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Urology

  1. 1. Urology is the medical specialty that deals with disturbances of the male and female urinary system and male reproductive organs.  The goal of the urology division at Mid Hudson Medical Group, is to provide to our patients a level of urologic care that is unequalled in the HudsonValley. With the most technologically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment located in our offices in Fishkill, Hopewell Junction, Poughkeepsie and Putnam. Our aim is to provide each patient with personalized yet comprehensive care in a most comfortable and compassionate manner.  We manage a wide spectrum of urological conditions and offer some of the most advanced treatments presently available in the field.<br />Got Symptoms?<br />You probably can't even imagine what symptoms you would have until you have a urology problem. This section highlights common signs and symptoms of urology conditions and cancers.<br />Irritative Urinary Symptoms<br />Irritative urinary symptoms are hard to tolerate. You may have trouble accurately pinpointing the urinary symptoms that you are experiencing. It may take time for your doctor to sort out the correct diagnosis.<br />Frequent Urination At Night (Nocturia)<br />If you wake up several times at night with a pressing need to urinate, you probably have a diminished capacity to hold your urine at night, and have what doctors refer to as "nocturia." Find out the possible causes of this annoying, potentially serious symptom.<br />Painful Urination and Burning - What Could Be Going On<br />Have you ever had to deal with painful urination and burning? It is an irritating symptoms and there can be many causes. Find out more about the symptoms and sources of the pain and burning.<br />Blood In the Urine - What You Should Know About Blood In The Urine<br />Have you ever noticed blood in your urine? Whether you spot it on your toilet paper or see it in the toilet bowl, it is something that should be investigated promptly by your doctor. Learn more about symptoms to look for and how to keep track of them.<br />Symptoms of Bladder Outlet Obstruction<br />If you are an older male who is seeing a different pattern to how you are urinating, one possibility is that you have a bladder outlet obstruction. Learn what the symptoms are and when to consult with a urologist.<br />Urgency (to Urinate)<br />Do you ever feel a strong urge to urinate that you cannot control? Find out what could be causing it. <br />Clinical Conditions:<br /> <br />Kidneys and Adrenal Glands<br /> <br />Kidney stones<br />Kidney infections/pyelonephritis<br />Kidney cancer<br />Hydronephrosis<br />Ureteral obstruction<br />Tumors of the Adrenal Glands<br /> <br />Bladder and Bladder Control Problems<br /> <br />Urinary incontinence<br />Overactive bladder (OAB)<br />Urinary frequency<br />Urinary urgency<br />Dysuria (painful urination)<br />Pelvic pain syndrome<br />Pelvic prolapse<br />Urinary retention/obstruction<br />Neurogenic bladder syndromes (strokes, spinal injury)<br />Cystitis<br />Blood in urine (hematuria)<br />Urinary tract infections (UTI)<br /> <br />Prostate<br /> <br />Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)<br />Prostatitis<br />Prostate cancer<br />Post-prostatectomy incontinence<br />Post-radiation incontinence<br /> <br />Male Infertility<br /> <br /> <br />Penis and Urethra<br /> <br />Erectile dysfunction/impotence<br />Disorders of ejaculation<br />Disorders of sexual desire/libido<br />Peyronie's disease/penile curvature<br />Urethral pain and obstruction<br />Urination : Quality and Quantity<br />Normal Results<br />The normal range is 800 to 2000 milliliters per day (with a normal fluid intake of about 2 liters per day).<br />Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.<br />What Abnormal Results Mean<br />Disorders that cause reduced urine volume include dehydration, inadequate fluid intake, or renal insufficiency or failure.<br />Some of the conditions that cause increased urine volume include:<br />Diabetes insipidus - renal<br />Diabetes insipidus - central<br />Diabetes<br />High fluid intake<br />Some forms of kidney failure<br />Use of diuretic medications<br />……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Good luck !...........<br />

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