Items Tagged ‘bladder’

Ask the Doctors - What can be done for bladder pain syndrome?

July 2, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What can be done for bladder pain syndrome?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: What can be done about interstitial cystitis syndrome, or bladder pain syndrome? I’m told there’s no cause or cure, and that some doctors don’t even believe it exists. Interstitial cystitis is a chronic condition of the bladder that’s five times more common in women than men. Patients with interstitial cystitis have pain, pressure […]

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Tags: amitriptyline, Ask the Doctors, bladder, bladder pain, frequent urination, interstitial cystitis, pentosan polysulfate sodium

A college woman's guide to feminine health

August 15, 2017

A college woman’s guide to feminine health

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Heading off to college is an exciting time for young women moving away from home for the first time. Living with roommates, making new friends and juggling classes are all part of the experience. This new sense of independence should also include taking charge of one’s own health, says Dr. Aparna Sridhar, an assistant professor […]

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Tags: birth control, bladder, campus life, college, Dr. Aparna Sridhar, feminine health, good hygiene, gynecology, HPV, HPV vaccine, LGBTQ, menstrual cycles

August 5, 2016

Urology Team Rocks

By filtzp filtzp

My husband, Robert, has been dealing with trouble with retention when urinating, due to damage to his sphincster muscle not working after radiation. He had a TURP done and also a AMS800 device put in to help control the bladder. Things were great for about 3-4 years and then just recently he started having the […]

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Tags: bladder, bladder control, CYSTO, Dr. Ja-Hong Kim, kidney stones, patient stories, radiation, Ronald Reagan Medical UCLA Medical Center, TURP, urology