Did you know that January is Cervical Health Awareness Month? Cervical Health Awareness month is about inspiring women to get screened for cervical cancer and to consider the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Cervical cancer is easily treated if caught early, and there are things you can do to protect yourself from the disease. What are
If you struggle with incontinence, it’s time to make an appointment with your urologist in Charlotte. Incontinence isn’t a normal consequence of aging and it can be treated. Regardless of what the root cause of your incontinence is, your urologist can help. Seeking help for your stress or urge incontinence can change your life for
If you’re experiencing a low sex drive (LSD), you don’t have to live with it. Finding out the causes of your female low sex drive can help you find a solution. While female desire is made up of many factors, you can look at your biological reasons as well as your life factors that could
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.
Last year alone urinary tract infections (UTIs) were the cause for over 1.8 million visits to a doctor’s office. UTIs are a very common problem, affecting about 40 percent of all women and 12 percent of all men at some point during their lifetime. Here is some information regarding the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of