What Is Urology?
Urology is a specialty that focuses on the urinary tracts of males and females and on the reproductive system of males. Medical professionals specializing in the field of urology are called urologists and are trained to diagnose, treat, and manage patients with urological disorders.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
In men, BPH is the enlargement of the prostate gland not connected with cancer. This will lead to issues with emptying the bladder. Patients experience a weak stream while urinating a sense of incomplete emptying of the bladder, a feeling of straining while urinating, or difficulty stopping and starting once the stream is started. BPH can be treated with drugs or surgery.
There are many different types of bladder cancer which are often identified with a bladder exam called cystoscopy. The particular type of cancer is then established by way of a biopsy, typically performed under anesthesia. Subsequent therapy is dependent upon the sort of bladder cancer and may involve surveillance, drugs placed directly in the bladder, chemotherapy, or further surgery.
Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Lack of normal erections is not only irritating for an individual and their partner, but also could be an indication of more substantial problems in other areas of your body. Discussing your ED with Dr. El Masry can provide valuable insight in to your overall health and there are a wide variety of remedies to get people back again to a level of function that is sufficient.
Hematuria or blood in the urine could often be because of causes which have nothing related to cancer. It may however be considered a common way that tumors in the kidney or bladder are diagnosed that otherwise may have gone undiscovered. The examination is frequently negative, but is reassuring to both medical practioners and patients.
Unexpected or unwanted urination is distressing and can result in substantial lifestyle changes for both men and women. Different types of incontinence exist and could be identified through conversation with a doctor, evaluation, and frequently additional assessment. The good news is that there are always a wide range of therapies that offer desire to suffering people.
Small or large tumors in the kidney can be treated differently depending on how advanced they are at the time of diagnosis. Early treatment has excellent potential to leave patients cancer free
Many patients who have experienced kidney stones say “I wouldn’t want to go through that again”. Working with a urologist can help identify, treat and prevent kidney stones. Preliminary treatment may involve procedures such as EWSL or extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. Elimination of kidney stones depends upon ana analysis of the patient’s blood and urine to identify, then eliminate, the factors that contributed increased risk for stones.
Even though prostate cancer is a very slow growing cancer, it could cause considerable lethal difficulties if left undiagnosed and untreated. The responsibility of testing for cancer and then detecting by biopsy is contributed by primary care medical practioners and urologists, respectively. After having a analysis of prostate cancer is made, individuals have conversations with urologists and usually with a radiation oncologist to decide on a course of action that could require surveillance, drugs, radiation, or surgery.
Cancer of the testicles is more commonly observed in teenagers, our young men in their 20s or 30s. Men ought to be encouraged to perform regular self tests and consult with their urologist immediately when any changes are noted. Changes generally include lumps or bumps, hardening of the testicle or major changes in proportions. Testicular cancer, if identified early, is usually very treatable with some of the greatest cure rates of all cancers.
At various stages in life, people could be afflicted with the shortcoming to their ability to urinate. That can mean likely to the restroom too much or perhaps not to be able to empty their bladder completely. Consulting with a urologist can be an important first step to regaining freedom and personal peace-of-mind.