
Aching Testicles: There are multiple causes for aching into the testicles. You can even get varicose veins down there which will cause an aching sensation. Infection can do the same thing. Not very likely to be cancer if both testicles ache. I would say it's time to see a urologist again or perhaps seek a second opinion. ...Read more
Which specialist can treat impotency in men which is not psychological? Urologist? Or anyone else?
Your family physician should be where you start so that the easy and common testing and evaluation can be done. Then it may be on to a urologist if indicated.
I would just also add a caution to you that one should not pre-judge the causes of erectile problems. Most are about the brain and the mind and not about the body. Please have an open mind about this. ...Read more
What do you suggest if i'm hoping for an answer from an expert in male reproduction, a male who has had a vasectomy, or a urologist.?
I am a 40 year male. My urologist has recommended that I get circumcised because of smug a buildup which is causing irritation. Please advise ?
Good advice: Will take care of problem once and for all. Giood luck. ...Read more
My testostrone level is 7.6 nmol/l . I am 28 years old male, my urologist says that its normal . The blood sample was given in the noon. Is he right?
Testosterone: Serum total testosterone should be measured between 7am and 10 am. This is when the value is highest. Please have the physician re-measure it during this time for diagnosis. Since it was drawn at 12 pm, your value will be lower than it is earlier in the morning. The value of 7.6 nmol/l is low, so this should be rechecked. If testosterone remains low, you will need full medical evaluation. ...Read more
My doctor ie Urologist wants me to Have a Urodynamics test I am 64 and male Should I do it? I heard it can be very painful?
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 am a 40 year male. My urologist has recommended that I get circumcised because of smegma buildup which is causing irritation. Please advise ?
Circ: Personal decision....Start cleaning more if dont want circ. ...Read more
My female urologist recommended a surgical sling for my stress incontinence. She told me the pros. What are the cons?
I'm a female and get UTI's consistently after intercourse , I'll be going to my first urologist appointment , what should I expect ?
We are planning for a baby now. So for general checkup for males which speciality doctor should I go for ? Is it Urologist or Gynaecologist ?
For men, internest:
or urologist would be the usual, though Family Practice could also be helpful; as always very dependent on the particular physician. Gynecology defined as physiology/medicine that deals with functions & diseases specific to women & girls, however best go with your wife, never leave her side during all exams & visa versa, a team enterprise. Also study: http://goo.gl/ubDC9h & http://goo.gl/FSjqDn ...Read more
67-yr-old male, mass under testicles, can't see or feel it. Urologist says to watch and wait. How often should I get it looked at. Follow-up care?
Good question: This is a good question for your urologist. ...Read more
I got kicked in the crotch, 18 yr. Old male. Can't pee on my own. Urologists have me use an in out catheter.Help!?
18 or 62 yo? : The age here is remarkably important. Are you a 62 yo asking for an 18 yo? Or are you 62? If urologist has recommended intermittent catheterization to empty the bladder, some serious damage occurred from the injury. Please follow your urologist's instructions carefully, being sure to get to follow up visits on time. Report fever or worsening pain to doctor immediately. ...Read more