Symptoms and conditions that suggest diseases or functional disorders of certain organs or organ systems require examination by specialists. Urology is the medical field that involves the male and female organs that produce and conduct urine and the male sexual organs. Urologists are specialists in just about all pathologies involving the kidneys, urinary bladder, ureters, urethra, testicles, epididymis, spermatic duct, seminal vesicles, penis and prostate. They possess the specialised knowledge and equipment required to reliably diagnose, treat or rule out diseases of these organs.
It is not always easy for a patient to approach a urologist. For example, only 15 - 20 % of men aged 45 and up undergo prostate examinations for the early detection of prostate cancer. This is likely due mainly to the fact that many urological examinations involve intimate areas of the body. In addition, patients worry that examinations involving especially sensitive regions could be painful.
We hope that this section titled "Urological examinations" with its detailed descriptions will help alleviate undue concerns and anxiety in order to generate more openness toward urology.
Take advantage of the opportunity to make a major contribution to your health with very little effort and consider the fact that early detection has a decisive impact on the available therapeutic options and prospects for recovery in the case many diseases.