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Relief from Priapism: A Patient Success Story

Dr. Barry Zisholtz took one look at his patient and recognized the problem: high-flow priapism. Roderick, a retiree in his late 60s, was in intense pain due to a prolonged erection caused by constant arterial blood flow to the penis. The patient explained…
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Three’s a Crowd: Georgia Urology Physician Uncovers Rare Case of Ureteral Triplication

In 2019, Christie Baggett of Warner Robins, Georgia knew something was wrong with her 6-year-old daughter, Charlotte. However, she would have never thought Charlotte was experiencing one of the rarest urinary tract conditions imaginable. When Charlotte…
A young man sitting on a toilet struggling with bladder urgency and incontinence.

Lifestyle and Leakage: How to Limit Bladder Urgency and Incontinence

By Christopher Keith, M.D. Have you ever had the sensation of needing to rush to the bathroom? Ever not make it in time? Here are a few lifestyle changes that may help. Diet, Caffeine, and Alcohol First, it is important to note that drinking more…
Child holding back in pain from kidney stone.

Kidney Stones in Kids

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. What Is a Kidney Stone? Kidney stones are hard as a rock and form in the kidney. While stones tend to be small in children, size doesn’t contribute to how bad the symptoms can be. Even a tiny stone as small as a pinhead…
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Swollen Scrotum in Children: Causes and Treatments

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. If your child’s scrotum is significantly swollen on one side or the size fluctuates, this can be the sign of a hydrocele or inguinal hernia. Pediatric groin hernias, also called inguinal hernia, happens for a different…
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Suspect Your Child Has a UTI? Here’s How to Help

By Shannon Suarez, MSN, APRN, CPNP Knowing the Signs We tend to associate UTIs with pain while voiding, voiding very often, or the feeling of needing to void but being unable to. These feelings might also accompany a fever, pain in the lower abdomen,…
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This Too Shall Pass: Understanding Passing a Kidney Stone

By Christopher Keith, M.D. Passing a kidney stone can be miserable. Some female patients tell us stone passage is worse than childbirth. So, what does it mean for a kidney stone to pass, and why don’t we have a better solution? What is a Kidney…
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Men’s Health Clinics…Beware! Part 1

By Charles Kaplan, M.D. How many times have we heard the men’s health clinic ads on the radio? They sound so appealing, often guaranteeing success on your first visit or your money back. So exactly what does all that mean? Let’s break it down: The…
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Prolonged Erection: Priapism Is a Urological Emergency

By Barry M. Zisholtz, M.D., F. A. C. S. I’m sure by now, you may have seen and or heard a commercial for erectile dysfunction (ED) which ends with the statement, “If your erection lasts more than four hours, call your doctor.” This condition…