Blood in Urine - Hematuria

Blood in Urine: The Facts on Hematuria

There are two types of blood in your urine. Blood you can see with the naked eye (gross hematuria) and blood that can only be seen using a microscope (microscopic hematuria).

Many instances of hematuria are harmless, but some could be the result of a more serious condition.

If you have gross hematuria,

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How to Perform Kegel Exercises for Men and Women

While there are many benefits to Kegel Exercises, the primary benefit from a urological perspective is help with incontinence. Exercises that strengthen the pelvic floor muscles can help hold urine inside the bladder and prevent leakage. Like any muscle, the more you exercise the pelvic floor, the better it will function.

Ureteral Stent

Ureteral Stents – What you need to know

What is a ureteral stent?

Ureteral stents are small tubes inserted into the ureter to treat or prevent a blockage that prevents the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder. The most common reason for ureteral stents is the treatment of kidney stones. Below are the answers to some of the questions we receive about ureteral stents.

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4 Saint Patrick’s Day Bladder Irritants

Saint Patrick’s day is around the corner and with it some traditional Irish food dishes. But, some of these tasty foods can irritate your bladder. This is especially true if you have overactive bladder or interstitial cystitis. Both conditions can cause sudden urges to urinate; even when the bladder isn’t full. Some people are able to reduce these urges by avoiding certain foods.
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Urology San Antonio Introduces New Biopsy Technology

Peace of mind is important.  It’s even more important when you’re making decisions about your health.  Thanks to new technology, that’s getting easier for Urology San Antonio patients.  It’s called “Fusion Biopsy,” and it’s the most powerful and accurate tool in Prostate Cancer Detection.

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