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Testicular Cancer: A Patient’s Journey

In late 2019, Charles Farmer, a 29-year-old project manager, began experiencing progressive pain in his groin area, hoping it would subside. The pain continued over the course of several months, and he eventually decided to visit a doctor. Unfortunately,…
Mother and son at pediatrician

What Should You Do About Phimosis?

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. What Is Phimosis? Let’s define what foreskin is before talking about phimosis. The foreskin, or prepuce, is the extra protective penile skin extending about half an inch beyond the tip of the head of the penis, or glans,…
Mother and baby son and doctor at clinic

What Happens When Your Child Is Detected With an Undescended Testicle?

By Michael Garcia-Roig, M.D. What Is a Testicle? Testicles are the male gonads; ovaries are the female form. From birth to puberty, testicles do not have many functions. However, once puberty begins, the testicles produce testosterone, the hormone responsible…
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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…
Concerned mother smiling at her newborn.

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,…