Male or Female Urologist?

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  1. r0ckedout

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    Good day, folks! Long time watcher, but first time poster here. Fresh meat, if you will.

    I'm trying to schedule an appointment to see an urologist (for foreskin issues), but am having difficulty deciding on whether to choose a male or female. What did you prefer? I naturally am more comfortable with women, but since it is for my penis, I'm not sure if seeing a male doctor would be more beneficial (and please, don't take that as being sexist or anything like that in any sense). Just looking for some input on what other guys have done, what they've thought, and the like! I know it differs from doctor to doctor but just trying to get a general feel of what others chose to do.

    Thanks! :biggrin1:
     
  2. STYLYUNG

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    Check in with a male urologist. He's got a penis and has probably had plenty of experiences with it. And there is a good chance that a great majority of his patients are male. If it comes down to a circ-job to cure your problem, the male urologist could give you the best advice as to Yes or No. Recently, several LPSG-ers with foreskin problems have submitted to circumcision.
     
  3. B_Mademoiselle Rouge

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    i should have became a urologist just to get payback for all the goodlooking gynecologists ive had to get in stirrups for. my male gynecologists didnt have a vagina and still were great docs.
     
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    Go for a male urologist (a female urologist is a rare item), but check with more than just one doctor.
     
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    I am looking at doing the same seeing a urologist and was opting for a male, same reasons as above. Males would hopefully be more experienced in seeing the male genitals. It shouldnt be weird as its professional. I had to see a doctor for possible testicular cancer and was glad i got it done as i no longer have to worry about it.
    I saw a male doctor and it was akward at first but once you realise there doing there job and they treat you with respect it should be ok.
    hope that is of some help.
     
  6. D_Edward Alpee

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    This is a little silly. The urologist's gender won't determine their experience doing their job -- their experience will determine their experience with the job. The only thing you're getting from a male specialist with 10 years experience (let's say) over a female specialist with 10 years experience (again, for the sake of illustration) is that he's (probably) played with his penis more than she's (probably) played with penises.

    To the OP:
    IMHO, the proper answer is: get a referral from your family practice/internal medicine practitioner. Part of their job is knowing who's good and who's not. That, or check the Web sites of the urologists in your area and find the one with the most time practicing as a specialist. Really, that's the only factor that will ensure you get the doctor with the most experience. And, if it happens to be a woman, it's a bonus (since you said you're more comfortable with female docs.)
     
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    i would just like the best doctor.
     
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    When i had my bladder surgery (and then later multiple kidney stones) i had no qualms about having a male urologist. The internship and surgical fellowship is all the same as far as requirements go. The professionalism is not something to worry about. But as someone said earlier female urologists are extremely rare. I think its because men have a better connection with their patients as far as understanding the male need for someone to understand them personally.
     
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    Go to a male urologist.....I was recommended to a female urologist and all she was interested in was this questionaire on erections etc.....that had nothin to do with my going to her.....So,I got up left a told her she was a perv...and my regular urologist agreed.needless to say she has been released from the practice.....
     
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    Although having my penis examined by a hot young female doctor ranks well up on the list of my old teenage fantasies, a female urologist is almost as rare as a snowball on a hot summer day; there are very few. When my wife had a bout of cystitis last year she ended up going to her gynecologist after looking up the names of urologists near where we live in Orange County. Of about 18 names all but one were male.
     
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    i would definitely prefer a female, but everyone has their own preferences
     
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    If you're worried that a female will be checking out your penis and forskin problem and therefore opt to limit your search only to male doctors, please be advised that most nurses are female even in a male doctor's office. Worry about finding a urologist that is up on your condition and not about the sex of the doctor. Good luck.
     
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    Whatever gender you finally decide to go with, see 1 and then get at least a 2nd opinion. If you are looking at some type of surgery, you need to get a 2nd opinion, just like for any surgery. The first male urologist I saw when I had testicular pain wanted to do exploratory surgery, he had no clue and neither did his male intern who was observing, even after seeing the ultrasound results. The second urologist was recommended by a friend and he correctly diagnosed me with a varicocele and I was in surgery the following week to have it removed. Unfortunately, the follow-up doctors had no clue so I was pretty much on my own after that but my point is, *don't take as truth the first thing you hear* and always, ALWAYS, get a 2nd opinion.
    Good luck.
    :smile::smile:

    Sadly, last year, 10 years after my varicocelectomy, I had another ultrasound and it has returned! :mad: But now they have a lot less invasive procedures for that however, I can't afford it now. :mad:
     
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    If you are more comfterable with a woman, take the woman.
    I think I would take a man, but that is because I only had male doctors to help me, and never had a problem with it.
     
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    I do not believe this is a fair portrayal of the entire female urologist population. She lost her practice for being unprofessional, not because females make bad urologists.

    Rockedout-the advice elsewhere is sound. My dad is a Family Practice M.D. and refers people to a male...who he knows...is a good urologist...and is the only one in the area...If it were a female and she was as good at her job he would recommend her too. In the end go with what you're comfortable with and if they are professional you will feel comfortable regardless. Good luck in your quest.
     
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    I would say go to a female urologist ONLY if you have a large cock. Experience and reflect on that initial startled look she gives you! Then she will schedule the circ after she verifies your insurance. This scenario will work only if the lady doc is a hottie, of course. Most urologists are guys because the girls go to there ob/gyns
     
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    Have gone to males and females. I do not think that it matters.
     
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    Some of my all time greatest sexual fantasies involve a female urologist. Thanks for reminding me.
     
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    I personally would rather have a male urologist.

    Especially if he's young and cute. Being also gay wouldn't hurt. LOL
     
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    I personally prefer female medical practitioners, I just like a woman's approach to the field of medicine over a man's. But when looking for any kind of specialist I always seek out the best doctor I can find, regardless of gender. If you can't get a good recommendation from a doctor that you trust search the web for the urologists that are available in your area and check their bios for educational background, bibliography of their publications and their level of experience. If you still can't make a clear distinction between the available docs in your area concentrate on those that are fellows of the American College of Surgeons. Just having FACS following a doctor's name doesn't guarantee that he/she is a top notch doctor, but it does say a lot about a surgeon's professionalism and integrity.

    Good luck in your quest.