If you've encountered blood in your urine, the first thing you shouldn’t do is panic. Many instances of hematuria (blood in urine) arise from benign causes like a urinary tract infection, an inherited disorder or a side effect from medications you may be taking.
Although taking daily antibiotics for women suffering from recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) is still considered the best treatment option available, other strategies like cranberry pills, estrogen therapy and acupuncture have shown promising results, according to a recent study.
Ahh, the holidays! There’s nothing like loading up on sugary treats, lots of alcohol, and honey ham, right? Right, but now that the holiday season is over, the physicians at Affiliated Urologists want patients to understand there are foods that can cause kidney stones, like the ones mentioned above (i.e. sugary treats, alcohol, and salty/sugary meat), and foods that can prevent them.
Urology is a surgical specialty that diagnoses and treats diseases affecting the urinary tract(s) of males and females. This field of medicine also deals with conditions that affect the male reproductive organs.
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