Category: Urinary Tract Infections

Reasons You May Be Getting Recurring UTIs

A UTI is an infection in any part of your urinary tract. Having one UTI is painful enough, but having them come back can be quite frustrating. If you get three or more of these infections within a year, this recurrence is known as chronic. However, the reasons you may be getting recurring UTIs might surprise you. Time to find out why and what to do about it.

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Could Persistent UTI-like Symptoms be Bladder Cancer?

Could Persistent UTI-like Symptoms be Bladder Cancer?

Persistent urinary tract infections (UTI) or UTI-like symptoms may be an indication of bladder cancer or the potential for bladder cancer. It depends on the type of symptoms, how long you have had them and if there is pain involved.

Getting the facts, as well as seeing your doctor, is important if you are experiencing continued UTI’s or UTI-like symptoms.

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How Do I know If I Have a Urinary Problem?

Inevitably, most people will suffer from a urinary problem at some point in their life. Urinary problems such as incontinence or BPH become much more common as we age. Problems not related to aging can be a result of injuries caused by accidents, intense physical activity, or the result of an infection. Some urinary problems are much more serious than others. 

So how do you tell if your urinary problems are minor or something more serious? Here are a few things to be mindful of:

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When Should Women See a Urologist

It is a common misconception that urologists only treat men, but many women may need to see this specialist too. While your OBGYN will monitor your overall and reproductive health, they may refer you to a urologist to treat common disorders that affect your urinary tract

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Hurricane Laura Service Update

Hurricane Laura has brought unprecedented pain and suffering to our community. As we come together to rebuild our prayers go out to everyone. We are now OPEN 8am to 5pm Monday – Friday. FULL services are available. We are working diligently to reschedule all procedures and appointments as soon as possible. If your appointment or procedure has been canceled and not rescheduled it may be due to difficulty reaching you. Please call us at 337-480-7499 to reschedule and we would be glad to assist you.

 

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