Urology is the branch of medicine that focuses on diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs. Urologist diagnoses and prescribes treatment for both male and female urinary tract diseases, and cares for the treatment of reproductive disorders in males.
The most common reason why females visit urologist is urinary tract infection is bladder or urinary tract infections and inflammations. Males usually need the services of urologist in case of various prostate diseases or sexual health disorders.
Doctors note that men are not inclined for preventive care of their sexual health. However, in order to avoid unpleasant illnesses, it is necessary to visit the urologist regularly and undergo the prescribed examinations. This is especially important for older men. Thus, the following and many other diseases will be preventive:
Benign prostatic hyperplasia;
Comprehensive urological tests, diagnosis and treatment of kidney, urinary tract or bladder disorders, as well as reproductive health disorders and illnesses in men – all these services are provided at the clinic “Nefrida”.
Information after procedures
Often, after the procedure in the doctor’s office, patients have questions that they do not dare to ask during the visit or that come to mind only later. In this section, you will find in advance all the most useful information that you should know in the post-procedural period.
What disorders does a urologist treat?
A urologist treats diseases related to the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, male genital organs). In addition, the urologist assesses the man’s fertility, hormonal imbalance, and the couple’s sex life.
How to prepare for a consultation with a urologist?
No prior preparation is required, you only need to register at a time convenient for you.
If you are hesitating whether you really want to make an appointment for a procedure in our clinic, we invite you to read the frequently asked questions section prepared by our doctors. In it, you will find all the answers to your questions even before the procedure, so you can feel confident in your choice!
Is a urologist a doctor for women or men?
A urologist is a universal specialist who treats both men and women. For men, a urologist diagnoses bladder and urinary tract problems, the prostate, solves problems of hormonal imbalance and infertility, and problems of sex life.
What procedures does a urologist treat women with?
In women, a urologist usually treats kidney stones, inflammation in the urinary tract, sexually transmitted infections, malignant or benign tumors of the urinary tract, excessive urination or urinary incontinence.
What is a pediatric urologist?
A pediatric urologist helps when children have urinary problems – problems with the bladder or ureters. A pediatric urologist also deals with genital development problems, advises on hernias, benign and malignant changes, and conducts research.
Is testing for sexually transmitted diseases painful?
The test is painless. In most cases, it is enough to urinate in a urine collection container to be tested for sexually transmitted diseases. Urine is tested for the presence of any sexually transmitted disease DNA.
When to see a urologist?
Consult a urologist if you notice that you are urinating more often than usual, feel pain in the pelvic area, feel a burning or stinging sensation or notice other symptoms in the genital area. Also, if you feel pain during sexual intercourse, there are erectile dysfunctions or suspicions of contracting a sexually transmitted disease.
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