Urogynecology Treatment for Women in Ridgeland, MS
Urogynecology is a type of urology that focuses on specifically on the treatment of women. The female urinary system is sometimes called the pelvic floor. Urogynecologists treat many issues that affect women's urinary health and pelvic floor.
Request urogynecology treatment information today: call (769) 241-3447 or contact Jackie Williams online.
What is Urogynecology?
Urogynecology is urology treatment for women. While many people associate urology with men's health, there are many urological problems that affect women. Some of the urogynecology conditions that a urogynecologist might treat include:
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Urinary incontinence
- Interstitial cystitis
- Urinary retention
- Painful sex
- Overactive bladder
- Pelvic pain
- Pain when urinating
These issues above are just some of the many conditions that a urogynecologist may treat. Some women may even suffer from a combination of these problems.
Some of the problems above come in many different forms. For example, urinary incontinence can be stress incontinence , urge incontinence or overflow incontinence . Depending on the symptoms that are present, most urogynecology treatment begins with testing and diagnosis.
How Does Urogynecology Work?
Urogynecology treatment consists of many different tests and procedures. Urogynecology tests are used to determine if a problem is present in a woman's pelvic floor or urinary system.
Some of the most common urogynecology tests include:
- Pelvic examinations
- Pelvic ultrasound
- Pelvic electromyography (EMG)
- Urinary stress tests
If a urogynecology disorder is found, there are many different treatment options available. Urogynecology treatment can range from medication to non-invasive treatments to surgery. Some common urogynecology treatments and procedures include:
- Bladder training
- Pelvic reconstructive surgery
- Pelvic muscle training
- Relaxation techniques
- Dietary modification
- Urinary slings
- Lifestyle adjustments
- Fistula repair
- Urinary incontinence surgery
- Urinary incontinence medication
- Vaginal suspension
This list represents just a small portion of the treatments that a urogynecologist may provide. What treatment is best will vary depending on the individual patient and which condition is being treated.
Some urogynecology providers offer minimally-invasive or laparscopic surgery to treat these issues, but not all.
Request Urogynecology Information
Urogynecology treatment has helped women overcome many different problems. Request more information about urogynecology today: call (769) 241-3447 or contact Jackie Williams online.
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