What is Urology?
It is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the diseases, diagnosis, and treatment of the urinary system disorders.
What Are The Doctors Of Urology Called?
A urologist is a specially trained physician who deals with the diseases related to the urinary tract (kidneys, urethra, bladder and ureters) and the male reproductive system. They are also specialized in dealing with the cancers found in the urinary tract or the male reproductive organs.
Furthermore, a sexologist is a specialist who is responsible for the management of problems associated with the anatomy and physiology of sex. They also specialize in the better guidance of people with regards to their sexual acts/contacts.
When Is It A Good Time To See An Urologist?
Any of the following signs and symptoms may indicate the development of the urologic problem and therefore, you should consult the nearest urologist promptly:
- Blood in the urine
- Pain in the loin
- Pain in the groin
- Frequent urination
- Pain during urination
- Uncontrolled leakage of urine, including dribbling
- Lump in the scrotum
- Pain in the scrotum
- Sediments in urine
What Do The Doctors Of Urology Treat?
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
- Urinary Incontinence
- Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
- Kidney and Ureteral stones
- Prostate cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Bladder prolapse
- Hematuria (blood in the urine)
- Erectile dysfunction (ed)
- Interstitial cystitis (also called painful bladder syndrome)
- Overactive bladder
- Prostatitis (swelling of the prostate gland)
Now you can find the best Urologist near you in all major cities of Pakistan