Kidney Stones While Pregnant: Symptoms and Treatment

New research suggests that pregnant women are slightly more likely to develop kidney stones than non-pregnant women—especially when these kidney stones are occurring for the first time in that woman’s life. The development of kidney stones can pose additional risks … Read More

Everything you need to know about Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Waking up multiple times at night to pee or feeling an urgency to go during the day can be signs of overactive bladder. You may experience leakage or feel like you have to go again shortly after visiting the bathroom. … Read More

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What You Should Know About Fistula Surgery

The World Health Organization reports between 50,000-100,000 women suffer from an obstetric fistula every year. The half a million Americans who have Crohn’s disease are also susceptible to fistulas. Despite so many people being affected by fistulas every year, not … Read More

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What to Expect After Botox Injection in Bladder

If you’ve ever gone for a jog and felt a trickle down below, or coughed and caught yourself leaking urine, you aren’t alone. The involuntary loss of urine is called urinary incontinence and more than 25 million Americans experience it … Read More

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What You Should Know About a Cystoscopy

A cystoscopy is a procedure your doctor can perform to check for potential causes of recurrent urinary tract infections and other problems with the urinary tract. Up to 40% of women who get one UTI will have at least one … Read More

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How to Calm an Interstitial Cystitis Flare

At some point in your life you’ve likely experienced bladder discomfort or pain while urinating. For most people, this can be attributed to dehydration or a urinary tract infection and can be treated with increased fluids or antibiotics. However, if … Read More

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What is Labiaplasty Surgery?

You’ve likely heard of a tummy tuck and a face lift, but have you heard of labiaplasty? Labiaplasty is one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgery procedures in the United States, seeing a 9 percent year-over-year increase in the most … Read More

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Different Types of Incontinence and Their Causes

Ever laughed so hard you peed? Or maybe you’ve jumped up from your seat too quickly and felt a little trickle down below? Perhaps, you’ve coughed and caught yourself running to the bathroom to empty your bladder. These are all … Read More

What to Expect After a Hysterectomy

When women need to have their uterus removed, they do so through a surgical procedure known as a hysterectomy. This is a significant procedure that is rarely the first choice for women and their medical providers. Even so, medical circumstances … Read More