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Urinary Tract Infections

If you’ve never experienced a UTI, you probably know at least one woman who has. In fact, UTIs account for more than 7 million doctor and hospital visits every year in the U.S. alone. Close to half of all women experience a urinary tract infection at some point. And some of us experience a lot more. We’re here to reduce these numbers.

 

New Recommendations for Evaluating Microscopic Hematuria

May 29, 2017 | Mary South, MD, MHA

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Patients are sent to me three or four times per week for microscopic hematuria. That means that they have red blood cells (RBCs) found on urinalysis but not seen with the naked eye.

In the past, we have launched a …


The Truth About Cranberry and Urinary Tract Infections

October 24, 2016 | Mary South, MD, MHA

For women who suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs), prevention is as important as treatment. However, not everyone wants to take antibiotics and many women turn to cranberry juice or cranberry tablets as a way to prevent infections.

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Treating Urinary Tract Infections

July 1, 2016 | Dr. Ray Bologna

It’s not uncommon for women to have two to three urinary tract infections (UTIs) each year, so understanding treatment options and prevention is the best opportunity to reduce incidence. Sometimes treatment options are simple, but there can be many causes …


Preventing Urinary Tract Infections

June 30, 2016 | Dr. Ray Bologna

Some women are more susceptible to UTIs than others. If you regularly get UTIs – or just more frequently than you’d like! – taking preventive measures may help to decrease the frequency of your infections. Here a few tips for …


Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: An Overview

June 29, 2016 | Mary South, MD, MHA

Urinary tract infections (UTI’s) are a common and significant burden that can bring life to a halt with nagging symptoms, including pain with urination (dysuria), urinary frequency, hesitation or difficulty urinating, and sometimes blood in the urine (hematuria).  It’s not …


Prevention of Urinary Tract Infections

June 26, 2016 | Dr. Ray Bologna

Did you know there are ways to prevent UTIs before they occur? Dr. Ray Bologna speaks to the benefits of hydration, vitamin C, and extra estrogen to keep UTIs at bay.…


New Tests Prove More Accurate in Diagnosing UTIs

March 8, 2016 | Mary South, MD, MHA

Six million patient visits per year are attributed to women with UTI symptoms. Urinary urgency, frequency and pain drive women of all ages to see their primary care physicians, Urologists or OB/GYNs. However, not all of these women test positive …