What are some common reasons to see a urologist?


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Male infertility, blood in the urine, elevated prostate-specific antigen, abnormal prostate exams and kidney abnormalities are reasons to see a urologist, claims WebMD. Urinary tract infections and bladder issues are also reasons, according to Healthgrades.

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A urologist specializes in treating bladder control issues and other issues related to the reproductive system, says Healthgrades. Blood in the urine could indicate bladder or kidney cancer, male infertility or testicular cancer, and an abnormal prostate exam can indicate prostate cancer. Kidney abnormalities may be a sign of kidney cancer, claims WebMD.

Blood in the urine, frequent burning and pain during urination are serious signs of a urinary tract infection, which is handled better with a urologist, says Healthgrades.

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