Steps to Prepare for a Male Urology Exam

Your Guide to Preparing for a Male Urology Exam For men, making the decision to visit a urologist is an important step in their overall health journey. An annual checkup with a urologist can help not only identify, but also treat several key issues that affect long-term urinary health. But, once you’ve scheduled your

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Questions to Ask Your Urologist About Kidney Stones

Questions to Ask Your Urologist: Kidney Stones If you have questions about kidney stones, then you’ve come to the right place.  For those who have never had a kidney stone, you might simply be wondering what it is. Meanwhile, if you’re currently experiencing a kidney stone, you’re probably more curious about what type of stone

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8 Reasons for Women to See a Urologist

When Should a Woman See a Urologist? Do women see urologists? The short answer is yes! Although it is a common misconception that urologists are only for men, this is not the case. A urologist specializes in diseases of the urinary tract for both men and women. Now that we’ve set the record straight, when

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What Causes Kidney Stones?

Learn More About Common Kidney Stone Causes Kidney stones are hard, mineral-based masses that develop from chemicals in the urine. Once formed, the stone either stays in the kidney or travels down the urinary tract. Sometimes, kidney stones are small and are able to pass on their own naturally. But other times, these stones become

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David E. Kang Designated as a Center of Excellence for Rezūm™ Water Vapor Therapy

Center of Excellence Recognizes High Degree of Experience with New Technology  Charlotte, NC—March 26, 2021—Urology Specialists of the Carolinas announced that David E. Kang, M.D. has been designated as North Carolina’s first and only Center of Excellence for Rezūm™ Water Vapor Therapy treatment – a minimally invasive in-office procedure for men looking to treat their

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7 Early Signs of Kidney Disease

Recognizing the Early Signs of Kidney Disease Approximately 15% of U.S. adults are estimated to have kidney disease — and most don’t even know it. In fact, studies show that 9 in 10 adults with kidney disease are unaware that they have the condition. This is an alarming statistic.  As is the case with any

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Best Treatment Options for UTI

Find Relief With Common UTI Treatment Options So, you’ve just been diagnosed with a urinary tract infection (UTI). Now what? A UTI occurs when there is an infection in your urinary tract system. Any part of your urinary system can become infected, but most UTIs take place in the lower urinary tract, which includes the

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4 Ways to Treat an Enlarged Prostate

Breaking Down Your Enlarged Prostate Treatment Options So, you’ve just been diagnosed with an enlarged prostate. The good news? An enlarged prostate is very common, especially as you age. In fact, over 50% of men will have had an enlarged prostate by the time they turn 60 — and by age 85, that number increases

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10 Signs You Need to Visit the Urologist

Your Guide to Knowing When to Visit the Urologist A urologist specializes in diseases of the urinary tract for both men and women, as well as the male reproductive system. The urinary tract consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra; meanwhile, the male reproductive system includes the male testes, prostate, and penis. You

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Have Difficulty Urinating? What To Do For Urinary Retention

Urinary Retention: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Having trouble urinating? You may be experiencing urinary retention. Urinary retention is a condition in which someone struggles to empty their bladder. If you’re suffering from urinary retention, you may be unable to fully empty your bladder, or you might not be able to start urinating at all. Keep

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