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Take Control and Get Relief from Common Bladder Control Issues

Posted November 28, 2022 by Jenifer Byrnes, D.O.


If you’re like most females, problems with frequent urination, bathroom emergencies and leaking urine may not be something you want to talk about. It can be embarrassing and uncomfortable to discuss bladder control issues with your healthcare provider.

But, you don’t need to keep them hidden. Bladder control issues are a very common — and treatable — problem.

According to the U.S. Office on Women’s Health, about 40 percent of females aged 65 and…

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Overactive bladder? Find the urge to talk to your doctor and get relief

Posted November 15, 2021 by Naveen K Arora, MD


Find yourself rushing to the bathroom in an emergency more than usual? So much so that it’s actually interfering with your daily life? If you answered yes, you might be suffering from an overactive bladder, or OAB.

OAB causes the sudden, hard-to-control urge to urinate that cannot be ignored. At times, you may even leak urine, known as incontinence. It occurs when the bladder senses it is full prematurely and communicates to the brain that it’s time to go.


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Using a Catheter for Post-Op Pain Management

Posted March 28, 2021 by Aisha Rahman, MD


Undergoing surgery can be a stressful event and most patients are concerned with pain management after the procedure. There are many different techniques and medications that are used to control postoperative pain, including intraoperative local and general anesthesia; but those only last a few hours after surgery. A peripheral nerve block is another option for longer lasting postoperative pain control for 1-2 days at best.

Not many patients associate pain relief when they…

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Do you think you have a bladder infection? Here's what you need to know

Posted June 15, 2020 by Naveen K Arora, MD

Urinary tract infections, commonly referred to as UTIs or bladder infections, are one of the most common infections in women. In fact, more than half of women will have at least one UTI at some point in their life, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

So, chances are, you’ve experienced the agonizing telltale symptoms: the constant need to pee and the awful burning sensation every time you go. Other symptoms can include:


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What Exactly is a Kidney Stone?

Posted July 13, 2018 by Joseph S Dankoff, MD Summa Health Medical Group - Urology


A kidney stone is a solid, stone-like deposit made of minerals and salt that can form in one or both of your kidneys. These deposits can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pebble.

Did you know there are actually four different types of kidney stones?

  1. Calcium stones:This is the most common stone and is a form of calcium oxalate. Oxalate is a naturally occurring substance found in some fruits, vegetables, nuts and chocolates. Your liver also produces oxalate.…

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