Smoking is an “equal opportunity offender.” It is just as deadly for women as it is for men when it comes to bladder cancer. Regardless of gender, one of the most important risk factors for developing bladder cancer is smoking. Let’s learn more specifics about the link between smoking and bladder cancer. … Continue reading →
November is Bladder Health Month, as recognized by the Urology Care Foundation. It’s a time to recognize all bladder conditions from more serious conditions like cancer, to less serious conditions such as UTI’s. Bladder Health Month is broken down by week:
Week 1 Theme: Incontinence, … Continue reading →
It is a common misconception that urologists only treat men, but many women may need to see this specialist too. While your OBGYN will monitor your overall and reproductive health, they may refer you to a urologist to treat common disorders that affect your urinary tract. … Continue reading →
Find yourself running to the bathroom all the time? The medical term for that is frequent urination. Though it could just mean you’re drinking too many fluids throughout the day, it could be a symptom of an underlying health problem such as diabetes, … Continue reading →
It burns when you urinate, you’re in the bathroom frequently and your urine smells. You definitely have a urinary tract infection…or do you? UTI symptoms are actually very general and can often be the symptoms of other underlying conditions. … Continue reading →
The color, density and scent of your urine can reveal a lot about your health. While a lot of urine changes are caused by nothing more than dehydration or medications, some urine changes can be caused by a serious, underlying condition. … Continue reading →
If you’re a woman who suffers from a leaky bladder, or urinary incontinence, you know how frustrating it can be. Fortunately, you can seek help from a urologist or urogynecologist. … Continue reading →
Inevitably, most people will suffer from a urinary problem at some point in their life. Urinary problems such as incontinence or BPH become much more common as we age. Problems not related to aging can be a result of injuries caused by accidents, … Continue reading →
If you suffer from recurring urinary tract infections, here are five tips to preventing them on your own. If you continue to have infections, contact Board Certified Urologist Dr. Daniel Kaplon in Sarasota, FL for treatment. … Continue reading →
What is urinary incontinence in men?
Urinary incontinence is the accidental leaking of urine. It’s not a disease. It’s a symptom of a problem with a man’s urinary tract.
Urine is made by the kidneys and stored in a sac made of muscle, … Continue reading →