Urology is a part of health care that deals with the treatment of conditions involving the male and female urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra). It also deals with the male reproductive organs that are able to make babies (penis, testes, scrotum, prostate, etc.). Since health problems in these body parts can happen to anyone, urologic health is important.
Urology Specialist encounters a wide range of clinical problems. There are many urologic conditions and diseases, some last only a short time, while others are long-lasting. Following are some of the diseases identified as common by the AUAF (American Urological Association Foundation)
Causes: Problems with nerves that control the bladder, Urinary tract infection, Inflammation of the prostate (prostatitis), Narrowing of the urethra (urethral stricture), Scarring in the bladder neck as a result of previous surgery, Bladder or kidney stones, Cancer of the prostate or bladder
Symptoms: Urgent or Frequent need to urinate, Increased frequency of urination at night, Difficulty starting urination, Weak urine stream or a stream that stops and starts, Dribbling at the end of urination, Inability to completely empty the bladder, Urinary tract infection, Inability to urinate, Blood in the urine
Causes: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, low testosterone levels, hormone imbalances, kidney disease, stress, anxiety, depression, relationship problems, certain prescription medications, such as those used to treat high blood pressure or depression, sleep disorders, drug use, consuming too much alcohol, using tobacco products,Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis (MS), damage to the pelvic area through injury or surgery, Peyronie's disease
Symptoms: Trouble getting & keeping an erection, Reduced sexual desire.
Causes: medications, some diuretics, antihypertensive drugs, sleeping tablets, sedatives, and muscle relaxants, alcohol
Symptoms: unintentional release of urine by sneezing, coughing, laughing, exercising or lifting something heavy.
Causes: Infection of the bladder, infection of the urethra
Symptoms: pelvic pain, increased urge to urinate, pain with urination, blood in the urine
Causes: Low Urine Volume, high level of calcium in the urine, obesity, Abnormal growth of parathyroid glands, distal renal tubular acidosis,
Symptoms:feeling Intense need to urinate, Urinating more often, burning pain or feeling during urination, Color change in Urine due to blood, Nausea and vomiting, pain at the tip of the penis.
Other Common Urological Conditions are as follows:
Bladder cancer, Interstitial cystitis, Overactive bladder, Bladder prolapse,Prostatitis, Hematuria, Prostate cancer
So, never ignore that could indicate a urological problem. We might not stop to consider that there could be a real problem and you should see a urologist.
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