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With 35 urologists, Urology Associates is the leader of urological care in Tennessee. We provide comprehensive and compassionate urological care to men and women.

Treating Recurring UTIs

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, can happen to anyone, but when they recur, it’s important to see a urologist to pinpoint the cause and find the right UTI treatment. This video explains more ...

Exploring the Link Between Diabetes and Kidney Stones

It is well-established that diabetes can increase the risk of kidney failure, particularly when it is poorly controlled. However, does the disease also increase the risk of kidney stones ? Here is ...

Spotlight on the Symptoms of Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is relatively uncommon, so men are often unaware of the symptoms. Unlike many kinds of cancer, about half of all cases of testicular cancer occur in young men between the ages of 20 ...

What You Need to Know About Circumcision in Adulthood

Circumcision, a procedure in which the foreskin of the penis is removed, is performed on about 65% of newborn boys in the U.S. Although circumcision is embraced for religious or cultural reasons, it ...

Defining Lithotripsy

Not every medical procedure involves surgical incisions. Lithotripsy is a high-tech way to break up kidney stones. Your urologist may recommend lithotripsy if you have stones that are too large to ...

Living with Kidney Cysts

Cysts are noncancerous, fluid-filled sacs. They can develop in many different places in your body, and they aren’t always harmful. However, cysts in the kidneys can be dangerous. If you ...

Gerald Breeden, PA-C, Explains the Link Between Osteoporosis and Prostate Cancer

Urologists know that men with prostate cancer are also at a higher risk of osteoporosis. In part, the association is due to age. The risk of both of these conditions increases for men aged 65 years ...

Erectile Dysfunction: One More Reason to Quit Smoking

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is common, and has many potential causes and contributing factors. Some men discover that their ED is due to physical health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, ...

Introducing the WISH MedSpa

The Women’s Institute for Sexual Health (WISH) opened its newest venture the WISH MedSpa in February 2018. We are proud to offer a variety of MedSpa services including Botox®, Brow and Lash ...

Hear the Clinical Director of WISH Explain Women's Sexual Dysfunction

In discussions of sexual dysfunction, the focus is often on men. However, women complain of sexual health issues more often than men do, though they frequently go untreated. At the Women’s ...

Neurogenic Bladder: Making Sense of a Complex Disorder

Neurogenic bladder occurs when the nerves that control bladder function don’t work properly. Depending on how the nerves are affected, patients with neurogenic bladder may experience overactive ...

Causes and Risk Factors of Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation happens to as many as one in three men at some point in their lives. It occurs when a man ejaculates sooner than he would prefer during intercourse, and in many cases, it happens ...

How Your Brain and Bladder Work Together

If you’ve made an appointment with a urologist to talk about a urinary problem, such as incontinence, it can be helpful to know how your body works. Your urinary system is made up of organs and ...

FAQs and Answers About Urethral Strictures

The urethra’s job is to transport urine from the bladder out of the body. Sometimes, this small tube becomes even more narrow than usual. This condition is called a urethral stricture. Urethral ...

Treating Fecal Incontinence

Millions of Americans suffer from fecal incontinence. This urologic condition can be a humiliating experience for patients when it happens in public places. Remember that it’s a medical ...

Are There Any Possible Complications of BPH?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also called an enlarged prostate, is one of the most common reasons why men over the age of 50 visit a urology specialist. Most men who develop BPH won’t ...

The Circumcision Decision: Factors for New Parents to Consider

Circumcision is considered by many parents to be a routine procedure for newborn boys, even though it’s usually not medically necessary. For some parents, the choice to circumcise or not is ...

Surgical Birth Control for Men

Male birth control is gradually becoming more commonplace. One option is a vasectomy, which is a surgery that a urology specialist can perform. The results should be considered permanent, although a ...

Don't Fall for These Myths About Kidney Stones

The minerals and salts in a person’s urine can sometimes crystallize and clump together, forming a kidney stone. Urologists sort kidney stones into categories. Most of them are calcium stones. ...

Prostate Biopsies 101

A biopsy is the extraction of a small sample of tissue from within the body. This is done in order to test the tissue in a lab for signs of problems like prostate cancer. A prostate biopsy is ...

Get the Answers to Your Questions About Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia

After you undergo a prostate biopsy, the pathologist will study the tissue in a lab, and develop a report of the findings. One of those findings might possibly be prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia ...

Getting to Know the WISH Team and Services

The Women’s Institute for Sexual Health (WISH) is available at Urology Associates, P.C. in Nashville. Here, highly trained providers take a collaborative, patient-focused approach to diagnosing ...

Detecting Kidney Cancer

You have two kidneys located deep within your lower back, on either side of your spine. Their job is to remove waste products from the bloodstream, which are then expelled as urine. As with other ...

Working with Your Nurse Navigator

When you become a patient at Urology Associates, P.C., you might initially be surprised at the high level of personalized attention you’ll receive. Our urology team goes above and beyond to help ...

How Do Kidney Stones Form?

Kidney stones are a particularly painful urologic condition, although significant medical advancements give patients more treatment options than ever before. You can hear about some of them when you ...
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Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment of Kidney Stones

If you’ve ever had kidney stones, then you know how painful they can be. These hard mineral ...

Understanding Kidney Cancer

Finding out that you have kidney cancer can be overwhelming. By working closely with your urologist ...