According to the American Cancer Society recommendation, urologist order screening tests for prostate cancer to all men above 50 years of age visited in the urology department. Urologists also order a digital rectal exam and a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. It is suggested that men after 40 years of age should do for an annual screening test who has a family history of prostate cancer.
With increasing age, most of the females have a common complaint of urinary incontinence. This badly affects the quality of life of the person, as women bothered urinary leakage. Minimal invasive surgical intervention can correct this problem and the treatment is well tolerated by the patients.
Kidney stone becomes a very common urological problem nowadays. Almost 50% of patients have the risk of recurrence of the condition.
Any infection that occurs in the urinary tract or its associated parts like bladder, urethra or kidney, is broadly termed as urinary tract infection (UTI). The UTI symptoms include:
• Burning sensation and pain during micturition
• Dark-colored, cloudy, smelly or bloody urination
• The frequent urge of urinate
• The unsatisfactory volume of urine pass
• A small amount of urine leaking with frequent urination
• Lower abdominal pain,
• Feeling of the bladder, but unable to clear out during urinate
Urinary tract infection and kidney stones can affect both males and females. Therefore, the occurrence of these conditions requires to take advice from a urologist. Apart from these, urinary inconsistency is more frequent in females than males. This condition also requires a urologist visit. Other female-specific conditions like vaginal prolapse, cyst formation in intra-urethral or intra-bladder lining also need discussion with a urologist.