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Treatment and Prevention of rUTI in Women

By Dr. A. Keith Levinson, M.D. Symptomatic, recurrent lower urinary tract infections (rUTI) in women are a common condition for which best practice guidelines related to treatment and prevention have not been well established. rUTi affects women of all ages and is defined as 2 or more symptomatic episodes in 6 months or 3 episodes […]

How to Prevent and Manage STDs

By Dr. Darrell J. Carmen, M.D., F.A.C.S. Unfortunately, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are common. Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in the U.S. It’s spread mostly by vaginal or anal sex, but you can get it through oral sex, too. Sometimes you’ll notice an odd discharge from your vagina or penis, or pain or […]

Urinary Tract Fistula After Hysterectomy: What are the Options?

By Dr. Lambda Msezane Severe continuous leakage of urine is a rare complication after routine hysterectomy. This can be a sign of a fistula between the bladder, vaginal wall, or the ureter and the vaginal wall. A fistula is an abnormal tract that forms between two areas of the body. Keep reading below to learn […]