Dr. Cletus Georges, a urology specialist, has stayed true to his commitment to help people everywhere. In recent months, he’s written and shared blogs on urology to help readers understand diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, and everything in between.

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For today’s blog, Dr. Cletus Georges looks at the process of vasectomy.

As Dr. Cletus Georges mentioned before, a vasectomy is a surgical procedure that makes a man sterile as a means for permanent contraception. During the surgery, the male’s vasa deferentia are cut, tied, and sealed, which stops sperms from entering into the urethra. …


According to urology specialist Dr. Cletus Georges, science has found significant links between genetics and cancer. For today’s blog, he sheds light on these links to help people understand the condition more.

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In recent studies, researchers have found that 1 out of 10 men with prostate cancer has the condition due to an inherited genetic mutation. Even national guidelines aim to determine which men who have prostate cancer should undergo genetic counseling and testing. This was created in the interest of addressing cancer in general, which has been one of the most elusive medical issues known to man, Dr. …


According to Dr. Cletus Georges, kidney stones, also known as nephrolithiasis, happens when hard, stone-like deposits of substances such as minerals and salts form in the kidneys. The most common symptom is renal colic or severe pain that starts from the flank and radiates toward the abdomen or the groin. A person with kidney stones may also experience fever and nausea.

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Today, Dr. Cletus Georges shares a few insights on the diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones.

When a person experiences symptoms of kidney stones, Dr. Cletus Georges urges them to see their urologist immediately. Patients then undergo blood, urine…


The formation of kidney stones happens quietly. Until it hurts, what has accumulated for years, or months, is hoped to be reversed, but what else can be done? For today’s blog, seasoned urologist Dr. Cletus Georges will explain the biological mechanisms that lead to those pea-sized formations that imperil the body’s filtering system.

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Crystal Nucleation

The formation of a “nucleus” or “nidus,” when supersaturated urine is left inside the kidney, is the first step in kidney stone formation. A supersaturated liquid has free atoms, ions, or molecules that form into microscopic clusters that precipitate into crystals and become insoluble.

Crystal…


In his practice, Dr. Cletus Georges frequently encounters patients who complain of kidney problems. Today, he talks about the silent buildup that leads to kidney stones.

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First, you need to understand that a kidney stone is a solid mass that is formed by substances that are found in urine. When your body consumes energy by way of food and liquids, there will always be some waste products that need to be excreted by the body. In the same way that the waste material from the food you digest needs to be passed through the digestive system, the waste from your…


Dr. Cletus Georges has built on a series of blogs that serve to inform readers of various things related to urology. Today, he discusses stress urinary incompetence (SUI).

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While urinary incontinence is understood as the unintentional loss of urine, stress urinary incompetence more specifically relates to the unintentional loss of urine that is triggered by an external stressor. Commonly, coughing, sneezing, lifting heavy loads, or any sudden physical movement, are the triggers that are associated with this type of urinary incontinence.

It has been quite the source of embarrassment for people who have it, which is why urologists do not…


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Virtually anyone has a pretty good idea of how it feels when you want to urinate but you can’t find a restroom that’s close enough, which then forces you to hold it in. Imagine letting go of any control, but not being able to let it out. Dr. Cletus Georges says that this is the predicament of men who have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

The good news is that this condition can be solved by Rezum.

An enlarged prostate can compress the urethra, which reduces the flow of urine from the bladder, even blocking it entirely in extreme cases. BPH symptoms…


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There are various issues that the medical specialization of urology seeks to address. To educate more people, urologist Dr. Cletus Georges explains one of these issues, which is Peyronie’s disease.

Peyronie’s disease is characterized by the buildup of scar tissue segments under the skin of the penis. As a result, this causes the penis to curve, bend, or become indented during erections. These plaque buildups are also known to cause pain on the skin, making it very hard to deal with those affected.

To understand this further, it helps to look at the anatomy of the penis. By far, the…


According to the National Kidney Foundation, 1 in 10 people will develop kidney stones in their lifetime. In the US, medical professionals are noticing an upward trend. Despite this reality, there are still many ways to prevent and treat kidney stones. Dr. Cletus Georges, a urology specialist, shares five practical ways to prevent kidney stones.

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Hydrate right

Drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day can help prevent the formation of kidney stones. When a person doesn’t hydrate, they might have lower urine output. The body also loses water when it sweats, and the lack of fluids might lead…


Urologist Dr. Cletus Georges shares professional insight into modern vasectomy procedures and what to expect.

A surgery which involves cutting or obstructing the part of the male reproductive system made up of two tubes known as the vas deferens, modern vasectomy procedures are considered a safe and permanent way of preventing unwanted pregnancies. Over 99 percent effective, Florida-based urology specialist Dr. Cletus Georges offers a closer look at what the surgical procedure entails.

“A medical sterilization procedure for those who wish to permanently ensure against possible future pregnancies, vasectomy surgeries involve either blocking or cutting a male patient’s vas deferens,”…

Dr. Cletus Georges

Dr. Cletus Georges graduated from Andrews University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology with a Biomedical option in 1997.

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