Five New Physicians Join Urology San Antonio

Urology San Antonio is proud to welcome five new physicians; bringing the total number of urologists to 30, including six female urologists.

The new group of doctors brings with them exceptional skills that will compliment the group’s already exceptional level of patient care. Their addition will open up new appointment opportunities, decreased wait times,

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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.

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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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