What does a specialist urologist do?
He deals with clinical examinations, ultrasound examinations, consultations, recommendations for additional examinations – if required: uroflowmetria, laboratory tests, x-rays and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and other tests.
Of course, the urologist does all this to confirm or rule out a disease, and if a disease is discovered, the urologist proposes a treatment plan.
Where appropriate and in consultation with the patient, a medical specialist can do certain interventions, such as instillation, catheterization, surgical intervention with a radiowave surgical apparatus “Ellman.” It may also take swabs for laboratory analysis.
Why would you come to see a urologist?
To visit a urologist, you do not have to be sick. On the contrary, it is best to undergo preventive examinations while you are still healthy.
For males under the age of 50 years without problems and without chronic urological diseases, coming once a year at the urologist is enough.
For males after 50 years, control of prostate is especially recommended: through ultrasound examination and laboratory examination, particularly PSA.
If you already have an acute or chronic disease or urological disorders, regardless of age and sex, then you definitely need to see a urologist.
What difficulties refer you to a urologist?
Blood in the urine, burning sensation when urinating, frequent urination, pain when urinating, glaring pain or cramps in the flanks which spread or do not spread downwards.
Problems with potency, erectile dysfunction, infertility, sexually transmitted diseases, genital warts, suspected kidney or urinary bladder stones.
What is uroflowmetry?
This is a diagnostic procedure which is extremely simple, painless and non-aggressive for patients, used to assess the function of the bladder, sphincter and prostate. In addition to the urologist, neurologists, gynecologists and pediatricians may also refer you to this examination.
Preparing for an ultrasound examination at the urologist
Prior to the ultrasound examination, certain preparation is needed: an hour before the arrival at a specialist, you should drink a liter of water or tea and should not urinate until the examination is performed.
Yes, the urologist can give you recommendations for treatment and application of therapeutic procedures from the Badawi holistic practice.