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Renal cancer biopsy: When and How?

Renal cancer is a silent cancer though but due to an increasing utility of ultrasonography and CT scan in routine over the medical checkup’s result in incidentally detected a small renal mass or (SRMs). The definition of SRMs is a solid kidney lesion which is less than 4 cm. These SRMs has 80% chance toContinue reading “Renal cancer biopsy: When and How?”

VDRL false positive test: What are the causes of this?

VDRL test or Venereal Disease Research Laboratory test is a very common syphilis screening test which physicians currently using for all over the world. Due to an easily accessible even the patients themselves can find this either test at local laboratory nearby their home without consulting with experts before drawing blood sampling from their vein.Continue reading “VDRL false positive test: What are the causes of this?”

Gonorrhea infection: CDC’s 2020 guideline of treatment

It is very compromised as we are a doctor that should have keep ourselves an up to date for medical practicing, especially when dealing with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) infection, because all these microorganisms are continuously evolving against antibiotic and turn resistant to the standard treatment over time. Precisely treatment with antibiotic strength and adequateContinue reading “Gonorrhea infection: CDC’s 2020 guideline of treatment”

Syphilis: The correct way we’ve deal with.

In Cambodia, there’s a plenty of syphilis-positive patients which come to see me at my Urology office. Some are naïve cases whereas some are treatment-fail cases from other local clinics. This topic we will show you on how generally we’re dealing with this infection and how to correct the proper treatment on it, more thanContinue reading “Syphilis: The correct way we’ve deal with.”

Medical ureteric stone expulsive therapy: How much success rate on it?

It is very common for me to taking care of ureteric stone pain’s patients with frequently ask questions from them on the medical therapy on stone expulsion. All answer will be arranged in Q&A below Question : Is it possible to avoid endoscopic stone surgery? Yes, it is! But you must be sure that youContinue reading “Medical ureteric stone expulsive therapy: How much success rate on it?”

Ureteric stone pain: Initial self-management

Ureteric stone pain is considered as one of the most severe pains in our body can be suffering from. Flank pain wills suddenly happening as a result from the instantly stone occlusion within the ureter. Ureter is a small tube organ with 25 cm long functioning as urine transportation from the kidneys to the urinaryContinue reading “Ureteric stone pain: Initial self-management”

Radiation cystitis: Common bloody urination after pelvic radiation

Today we will discuss more clearly on radiation-induced bloody urination or “Radiation cystitis” in the medical term statement. There have been several patients came to see me at Urology office with the problem of bloody urine onset with history of pelvic radiation. This symptom always become a chronic issue and extremely affects patient’s quality ofContinue reading “Radiation cystitis: Common bloody urination after pelvic radiation”

Residual urine: why we need to measure ?

Lots of patients at urology office always asked me “why does doctor need us to do residual urine (RU) measurement?” I will explain you more clearly in this article. An abnormal voiding urination can be possibly causes from tons of etiologies, and one suspicious cause is, the inability of urinary bladder to complete or emptyingContinue reading “Residual urine: why we need to measure ?”

Role of the oral medication in kidney stone treatment

The FAQ (Frequently ask question) from patients at Urology clinic; what about Potassium citrate therapy for kidney stone treatment or stone prevention for the post successful stone operation? In this point I have to answer that the “Most of kidney stone cannot be treated or get rid them of by just the medication but itContinue reading “Role of the oral medication in kidney stone treatment”

Acute Urinary retention (AUR) in Female

First, I must say that female urinary retention is a quite rare condition if we’re comparing to a male gender. There was a literature showing that the incidence ratio between female and male as low as 1:13. The explanation is that the female doesn’t have a prostate gland which is possibly obstructing the urethra whenContinue reading “Acute Urinary retention (AUR) in Female”

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