Whether you have a condition or disease affecting your urinary tract or male reproductive system, you want to know the treatment you are receiving is always quality. Thankfully, quality, compassionate care is exactly what we provide here at Greater Austin Urology. Read on to learn more about the field of urology and how the urologists at Greater Austin Urology can help you.
What is Urology?
Urology is a surgical specialty that assesses, diagnoses and treats conditions affecting the urinary tract or the male reproductive organs. It includes the treatment and care of organs including the bladder, kidneys, uterus, urethra and male productive organs as well as conditions including kidney stones, incontinence, impotence, male infertility and cancer. If you have a condition affecting the urinary system or male reproductive organs, a urologist may be able to help you.
What Do Urologists Do?
Urologists assess, diagnose and create treatment plans for patients with symptoms or conditions affecting the urinary tract or male reproductive organs. They also perform physical examinations, cancer screenings and several types of surgical and nonsurgical treatments including cystoscopy, urodynamics and biopsy.
What Conditions Do Urologists Treat?
Urologists diagnosis and treat a large number of medical conditions, including but not limited to the following:
- Kidney stones
- Urinary tract infections
- Enlarged prostate
- Bladder prolapse
- Undescended testes
- Erectile dysfunction
- Male infertility
Why Would I Need to See a Urologist?
Do you struggle with erectile dysfunction, infertility, bladder leakage or pain while urinating? If so, it's likely time to visit Greater Austin Urology for a diagnosis and treatment plan. While you may find some help consulting with a general practitioner, no one is going to be as knowledgeable or as thorough with matters concerning the urinary tract or male reproductive organs as a urologist.
You owe it to yourself to remain in good health, and visiting a urologist as needed is one good way to do just that. If you've been experiencing any suspicious symptoms lately or if it's time for that routine check-up, don't delay making your next appointment.
Are you in need of a urologist?
Call Greater Austin Urology in Austin, TX at (512) 540-3937 for more information!