Users' questions

Why would you be referred to a urologist?

Why would you be referred to a urologist?

Why Would You See a Urologist? A urologist might treat bladder problems, urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder and kidney cancer, kidney blockage, and kidney stones. Men might also see them for: Erectile dysfunction (ED)

When is it time to see a urologist?

This is why it is so important that all men over the age of 40 to 45 get a yearly exam, ideally by the same doctor. As with all potentially serious problems, if detected early the cure rate is high.

When to call the doctor for frequent urination?

Inconvenient and disruptive to your daily life, frequent urination is when you need to urinate many times throughout a 24-hour period. This is a symptom of many different conditions and can have a wide variety of solutions.

When to see a doctor about a kidney stone?

If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation or if you need a second opinion, please contact us or call: 646-663-4421 Patients with kidney stones have a significant chance of forming another stone in the future. Up to 50% of men and women with their first kidney stone will develop another renal stone within 10 years.

Do you have to see an urologist for a kidney biopsy?

Do not let anyone biopsy a kidney mass unless you have seen a urologist. Biopsies of a kidney mass can actually cause more harm, and often do not provide the information desired. 6. A testicular mass or persistent pain.

When do men need to see an urologist?

Men should never ignore any of the following symptoms – make an appointment to see a urologist. Lower abdominal pain. A testicular mass. Difficulty urinating.

Who is the best urologist to see for erectile dysfunction?

“As we get older, men have certain problems that they’re going to want to see their primary care physician about and probably a urologist,” says Richard Jadick, D.O., a Piedmont urologist. “Most of these problems are easily dealt with, but sometimes they reveal things that need further investigation.” 1. Erectile dysfunction

What kind of problems can an urologist treat?

Urologists treat a wide range of problems, including bladder and prostate cancer, prostate gland enlargement, erectile dysfunction, kidney stones, bladder issues and urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Can a woman see an urologist for kidney stones?

Yes, urologists see women, too. “We don’t discriminate against either sex; both men and women can develop bladder problems, kidney stones, and UTIs,” says Dr. Gill. Generally, about two-thirds of the patients urologists see are men, and about one-third are women.