Urology is the medical specialty concerned with diseases of the urinary tract in men and women, and diseases of the genital tract in men. The specialty combines medical and surgical training and encompasses a wide variety of clinical problems.
The most common complaints or conditions treated in our urology practice are:
- Prostate Cancer
- Kidney Stones
- Blood in the urine (Hematuria)
- Elevated PSA
- Urinary Incontinence
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Bladder Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
- Erectile dysfunction
- Benign enlargement of the Prostate gland (BPH)
- Interstitial cystitis
It can start as a mild ache in your back, then become a stabling pain like none you’ve had before. If you have a kidney stone, you know the pain can be unbearable. So you’ll be happy to hear that kidney stones often can be prevented. Read on to learn more about kidney stones, their treatment, and how to reduce your risk of getting stones in the future.
Urinary Track Infections
(UTI) are common in both women and men. UTIs are most often caused by bacteria. These are germs that can invade your urinary tract. The good news is that a UTI can be treated. The sooner you’re treated, the sooner you’ll feel better.
Do you sometimes leak urine, such as when you lift something heavy? If so, your doctor may have told you that you have stress urinary incontinence (SUI). You are not alone. Urine leakage can be embarrassing. And it may keep you from being active. But know that SUI can be treated.