What is Female Urology?Many women go to the urologist sometime in their life and the main causes are: incontinencia urinaria, fístulas, infecciones y litiasis (piedras) en las vías urinarias. La mayoría de las veces, estos problemas se resuelven con medicamentos, sin embargo, en algunas ocasiones se requiere realizar un procedimiento quirúrgico de mínima invasión para la corrección de la incontinencia urinaria o la extracción de cálculos de la vías urinarias.
Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine through the urethra. There are several types of urinary incontinence. Treatment depends on the type of incontinence.
A fistula is the communication between two organs, the most common causes are diverticular disease, a history of hysterectomy, prolonged labor, among other causes. Fistulas require surgical treatment, which can be done laparoscopically.
Urinary tract infections
Urinary tract infections are a very frequent cause of consultation in urology, men and women can suffer them at some point in life. The most common complaints are burning when urinating, pain in the lower abdomen, and a desire to urinate frequently.
Kidney and ureteral stones are a frequent reason for consultation for urologists and emergency physicians, since they generate very annoying symptoms such as severe pain, hematuria (blood in the urine) and urinary infections. Women and men can get kidney stones.
Many women go to the urologist sometime in their life and the main causes are: urinary incontinence, fistulas, infections and lithiasis (stones) in the urinary tract. Most of the time, these problems are resolved with medications, however, sometimes a minimally invasive surgical procedure is required to correct urinary incontinence or remove stones from the urinary tract.
El tratamiento cambia dependeindo el tipo de caso que cuente. A continuación te mostramos los tratamientos de las afecciones más populares: