“Urological conditions can be embarrassing to discuss, but they are also highly treatable. So we want women to know that they don’t have to live with it,” said Dr. Elizabeth Williams. “We want to encourage our patients to come if something seems abnormal to them or has an impact on their daily life. Burning sensations, frequent urges to urinate or leaks are all reasons to come and see us at the USL. Some urological issues can also be signs of underlying health issues, so we always want to rule that out as well.
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When it comes to UTIs, about 50% of women suffer from them at some point in their lives. Symptoms of a UTI may include a burning sensation when urinating, an urgent need to urinate, foul-smelling or cloudy urine, a small amount of blood in the urine, and pain in the abdomen or stomach. lower back.
“We want people to know that there are many simple, safe and very effective treatment options out there,” Dr. Williams said. “Many urological problems that women face can be treated non-surgically, sometimes even without medication. I want women to feel comfortable going to a urologist and learning what options are available.
USL is offering a Virtual Urinary Tract Infection Clinic that will enable same-day and next-day virtual appointments, diagnosis, and treatment.
USL offers treatment for a wide range of urological conditions including prostate cancer, pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence, sexual health, benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, kidney cancer , vasectomies and erectile dysfunction. For more information about their telehealth services or to find a list of locations, visit their website at stlurology.com/ or email [email protected].
Cutline: St. Louis Urology encourages women to take charge of their urological health.
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