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What Are the Main Causes of Stress Incontinence?

Stress incontinence is a particular onset of incontinence, where physical activity causes the involuntary loss of bladder control. It doesn’t have any relation to stress psychologically. Medical Cause Stress incontinence happens because of the weakening of the muscles around the bladder to hold back urine.  The urinary sphincter and other muscles around the pelvic floor […]

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Could One of These Factors be Contributing to Your ED?

It is not unheard of for a man to have occasional difficulty with his erections. Anytime an erection doesn’t occur or doesn’t sustain can be stressful. If the problem occurs over and over again, a man may struggle with an immense amount of confusion, frustration, or even shame. The challenge in addressing erectile dysfunction is […]

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Pediatric Urology: Can Kids Get Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones are rock-hard stones that form in the kidneys. They are much more common in adults than in children, but it is possible for kids to develop them. It is important to know what causes this problem, how to spot the signs, and what to do if your child exhibits the symptoms of kidney […]

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Can Overactive Bladder Improve On Its Own?

Overactive bladder is described as a chronic condition. It usually does not go away on its own and can get worse if it is not properly treated. The good news is that if you talk to your doctor about your overactive bladder symptoms, the appropriate care can result in significant improvements. Treating overactive bladder can […]

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Wondering about Low T?

Testosterone. It is the quintessential male hormone, even though every man also has estrogen and other hormones coursing through his blood. Testosterone, though; it’s powerful. It is capable of facilitating muscle growth more easily and is a vital aspect of sexual wellness. Men who have an abundance of energy to complete daily tasks and still […]

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Do You Have the Wrong Idea About the Vasectomy Procedure?

Having a vasectomy is a big decision. Even when you are sure you do not want to expand your family any further, you may hesitate to schedule an appointment with a urologist. Here, we discuss some of the common misperceptions that keep men from taking that step into long-term birth control. If any of them […]

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Can Overactive Bladder Go Away On Its Own?

Overactive bladder, called OAB, can be a frustrating condition, especially if it takes too much time to receive appropriate medical care. People with overactive bladder experience frequent and sudden urges to urinate. So sudden that the urge can be difficult to control, and may result in urgency incontinence. Overactive bladder means that there is very […]

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Common Pediatric Urology Health Issues

At UT Urology in Chattanooga, we offer a comprehensive menu of services, including pediatric urology tests and treatments. Children of all ages can develop various urologic problems. Most who do have a difficult time communicating their experience. This is why it is important that parents and caretakers know the conditions that may occur and what […]

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Prostate Cancer FAQs

September is prostate cancer awareness month, so we are engaging in this important health topic here by answering some common questions about prostate cancer screenings. As you may know, cancer screenings have been praised for their ability to detect cancer early, during stages that are more responsive to conservative treatments. What you may not know […]

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Urologic Health is a Priority

Here at UT Urology, we think about urologic health on a daily basis. Our patients usually do not, at least they didn’t until they were told by their primary care doctor that they should see a urologist. Until that type of recommendation is made, the average person usually doesn’t even know what a urologist does, […]

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