Female urology is the medical term for the science of identifying and curing urinary tract disorder in women. These disorders include urinary incontinence, pelvic floor prolapse, voiding dysfunction, recurrent UTIs, urethral syndrome, and intestinal cystitis. In order to assess these conditions, the doctor may conduct a physical examination and enquire the medical history of the patient. In order to evaluate the urinary tract, the doctor may order for imaging tests and urodynamics (bladder function test). Some patients may require evaluations such as cystoscopy to assess the situation. We provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment options for female urology disorders.
Incontinence means leakage of urine. It happens with some strains such as laughing, sneezing and coughing. There is also urinary incontinence of urge, mixed, overflow, functional or reflex. Treatment is different for all the types. Some of the treatments available include dietary changes, scheduled voiding, bladder retraining, exercises for pelvic muscles, biofeedback, electrical stimulation therapy, medication, collagen implants and minimally invasive surgery.
There are many forms of voiding dysfunction. The most common symptoms include frequent urination, pain while urinating and incomplete urination. The patient is treated to eliminate the visible symptoms. The doctor also may prescribe pelvic floor exercises.
Urethral syndrome refers to pain in the urethra. The doctor may administer medicines which have to be taken orally and estrogen replacement therapy. This disease can occur along with intestinal cystitis.
Recurrent urinary tract infection
This is known as a condition of continuous urinary tract infection. Under this condition, the patient may be down with urinary tract infection for more than three times in a year. This situation can arise due to many conditions. Identification of the proper cause and antibiotic therapy are included in the treatment process.
Intestinal cystitis shows forth a lot of urologic syndromes. They include excessive urinary urgency, frequency and nocturia. Intestinal cystitis is found in people of every age. The reason for the IC is not very clear, but effective treatment is available today.
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