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4 Things That a Trip to a Urologist Can Help

Okay, we are all adults here. No one necessarily likes having conversations that are typically deemed to be awkward. Yet we have to have them. Let’s all put on our mature adult hats and follow that old adage, “The adults are talking”.

Urology is the medical branch that focuses on the urinary tract and male reproduction system, along with all associated ideas and issues. It is very important to be aware of urology, as these specialists are highly trained to help these specific issues.

Why might you visit a urologist? Glad you asked. 

Kidney Pain

Yes, kidney pain. Kidney pain affects you in your mid to upper back along the spine. If you have unexplained pain in that area it very well might be a kidney issue.

One of the primary things that urologists can help treat is kidney stones. Kidney stones are calcified masses that get stuck in your urinary tract, anywhere from the kidney to the urethra. They are incredibly painful, but a urologist has a number of methods to help relieve the pain and remove the stone. 

Overactive bladder

If you find yourself having to go to the bathroom very frequently, you may have an overactive bladder.

An overactive bladder can really be a nuisance in life. You might find yourself needing to go so frequently that your life is affected in work matters, personal life, and more. A urologist can help identify treatments that best match your case. That could range from medication to Bladder Neuromodulation, detailed on  www.idahourology.com, which uses electrical stimulation to help relieve the issue.

Sexual Health

Urologists are professionals to visit if there are questions or concerns with men’s sexual health. They can help run tests prescribe treatment for issues that may be involved. 

People sometimes don’t remember that the organs are just as important as the more well-known issues in this arena (PME, erectile dysfunction, etc). If there is any physical injury or concern, a urologist should be able to help, though emergency care should be directed to an emergency room.

Incontinence 

Incontinence refers to the involuntary movements of your bowels. It is a difficult and embarrassing thing to deal with. This can happen in both men and women.

Fortunately, there are many treatments that can help with incontinence. It could be as simple as making different lifestyle choice and adjustments. Other treatments might involve medication, and there are some medical procedures depending on the severity and how well other treatments have worked.

Urologists can help you with many different issues. It is important to remember that there is no reason to be embarrassed around a doctor. They have already seen a condition like yours, and even if they haven’t they are there to help you. 

Being as honest and transparent as possible will help ensure you get the best treatment for your problems and conditions. It will allow you to return to health faster and more completely. If there is an issue, don’t wait to get an appointment set up with a urologist. Healing is right around the corner. 

Have you ever seen a urologist? Did you know they were the go-to specialist for these ailments?

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Christy has three children. She has over 22 years of parenting experience, including parenting as a young mom, a single parent, and dealing with chronic illness/pain. When she isn't writing, you can find her coloring, playing Candy Crush, and listening to Taylor Swift.

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3 Comments

  1. Debbie P says:

    Thanks for the article. These aren’t always easy subjects to talk about.

    1. Nope, most people consider talking about these ailments to be TMI or too personal. I love sharing this information because talking about it should be no big deal.

  2. Tracie Cooper says:

    I see a urologist regularly for my kidney issues!

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