Urology Blog

Kidney Stones: Can Recurrence be Prevented?

Kidney stones are not something we expect to experience, and yet 12% of us will. Once this temporary health problem occurs once, there is a strong chance that we will see it again. In fact, research tells us that a person who has one bout of kidney stones has a 50% chance of having another […]

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Might HCG Provide the Testosterone Boost You Need?

The value of optimal testosterone levels is an aspect of men’s health with which we have become more familiar over time. It has been known for some time that testosterone is what makes a man “manly.” Testosterone promotes the muscle and hair growth that characterizes masculinity. This androgen is also relevant to erectile function and […]

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Five Specific Urologic Conditions Affected by Smoking

Urologic conditions such as erectile dysfunction, infertility, and overactive bladder may develop as a result of a number of different factors. Some of the factors related to conditions like these relate to how a person lives from day to day. This is good news, because it affords us the opportunity to reduce the risk of […]

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Is it Possible to Reduce the Risk of Prostate Problems?

Prostate health is an important matter for men of a certain age. It is widely recognized that prostate problems may occur as a man ages. Conditions such as prostatitis or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) are enough to incite worry that prostate cancer may be right around the corner. At UT Erlanger Urology, we believe in […]

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Dr. Amar Singh Featured in an Article

Dr. Amar Singh featured in the article, “After rough ride, Jim Trubey is back in his Santa suit.” Read the full article here or watch a video about Santa Jim to learn more about Dr. Singh’s kidney stone treatment.

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How to Train Your Bladder

When we think about overactive bladder (OAB) treatments, many of us inevitably focus on the many medications that we can use to treat the symptoms of urinary urgency, frequency or urgency incontinence. Or perhaps we might even think of more advanced therapies such as botulinum toxin, sacral neuromodulation or percutaneous tibial neuromodulation. However, patients and […]

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Normal Bacteria in the Bladder?

A recent review article written by Thomas-White et al. provides an excellent history and summary of our developing understanding of normal and beneficial bacteria found in the bladder.

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Sleep Apnea and Frequent Night Urination

Many people blame their frequent visits to the bathroom every night on an overactive bladder (OAB) or, for men, an enlarged prostate. While these may be frequent causes of nocturia (waking up to urinate more than one time per night), an often overlooked cause is obstructive sleep apnea. If you wonder how sleep apnea could […]

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Urethral Dilation: Just Say No

Voiding difficulty in women may include difficulty starting or maintaining the urine stream or the need to push or strain to empty the bladder. Often this voiding dysfunction results in incomplete emptying of the bladder. While it can result from more easily identified causes such as a previous incontinence surgery or advanced bladder prolapse, quite […]

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What Do You Mean, OAB?

Thanks in no small part to the marketing efforts of companies that produce treatments for overactive bladder (OAB), the term “OAB” has become relatively well known among health providers and the general public alike. The fact that the term has become so common and well accepted has been a source of criticism by some who […]

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