What is Prostatitis?

Several urological problems are common today. However, that doesn’t make them familiar to the average person. Here, we discuss one of them, prostatitis, a problem that affects millions of men each year. Prostatitis, simply put, is inflammation of the prostate. This inflammation can result from infection or trauma. Bacterial prostatitis is an infection that develops…

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Urinary Incontinence: Is it Time to Get Treatment?

Thousands of people each year start to notice an unwanted change: the accidental leakage of urine. This condition is what we call urinary incontinence. However, this is a blanket term. There are several different types of urinary incontinence. This is important to know because the symptoms and remedies may vary slightly between them. Common Types…

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Strategies for Living Well with Stress Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is a type of incontinence in which physical activity or movement causes the accidental leakage of urine. Often affecting women, stress urinary incontinence may occur when exercising, lifting heavy objects, laughing, sneezing, or coughing. Any activity or movement that puts pressure and stress on the bladder could cause urine leakage. Inside the…

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Stress Urinary Incontinence: What to do Before Seeking Surgery

Many women develop stress urinary incontinence at some point in their life. This condition, in which urine leaks from the bladder during physical stress, has historically been associated with age. In truth, there are a handful of factors that contribute to this unwanted change in bladder control. When women come to our Palm Desert urology…

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Bladder Pain: Is it Infection or Something More?

Urinary tract infections are common among women of all ages. It is estimated that one out of every five women will experience at least one UTI during her life. If you’ve been affected by this temporary condition, you may remember your symptoms well; the burning and constant sensation of needing to empty your bladder. Some…

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Can Stress Urinary Incontinence Be Managed?

Stress urinary incontinence affects millions of women worldwide. This common affliction often occurs as a late-stage byproduct of vaginal childbirth and is further exacerbated by the natural changes within the vaginal canal. Most women approaching or on the other side of menopause are all-too-familiar with the symptoms of vaginal atrophy. While dryness and other concerns…

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