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What Age You Should Start Going to a Urologist?

What Age You Should Start Going to a Urologist?

by Stephanie Meadows
Did you know there is a whole medical field focused on the health of the urinary system, called urology? Urology focuses on the care of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, the prostate gland, and your reproductive health. Urologists can diagnose, treat, and monitor disorders of the urinary tract and the external genital organs, which can include kidney, ureter, urethra, bladder, and prostate issues. They also conduct surgery if necessary, such as procedures performed on the adrenal glands (which sit on top of your kidneys). You may need to see a urologist for several reasons.

What to Expect During Your Urologist Visit?

What to Expect During Your Urologist Visit?

by Stephanie Meadows
If your primary care doctor has referred you to visit a urologist due to symptoms you have been having, it’s important to know about that specialty and what to expect during your visit. Urology focuses on the care of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, the prostate gland, and your reproductive health. For instance, the urinary tract is responsible for storing and releasing urine (liquid waste), as well as keeping the right balance of water and chemicals in our body. A urologist is also a specialist in men’s health concerns, from erectile dysfunction to low testosterone, so you should feel comfortable discussing your concerns with the doctor.

If You Have These Symptoms, You Should See a Urologist

If You Have These Symptoms, You Should See a Urologist

by Stephanie Meadows
Our urinary system, otherwise known as the urinary tract, is a complex and important system that houses the kidneys, ureters, the bladder, and the urethra. The urinary tract is responsible for storing and releasing urine (liquid waste), as well as keeping the right balance of water and chemicals in our body. Urology focuses on the care of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, the urethra, and other concerns such as reproductive health.

What Does Low Sperm Motility Mean?

What Does Low Sperm Motility Mean?

by Stephanie Meadows
Male infertility is often caused by two factors: Low sperm count and low sperm motility. When a man’s semen doesn’t have enough sperm in it, this is known as low sperm count. Sperm motility, on the other hand, refers to how well the sperm cells are able to swim and travel. While the importance of sperm count is often directly associated with male fertility, sperm motility matters just as much.