Who is a urogynecologist?
Urogynecologist performs cystoscopy, colposcopy, directs patients to X-ray and ultrasound examinations of pelvic organs.
Cystoscopy in urology and gynecology determines the nature of many diseases of female genital organs and organs of excretion. Of particular value from the point of view of diagnostics, the method is for the detection of congenital abnormalities of the urinary system, for example, urethrocele. Cystoscopy helps to establish the stage of a malignant tumor process.
Urethroscopy helps to recognize and treat inflammation of the urethra.
The urogynecologist treats such a common female urological disease as cystitis. Often cystitis occurs after infection, or as an allergic reaction. Signs of cystitis: pain in the lower abdomen, blood and pus in the urine.
Also urogynecologist can help a woman cope with pyelonephritis. Pyelonephritis - inflammation of the kidneys, which occurs in acute or chronic form, developing as a result of non-treatment of acute, or against other diseases: tonsillitis, some gastrointestinal diseases, diabetes, influenza. Can be diagnosed accidentally, by urine analysis. Symptoms of pyelonephritis: fatigue, lack of appetite, unstable stool, dull pain in the lower back, increased pressure, pale skin. Pyelonephritis is successfully treated with drugs to improve immunity and antibiotics.
When sneezing and physical exertion after 35 years, women often experience urinary incontinence, and they seek help from a urogynecologist. Many women do not believe that they are ill, so do not seek help. However, this unpleasant state of modern medicine successfully treats both conservatively and surgically.
When should I go to the urogynecologist?
If you have urethritis, bartholinitis, chronic cystitis, chronic pyelonephritis or sexual dysfunction, contact a specialist-urogynecologist.
To cope with the symptoms of cystitis - the problem that most often forces women to go to the urogynecologist, sharp, fried, salted must be drunk, not to drink coffee and soda, it's better to just water without gas, to treat tonsillitis and caries, not to sit on cold ground or curb , warmly dress. Avoid disturbances in the stool and wash after visiting the toilet.