Urinary Tract Infections are one of the most common infections among individuals, especially women. UTIs are responsible for more than 8.1 million visits to physicians’ offices per year and about five percent of all visits to primary care physicians. Approximately 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will experience at least one symptomatic
Incontinence is frustrating at any age, but you should know that incontinence is not a normal issue that happens to older people. While common, incontinence is not caused by old age and it is treatable. What are some causes of male incontinence?
To celebrate National Nutrition month, this is a continuation of our series on nutrition as it relates to urology. Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, can be painful, with symptoms that include back pain, abdominal pain, and a burning sensation during urination. Though existing UTIs typically need to be treated with medications, avoiding future UTIs may
If you’re a man trying taking care of your health, bravo. Men are far less inclined to seek health care information. If you have a loved one to nudge about his health, then this information is for you, too. In the third of this three-part series, we’ll look at health issues that can affect a
If you think you have a urinary tract infection, it’s time to see a doctor. A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is actually caused by bacteria and needs to be treated with antibiotics. Diagnosis is as simple as a urinalysis and/or urine culture. Symptoms of UTI If you have any combination of the following symptoms,
If you experience any of the following symptoms, you need to see a urologist. The urologist can determine the level of severity and provide treatment options. Blood in your urine Even if you experience blood in your urine off and on, it signals something bad. The problem is not actually the blood in the urine.
It’s nobody’s favorite topic for discussion, but urinary incontinence, or the accidental leaking of urine, happens to over 15 million american adults. Though many people are too embarrassed to talk about urinary incontinence, and suffer in silence with the emotional and psychological problems and social limitations that often accompany the accidents, this disease can be
Does a word ending with “...ologist” cause a bit of confusion for you? In our world of specializations, we are so fortunate to have doctors who are experts in treating our different body parts and organ systems. But what exactly does a urologist do? A urologist is a doctor who specializes in treating conditions affecting