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What is done at a urology exam?

What is done at a urology exam?

History & physical.: The appointment will consist of a detailed history and physical exam. The exam will focus on the abdomen and genitals. In men, inspection of the penis, palpation of the testicles, and a hernia check will occur. If indicated, the prostate is checked by a digital rectal exam. In women, there may be a pelvic exam if indicated. A urine sample may be taken and checked. Urine flow can be analyzed. ...Read more

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Urology (Definition)

Urology is a medical and surgical specialty that deals with the urinary tract (kidney, ureter, bladder, & urethra) of men and women; & the reproductive system of men. It is a broad field dealing with issues ranging from infections & kidney stones to surgical problems such as congenital defects, cancer surgery, and incontinence. Urologists are board certified by ...Read more

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Can you tell me if throughout a recent urology exam the md said I have a caruncle.does anyone know what this is or what causes it?

Benign: A urethral caruncle is what we call a granulomatous(benign) lesion at the urethral meatus(opening)..Most often in post menopausal women. It is bright red,soft and smooth.If the diagnosis is apparent, no treatment is needed. Estrogen crean and anti inflammatory cream may be used.If it is bothersome it can be removed or cauterized. It is not a serious condition. ...Read more

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Managing Male Menopause (Checklist)

Get hormone levels checked
Yearly
Supplement w/docs guidance
Once
Exercise
Daily
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I went to my urology he advised me to stop testestrone replacement because has risk of heart attack i tray but i felt im not a man tire depressed .bad?

I went to my urology he advised me to stop testestrone replacement because has risk of heart attack i tray but i felt im not a man tire depressed .bad?

See endocrinologist: Unfortunately, most men who have been placed on testosterone, do not have a true need for the drug, and were started on it inappropriately. However there are men who truly need it. You should see an endocrinologist to evaluate whether you truly need to be on it. Recent studies suggest that there may be a higher risk of heart disease with people on testosterone, but this is not yet proven. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: urology?

What is the definition or description of: urology?

A surgical specialty: Urology is a medical and surgical specialty that deals with the urinary tract (kidney, ureter, bladder, & urethra) of men and women; & the reproductive system of men. It is a broad field dealing with issues ranging from infections & kidney stones to surgical problems such as congenital defects, cancer surgery, and incontinence. Urologists are board certified by the american urological association. ...Read more

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Managing Male Menopause (Checklist)

Have prostate checked
Yearly
Exercise
20 Min, Daily, forever
Take supplements for men's health
Once
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What should I expect at my first urology appointment?

What should I expect at my first urology appointment?

Urology: It depends on what your symptoms and signs . Usually you will have to give a urinalysis and have a physical exam ...Read more

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What is a meatoplasty, with reference to urology?

What is a meatoplasty, with reference to urology?

Repair of the meatus: The urethral meatus is the hole where urine exits the body. A meatoplasty is a surgical procedure to fix the meatus, to allow urine to flow more normally. In boys, scarring or narrowing of the meatus can be fixed with a meatoplasty. A meatoplasty may be used in a hypospadias repair, a condition where the urethra does not develop normally. In women, scarring in vulva may require this repair. ...Read more

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What is difference between nephrology and urology ?

What is difference between nephrology and urology ?

Medicine vs Surgery: The differences may be subtle outside of professional circles, but essentially urology is a surgical field that deals with the urinary tract: kidneys, ureter, bladder, prostate, and genitals. By contrast, nephrology is a specialty of internal medicine, where disorders of the kidney are treated in non-surgical ways (dialysis). ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more

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