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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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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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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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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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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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 ...