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urology

 [u-rol´ah-je]
the medical specialty concerned with the urinary system in both male and female and the genital organs in the male. adj., adj urolog´ic, urolog´ical.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

u·rol·o·gy

(yū-rol'ŏ-jē),
The medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the genitourinary tract.
[uro- + G. logos, study]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

urology

(yo͝o-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.

ur′o·log′ic (yo͝or′ə-lŏj′ĭk), ur′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
u·rol′o·gist n.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

urology

The subspecialty of medicine dedicated to the urogenital tract, primarily of men. See Urologist.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ur·ol·o·gy

(yūr-ol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the genitourinary tract.
[uro- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

urology

The scientific study of the disorders of the kidneys and the urine drainage system.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ur·ol·o·gy

(yūr-ol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the genitourinary tract.
[uro- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about urology

Q. Should I do surgery for varicoceles? I went to an urologist and he recommended surgery, but I don’t know if I should do this…is it dangerous? Can I live with the varicocele?

A. I don’t see your problem, you said an urologist advised you to do so- that should be enough no? if you don’t trust him, go and get a second opinion. The surgery is not that bad, an hour later and you are walking out. Vary small risk of complication. I did it and it was fine.

Q. Has anyone ever had Epididymitis? I was just diagnosed with it and want to know what to expect. Thanks

A. i had an ultrasound done once before,it revealed nothing was wrong,then i had a lower gi,it also showed nothing,at the present moment,my testicules are swollen a little,
slight pain,tenderness,problems with urination,and not
urinating very often,feel as if i"m not completing my
urination,feels like i have a bladder infection,with
an epididymis infection,this makes the 7th time i"ve
had this,i"d like to know why i keep getting it??? and
will it ever stay away??? is there a complete cure?
would a vasecemy cure it???

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