Blog posts tagged “urology:”

Kidney stones: between a rock and painful place

Each year, more than half a million people in the US go to emergency rooms for kidney stone problems. Having kidney stones does not usually constitute a serious medical problem, however, and treatment is readily available – but the prevalence of kidney stones is increasing across the US. Patients describe the pain as very intense, which is why people can wind up in the emergency room.

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Below the belt health for men matters

Sexual health: it’s not often one we consider a topic of polite conversation, but it is a discussion you should have – and have regularly – with your doctor. What’s going on below the belt might be more important than you think. Brian Steixner, MD, a urologist at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, discusses " below the belt health" for men.

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