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USOC Monroe is now USOC Union West

We've Moved: USOC Monroe is now USOC Union West Here at USOC, we value our patient's loyalty and commitment to specific locations, which is why we want to inform you about our Monroe relocation. Not only does having multiple locations help us to identify our demographics, but it also makes finding an office convenient for

By |2022-11-10T21:14:33+00:00November 11th, 2022|Categories: About Us, Featured, General Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on USOC Monroe is now USOC Union West

Urologists: What They Do and What to Expect

Urologist vs Nephrologist: What’s the Difference? Caring for your kidneys could involve several specialists, but when it comes to a urologist vs a nephrologist, there are some key differences. Both are available to support you, but a urologist considers symptoms that extend beyond the kidneys, such as those affecting the bladder, urinary system, and even

By |2022-11-10T21:13:49+00:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: General Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on Urologists: What They Do and What to Expect

Running Down and Preventing Prostate Cancer

Breaking Down The Prostate Cancer Risk Calculator Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men. In the course of their lifetime, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. The risk of prostate cancer must be monitored and tested regularly, but how should you use a prostate cancer risk

By |2022-10-06T13:18:21+00:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: General Health, Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Running Down and Preventing Prostate Cancer

What’s the Difference Between a Prostate Exam and a Colonoscopy?

Prostate Exam vs Colonoscopy: Understanding the Difference Understanding the difference between a prostate exam vs colonoscopy is imperative for determining when and how to get tested. By doing so, both men and women can be made aware of the dangers of cancer and can assist in preventing its spread. Read on to learn more about

By |2022-10-10T15:09:12+00:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: General Health, Men's Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between a Prostate Exam and a Colonoscopy?

What are the Stages of Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

The 4 Stages of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Prolapse is a common medical condition mainly present in women This diagnosis comes from the sagging or dropping of any organ in the body. Specifically, pelvic organ prolapse is the dropping of any organ on the pelvic floor out and down toward the genital region.  Continue reading to

By |2022-09-13T16:36:47+00:00September 10th, 2022|Categories: General Health, Men's Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists, Women's Health|Comments Off on What are the Stages of Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

What are the Early Signs of Bladder and Kidney Cancer?

Signs You May Have Bladder or Kidney Cancer Maintaining your urinary tract health is crucial, as multiple organs work alongside each other. The bladder and kidneys work simultaneously to remove waste and water from the blood and body, and make sure your body is only taking in the healthy nutrients. If this system is not

By |2022-09-13T16:31:00+00:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: General Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on What are the Early Signs of Bladder and Kidney Cancer?

Tips for Maintaining Urinary Tract Health in the Summer

Ways to Keep Your Bladder Healthy this Summer It’s a known fact that with rising temperatures, comes a higher risk for poor urinary tract health. In fact, nearly 60% of women and 12% of males are susceptible to developing a UTI during the warm summer months.  There are many things that you can do this

By |2022-09-12T20:02:12+00:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: General Health, Men's Health, Women's Health|Comments Off on Tips for Maintaining Urinary Tract Health in the Summer

What Causes Dysuria and Hematuria?

Dysuria and Hematuria: Things You Should Know Monitoring and tracking irregularities in the urine, such as dysuria and hematuria, is important when it comes to bladder and urinary tract health. It is vital to seek medical attention immediately if you experience either of these two conditions because they may indicate mild to severe health problems.

By |2022-09-22T11:50:10+00:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: General Health, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on What Causes Dysuria and Hematuria?

3 Reasons You May Be Getting Frequent UTIs

Understanding Urinary Health: What Causes Recurring UTIs? Infections of the urinary tract, or UTIs, affect approximately three percent of men and 50-60% of women. Due to the length of the urethra, women are more likely than men to experience a UTI during their lifetime. As well as gender, there can be a number of factors

By |2022-09-12T20:00:55+00:00July 31st, 2022|Categories: General Health, UTI|Comments Off on 3 Reasons You May Be Getting Frequent UTIs

10 Signs You Need to Visit the Urologist

Your Guide to Knowing When to Visit the Urologist A urologist specializes in diseases of the urinary tract for both men and women, as well as the male reproductive system. The urinary tract consists of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra; meanwhile, the male reproductive system includes the male testes, prostate, and penis. You

By |2021-07-16T14:49:50+00:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: General Health, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on 10 Signs You Need to Visit the Urologist