Urology is the specialty of medicine responsible for the study of the urinary system, this includes kidney, adrenal glands and urinary tract. This branch of medicine specializes in the surgical management of disorders that may occur.
What diseases does urology deal with?
Among the main conditions that the urologist attends are: kidney stones, prostate diseases, genital prolapse, cirrhosis and kidney cancer.
What subspecialties exist in urology?
Within the urology are included various subspecialties such as: andrology, urological oncology, endourology and geriatric urology.
When should I go to the urologist?
It is recommended to go to the urologist annually, but sometimes it is necessary to go more than once if the following symptoms occur: difficulty urinating, bleeding when urinating, intense need to urinate or involuntary exit of urine to make some effort, pain in the kidneys.