Category: Urology

Middle-aged woman clutches side in pain while sitting on a couch

April 20, 2023

Want to Reduce Your Risk of Kidney Stones?

Drink more water and eat less salt to prevent this painful condition.

Kidney Stones, Urology

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December 9, 2022

Yes, Bed-Wetting Is Normal

Try these physician-backed tips to help your child stay dry.

Children's Health, Urology

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Portrait of a senior man with a tennis racket

March 25, 2022

How an Intense Jet of Water Can Relieve an Enlarged Prostate

Aquablation may lessen side effects and recovery time for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Men's Health, Urology

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black and white pattern of sperm

October 8, 2018

Male Infertility: What You Need to Know

Talk to your doctor if you have fertility concerns—your health might depend on it.

Fertility, Men's Health, Urology

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Man sitting a desk, who has taken off his glasses and is rubbing his temple

September 17, 2018

The Tension Headache of the Groin

Here’s what you need to know about nonbacterial prostatitis.

Men's Health, Prostate Health, Urology

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Man with ear on pregnant woman's belly

May 28, 2018

A Vasectomy Is Permanent, but Restoration of Fertility Is Possible

A urologist explains the vasectomy reversal procedure and its alternatives.

Sexual Health, Urology

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Sad man looking out a window

May 14, 2018

Scar Tissue Can Lead to Painful Erections

Repeated trauma from sex and physical activity can cause Peyronie’s disease.

Men's Health, Urology

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April 24, 2018

A Urologist Answers Questions About the No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasec...

This permanent birth control option is a popular one for men who are done having children—including the urologist who performs them.

Men's Health, Sexual Health, Urology

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woman clutching mid-section

April 2, 2018

FYI on That UTI

Urinary tract infections are painful and inconvenient. Here’s how to prevent and treat them.

Urology, Women's Health

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Man hiking on beach trail

January 23, 2018

Relief from Prostate Enlargement, Without Surgery

UNC Health Care is a leader in prostatic artery embolization (PAE), an outpatient procedure to help men with enlarged prostate.

Men's Health, Prostate Health, Urology

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Female doctor talking to female patient

November 20, 2017

Nonsurgical Options for Urinary Incontinence

Urogynecologists at UNC Medical Center treat pelvic floor issues.

Gynecology, Urology, Women's Health

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November 15, 2017

I Pee When I Sneeze—What Can I Do About It?

Women don’t have to live with the inconvenience; treatment is available.

Urology, Women's Health

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