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Questions tagged [urology]

Questions pertaining to the branch of medicine and physiology concerned with the function and disorders of the urinary system.

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How hydrocele can appear after varicocelectomy? What is hydrocele?

The patient has Microscopic subinguinal varicocelectomy (or Marmar operation), which resulted in hydrocele During Marmar operation the veins vere dissected (probably with lymphatic cords) How this ...
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Supersaturation vs Undersaturation of the Urine | Kidney Stones

A significant factor that determines if a crystal will develop into a kidney stone is the saturation of the urine with stone-forming salts. From my understanding, supersaturation leads to precipitates ...
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how to stop frequent nocturnal emission [closed]

My age is 28 . I am male and i am un married I do not watch any content that may arouse feelings but still i face the problem of nocturnal emission (without any dream) approximately twice a week ...
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What is the velocity of ejaculated semen and does it influence likelihood of fertilisation? [closed]

During male orgasm, the smooth muscle of the penis must contract with sufficient force to ejaculate semen from the penis. Is the mean velocity of ejaculation known? I do not find scientific sources. ...
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Should patients vary their own dosage when using injections for erectile dysfunction?

There seem to be two different approaches taken by doctors, and I am wondering if there are any formal guidelines or "best practices?" In the approach I have experienced, the doctor shows the ...
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is there thin cystoscope, thin to make less harm, used only for watching?

once i come to urologist, he wanted to use cystoscope, and it was very thick, nearly 1 cm in diameter. it was a tube, multifunctional, allowing to pass different instruments via it. is there thin ...
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Is it true that measles vaccine lead to poor sexual potency for men?

Infectiologist at local medical clinic told me that vaccination against measles is not recommended for men because it harms sexual potency. She said though that it is OK to vaccinate children against ...
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Should Ureaplasma Urealyticum be treated if it doesn't cause any symptoms?

Ureaplasma Urealyticum is a bacterium that can be passed through sexual contact although it is not considered a classic STI or STD because of its low degree of pathogenicity (ie, harm the infected ...
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Why are anti-inflammatories prescribed for an epididymis inflammation?

I have an inflammation of the epididymis. I took blood and urine tests and it's not caused by STDs or any bacteria that would show up on a urine culture. My doctor wants me to take ibuprofen at 400mg ...
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BPH and anesthesia compatible?

I have BPH, an enlarged prostate. After my last 2 surgeries, I’ve had to install a catheter because I could not urinate. A couple days later I removed the catheter and was able to urinate. The only ...
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Is generic Cialis (Tadalafil) equivalent to Cialis?

I have been suffering Erectile Disfunction and i discussed it with a urologist. The urologist described me Cialis 20 mg (suggested 10 mg first). The problem is that the price is very high in the USA. ...
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Does male circumcision really damage sexual sensitivity for men?

In my point of view, nowadays the male circumcision procedure is becoming unpopular. There may be substantial grounds for that. There may be numerous subjective opinions about noticeable sensitivity ...
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What relation, if any, exists between height and erectile dysfunction?

For a given BMI, how does height affect erectile dysfunction? I'm curious because height is associated with better cardiovascular health in some studies.
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Is there any research into alternative ways to treat phimosis or balanitis?

Is there any research for cures of balanitis or phimosis that isn't circumcision? That circumcision is the only effective method is quite depressing.
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Problem in Urology

Is it normal that to expel the last part of urine, one have to alternate contractions of the bladder with contractions of the area between anus and testicles ?
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Can a cytoscopy be performed partially?

I have a recurring cyst on the foreskin. Prior to excision, my urologist wants to do a cystoscopy to ensure that the urethra isn't affected by the cyst. I've had this procedure done before, and to be ...
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What causes incessant scrotal sac movements?

According to Wikipedia, scrotal sac movements are to serve the purpose of regulating the temperature of the testicles. They are at slightly lower temperature than the human body, so the scrotal sac ...
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Primary bladder neck obstruction treatment or cure

What are primary bladder neck obstruction treatments or cures besides alphablockers or bladder neck incision?
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Dietary Factors for Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones

Is there any evidence that diet factors play a big role in the creation of calcium oxalate kidney stones? Some doctors and other sources recommend cutting out coffee, tea, soft drinks, and dietary ...
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Are there any health benefits to male circumcision?

It's been argued by various medical organizations that male circumcision has various medical benefits, such as reducing the risk of catching HIV, or reducing the risk of urinary tract infections, for ...