More than 40,000 of the nearly 80,500 new cases of bladder cancer estimated to be diagnosed in 2019 will be found in smokers.
If your urine looks or feels suspicious, should you blame a medical goblin?
We understand if you do, especially this time of year. The extended darkness and cooler temperatures of Halloween season tend to make us more cautious, and that could extend to health. But if going to the bathroom is spooking you, there may be reasons beyond a potential illness. It could be an innocent change in bodily function.
The trick is knowing the difference between a condition you can manage yourself, and one that requires a doctor.
Here are four common urinary symptoms that, like the costumed children about to trudge to your door, are scary on the outside, but often harmless.
It’s easy to get worked into a fright when our bodies start acting differently, but sometimes there is no cause for alarm. If any of these symptoms persist after changing activities, if you have a history of health scares or if you just can’t shake that eerie feeling something isn’t right, call your urologist.
We should never be afraid of going to the doctor.
If going to the bathroom is spooking you, there may be reasons beyond a potential illness.
The number of men expected to be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year could nearly populate the entire city of Fort Lauderdale. That image doesn’t exactly conjure a day at the beach. But it does have a silver lining, which is this: All men do have the ability to limit their risks and identify symptoms…