A Veteran’s Journey to Healing at Georgia Urology
Georgia Urology Blog
by Annice Wyatt
6M ago
This Veterans Day, Georgia Urology salutes the courage and sacrifice of the men and women who have valiantly served our country. Our gratitude for our veterans is boundless and woven into the very fabric of our practice. We are proud to highlight the story of Ira Campbell, a respected veteran who has bravely served our nation and is now a cherished member of the Georgia Urology family. Ira’s journey to wellness, under the compassionate care of Dr. Robert Fisher, also a veteran, is a testament to our commitment to providing personalized, respectful, and exceptional urological care to those who ..read more
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Pivoting Prostate Cancer Treatment: From Radical Prostatectomy to Brachytherapy
Georgia Urology Blog
by Annice Wyatt
7M ago
Wayne Floyd, a 73-year-old retiree from Snellville, knows all about wrestling cancer. In 2008, approximately two feet of his colon was removed due to precancerous polyps. In 2017, he was treated for throat cancer. In between the two, Floyd faced prostate cancer, the second most common cancer in American men. After a 2010 medical exam, Floyd was told he had high prostate specific antigen (PSA) test numbers. Georgia Urology’s Dr. Ronald Anglade began monitoring Floyd’s PSA. He performed a biopsy and diagnosed Floyd with prostate cancer, and he eventually recommended Floyd take action with a radi ..read more
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Bulkamid Introduces New Era of Urinary Incontinence Treatment
Georgia Urology Blog
by Annice Wyatt
8M ago
Georgia Urology’s Dr. Shaya Taghechian, a Center of Excellence for the procedure, delivers much-needed relief to a patient with long-term struggles With a wedding and honeymoon on the horizon, 58-year-old Alison K. felt unrelenting pressure. Her stress urinary incontinence (SUI) had become increasingly worse throughout a decade, and now it threatened to infringe on one of the most important experiences of her life. SUI is the kind of incontinence or urinary leakage that happens when somebody coughs, sneezes, laughs, or jumps. Contributing factors to this common condition can be age, childbirth ..read more
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Overcoming An Overactive Bladder: A Comprehensive Guide to Treatment Options
Georgia Urology Blog
by Aakiem Philippe
9M ago
By Dr. Robert Fisher  Are you one of the millions of men and women grappling with the daily challenges of an overactive bladder, urinary frequency, or urinary incontinence? These issues can disrupt your life, leading to awkward and frustrating situations. At Georgia Urology, our dedicated team of urologists is equipped with a diverse array of treatments to help you regain control and improve your quality of life. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the various therapy options available and shed light on a revolutionary treatment — bladder Botox. Lifestyle Changes and Conservative M ..read more
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Are UTI Symptoms Always a UTI in Kids?
Georgia Urology Blog
by Aakiem Philippe
9M ago
By Dr. Michael Garcia-Roig Peeing is something we take for granted, because why should you think about it if everything is working smoothly? This is especially true in kids, parents sometimes go so far as throwing a party when their child is potty trained and out of diapers. It’s a headache when kids take a step back in bathroom behaviors such as urinating – maybe they start having accidents, pain with urination, or a urinary tract infection (UTI) which is present in up to 8% of children with a fever (1). There are very effective ways to prevent these symptoms and UTI’s in kids without medicat ..read more
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Childrens’ Urinary Frequency and Bladder Dysfunction
Georgia Urology Blog
by Aakiem Philippe
9M ago
A Parent’s Guide to Frequent Urination in Children By Paige Zagranski, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC As a parent, you are constantly monitoring your child’s health and well-being. So when you notice your little one rushing to the bathroom too often or experiencing bedwetting, it’s natural to be concerned. While occasional variations in urination patterns are normal, a persistent, or sudden change for the worse in urinary habits is cause for attention. Fortunately, bladder dysfunction can be managed effectively. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for frequ ..read more
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Georgia Urology’s Experts Provide Cutting-Edge Solutions for Urinary Incontinence
Georgia Urology Blog
by Aakiem Philippe
1y ago
Jim Rozelle, a prostate cancer survivor, thought he had defeated cancer after undergoing radical prostatectomy. However, five years later, he began experiencing urinary incontinence, a common condition for men who have undergone prostatectomy. “It was extremely embarrassing,” Rozelle recalls. “I was constantly concerned. I couldn’t go out, or my pants would be soaked. If I worked in the yard or anything like that, I would have huge leakage issues. It got to the point where I had to wear pads all the time.” Despite seeking help from his primary care physician and other urologists, no solution w ..read more
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Celebrating Women’s Health: Breaking the Silence and Stigma Surrounding Pelvic, Bladder, and Vaginal Care
Georgia Urology Blog
by Aakiem Philippe
1y ago
By Dr. Shaya Taghechian May is Women’s Health Care Month, which reminds us of the importance of raising awareness regarding women’s health issues. At Georgia Urology, we understand the critical role women play in their families and communities. However, in their efforts to care for others, many women often neglect their own health needs. As a urologist who specializes in women’s health, I know that issues related to bladder control, pain during intercourse, and aesthetic concerns can have a significant impact on women. My Georgia Urology colleagues and I are committed to providing the best pos ..read more
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Testicular Cancer Awareness, Early Detection Remain the Keys to Successful Treatment
Georgia Urology Blog
by Aakiem Philippe
1y ago
April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, and Georgia Urology is calling attention to the importance of early detection and treatment of this rare but potentially deadly cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, about 9,610 new cases of testicular cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2023, and approximately 440 deaths will occur because of this disease. In fact, it is the most common cancer in young men between the ages of 15 and 35. However, the good news is the American Cancer Society says the five-year survival rate for testicular cancer is around 95%. The high cure ra ..read more
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Finding Hope for Fatherhood Beyond the Most Devastating Infertility Diagnosis
Georgia Urology Blog
by Aakiem Philippe
1y ago
By Dr. Akash Kapadia As a fellowship-trained urologist, I have seen many couples struggle with infertility. One of the biggest misconceptions is that infertility is primarily a women’s issue and that men don’t need to worry about their reproductive health. In fact, male infertility is the sole cause or a contributing factor in about 50% of infertility cases. That’s why it’s important for men to take an active role in their reproductive health, and to seek urological care if they have any fertility concerns. There are a variety of conditions that can contribute to male infertility, including lo ..read more
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