Urologists are physicians who are specialised Doctors who give treatment and surgery to the male reproductive system

What is a Urologist

including urinary tract diseases of the kidneys and adrenal glands, bladder, urethra, along with the male genitals. Urology is referred to as a surgical specialty.

What is urology?

Urology is the study in which conditions of male reproductive system and urinary tract are studied. Because of the wide range of problems which men have to deal with, Urologists require knowledge of all the clinical problems of the male reproductive system.

Subspecialties

The field of urology consists of surgery and treatment in a number of areas.

Calculi

It is the formation of stones in the kidney which can move into the urethra after medication and pass out from the body. In other cases the Urologist may recommend surgery.

Female Urology

It is the term referred when females have disorders in the urinary system for example, urinary incontinence.

Male infertility

Problems with fertility can be successfully treated by Urologists

Neurourology

This involves problems such as erectile dysfunction and impotence.

Urologic oncology

It is the treatment of cancer especially in the bladder and prostate.

Renal transplantation

It involves the kidney transplants which may be required in the case of kidney failure.

Development of the Specialty

Urologists are Specialists and they need to keep on studying in changing times. It is due to the advancement of medical science and technology and the emerging diseases faced by our society that Urologists have the most advanced treatments available to treat these conditions.

Reasons to see a Urologist

There are many reasons for which you have to consult your Urologist, but here are some specific reasons which you must not ignore and seek medical advice for as soon as symptoms are noted.

Blood in the urine

There are many treatment options provided which may include medication or surgery, but if you experience blood in your urine or leaking of urine then do not delay to see your Urologist.

Cancer

It is one of the common causes of death worldwide. Urologists also treat this disease including cancer of organs such as the kidney, bladder, prostate, penile and testicular.

Incontinence

It is the disease caused due to the loss of normal function of the bladder which is controlled by the urinary system. This problem is common in women.

Symptoms

There are some symptoms which must never be ignored. You must take an appointment immediately and consult your Urologist

  • Inability to obtain or sustain an erection
  • Decreased sexual desire
  • Difficulty in urinating / blood in the urine
  • A testicular mass
  • Pain in lower abdominal area

How to see our Urologist

If you are concerned about any aspect of your genitals or reproductive system, Get in touch with us today! We can arrange an appointment for you with a fully qualified Urologist, quickly and without any fuss. Do not ignore any symptoms and seek medical advice at the first opportunity