Category: UroGynecology

When Should You Consider Urogynecology Surgery

A urogynecologist is a doctor who is specially trained to treat women with both gynecologic issues as well as problems concerning urology. This medical field of urogynecology did not exist until 2011, so it is a relatively new medical profession. Urogynecologists treat many issues so women only need to see one doctor instead of multiple ones. If you are having issues with any pelvic floor disorders or with incontinence, when should you consider urogynecology surgery?

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Why Women Should Seek Treatment for Bladder Leakage

If you have occasional bladder leakage but are too embarrassed to reveal this to your physician, you are not alone. Although this is a very common issue, it is believed that half of women do not report this to their doctor. Focus on the fact that bladder leakage is a treatable condition. Unless you want to battle this on your own for the rest of your life, read about the reasons why women should seek treatment for bladder leakage, and what those treatments are.

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Vaginal Mesh: the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

Chances are you are reading this article because you have seen the T.V. commercials raising awareness of the complications of “vaginal mesh.” Personally, I don’t recall the last time I watched 15 minutes of daytime TV without coming across such commercials. So, what is pelvic mesh? Why are they used in the pelvis? What complications are being spoken of? And, what should you know if you have had pelvic mesh?

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