Category Archives: General Urology

Kidney Cancer

What is kidney cancer? Kidney cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the kidneys when the cells in your body begin to grow at an unstable rate. This out of control growth creates a tumor. The majority of kidney cancers first appear in the lining of the small tubes (tubules) in the kidneys.…
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Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (more commonly referred to as UTIs) occur when germs or bacteria enter the opening of the urethra and then starts to multiply within any part of the urinary system - the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. It is most common to develop a UTI in the lower portion of the urinary tract,…
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Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is a very common condition that affects approximately twenty to thirty percent of all men in the United States. Commonly referred to by healthcare practitioners as PE, it's also frequently called premature climax, rapid climax, early ejaculation or rapid ejaculation by many people. Yet whatever name PE is called by, it's simply a medical…
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Kidney Stones

What Are Kidney Stones Kidney Stones are small to tiny sized stones which are created from excess salt and minerals in the urine. The most common reported symptom patients report is severe pain in the lower back. Many patients describe this pain as being similar to delivering a child. Also referred to as nephrolithiasis, there…
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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence Urinary Incontinence is the involuntary loss of bladder control. It is estimated that over thirty percent (30%) of people living in the United States suffer from urinary incontinence, making it a common and embarrassing problem for many. While incontinence affects both men and women, females are at an increased risk due to several…
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Vasectomy Questions and Answers

A vasectomy is a safe and effective minor surgical procedure that basically is simply a form of birth control for men who no longer want to father children or be able to get a woman pregnant. There are over a half-million vasectomies preformed in the USA every year, yet many men have numerous questions about…
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Prostate Enlargement And UroLift

Prostate enlargement is frequently seen in many male patients as they age. It is a non-cancerous increasing of the size of a man's prostate organ that takes place as the individual grows older. It is also often commonly referred to as BPH or Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Estimates indicate that greater than fifty-percent (50%) of all…
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How to Find the Right Urologist in Philadelphia

If you or someone you love is struggling with a urinary issue, it may be embarrassing to see a specialist. However, seeing a urologist can have profound effects on your quality of life and your overall health. If you have been searching for the right urologist, we have a few tips to help you find…
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Urinary Incontinence in Men: What Can You Do?

Urinary incontinence (UI), or some level of loss of bladder control is not uncommon among men. In fact, 11-34% of older men experience it. Younger men can also experience UI due to certain health problems. As with most health issues, discussing the problem is the first step to addressing the symptoms and finding a treatment.…
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