Sioux Falls, SD – During National Cancer Prevention Month in February, Urology Specialists reminds everyone to speak with a urologist about their individual risk for urologic cancers and whether screening is recommended. Due to the recent pandemic, cancer screenings saw a dramatic decrease. In fact, an estimated 9.4 million screening tests that normally would have taken place in the U.S. in 2020 did not occur. The lack of testing in recent years has caused concern among physicians that individuals will be diagnosed with cancers at more advanced stages, potentially leading to more severe consequences.
Going to see a urologist might seem like a big deal, but when it’s time, it’s time. Don’t delay, do not pass go, do not collect … well, you know the rest. In all seriousness, there are some clear red flags that it’s time to see a urologist and here they are.
Let’s set the record straight right from the beginning, your urine should be pale yellow. Anything else, take note.