Urology Specialists

7 Bladder-Irritating Foods to Avoid

Can Certain Foods Irritate Your Bladder? It's common knowledge that too much caffeine can cause bladder irritation, but can certain foods do the same? The answer is yes. Certain foods and drinks can irritate your bladder and possibly contribute to urinary incontinence. If you frequently experience urinary frequency, urgency, and even pain, you may need

By |2023-01-20T20:42:48+00:00January 6th, 2023|Categories: General Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on 7 Bladder-Irritating Foods to Avoid

Breaking Down the Cost of a Vasectomy

Cost Analysis: How Much is a Vasectomy? More than half a million men opt to get a vasectomy each year, and as many as 50 million American men already have vasectomies. This number is so high because of the numerous vasectomy benefits. However, the cost is always a significant factor when determining whether to get

By |2023-01-10T19:45:24+00:00December 16th, 2022|Categories: Men's Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists, Vasectomy|Comments Off on Breaking Down the Cost of a Vasectomy

Urologist Spotlight: James Marshall Oelsen, M.D. of USoC Concord

USoC Featured Urologist: James Marshall Oelsen, M.D. James Marshall Oelsen, a general urologist, practices at the USoC Concord location. Dr. Oelsen grew up in South Texas, but eventually moved across the country to attend Davidson College and attain his undergraduate degree in chemistry. As for graduate school, he studied medicine at the Medical University of

By |2023-01-10T19:46:50+00:00December 15th, 2022|Categories: About Us, Featured, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on Urologist Spotlight: James Marshall Oelsen, M.D. of USoC Concord

What’s the Best Treatment for a Kidney Stone?

Shockwave Lithotripsy for Treating Kidney Stones Although most people have heard about kidney stones, many think of them as something uncommon. The truth is that more than 10% of men in the United States will develop a kidney stone at some point in their life and about six percent of women will also develop a

By |2023-01-20T20:45:44+00:00December 14th, 2022|Categories: Kidney Stones, Kidneys, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on What’s the Best Treatment for a Kidney Stone?

Urologist Spotlight: W. Blair Townsend, M.D., M.B.A. of USoC Charlotte

USoC Featured Urologist: W. Blair Townsend, M.D., M.B.A. Dr. Blair Townsend is a urologist with Urology Specialists of the Carolinas, at the Hawthorne location in Charlotte, NC. Although he specializes in Robotic Urologic Oncology, Dr. Townsend has years of experience in many cutting-edge robotic procedures that range from reconstruction to radical procedures. Dr. Townsend is

By |2023-01-10T19:47:44+00:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: About Us, Featured, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on Urologist Spotlight: W. Blair Townsend, M.D., M.B.A. of USoC Charlotte

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 |2023-01-10T19:48:25+00:00November 11th, 2022|Categories: About Us, Featured, General Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on USoC Monroe is now USoC Union West

A Guide to Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy

Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy: A Complete Guide Experiencing erectile dysfunction (ED)  can be disheartening. And unfortunately, about half of all men experience some degree of ED in their lifetime. The solution may be low-intensity shockwave therapy (LISWT). Despite the name, this typically painless procedure can be the remedy you need to get your sex life back

By |2023-01-10T19:48:54+00:00November 10th, 2022|Categories: Erectile Dysfunction, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on A Guide to Low-Intensity Shockwave Therapy

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 |2022-12-28T14:13:56+00:00November 8th, 2022|Categories: General Health, Uncategorized, Urology Specialists|Comments Off on Urologists: What They Do and What to Expect

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 |2022-12-14T20:25:39+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?