Urinary Disorders in Dallas, TX

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What are Urinary Disorders?

Women can experience symptoms of a urinary disorder at any stage of their lives. Most urinary disorders are very distressing on the bladder and can cause painful episodes, urinary leakage, and recurrent urinary tract infections. Our board-certified gynecologist, Dr. Otto Huertas, is accepting new patients at CosmeticGyn Center in Dallas, TX for evaluation and treatment of urinary disorders. Left untreated, a urinary disorder could damage your bladder, pelvic floor, urinary tract, and more. Dr. Huertas can help you find out why you are experiencing any of the following symptoms (alone or in combination):

  • Loss of urinary control (incontinence)
  • Burning urination
  • Pelvic pain or pressure
  • Bladder or urinary tract infections
  • Undiagnosed disease or cancer in or around the bladder
  • Weakened pelvic floor muscles 
  • Pelvic floor prolapses

Some of the causes of urinary disorders include age, weight, diet, lifestyle, medical and family history, medications, hormonal imbalances, and more. We recommend that you schedule an appointment to meet with Dr. Huertas in our office in Dallas, TX. CosmeticGyn Center has some of the leading gynecologic and feminine health professionals in the DFW area. Meet privately with Dr. Huertas to begin your diagnostic journey to better health today.

What are the Symptoms of a urinary disorder?

Dr. Huertas can evaluate your urinary disorders at his practice at CosmeticGyn Center in Dallas, TX. You may experience one or multiple symptoms when it comes to your urinary tract and bladder. We offer diagnostic testing for the following urinary disorders:

  • Bladder disease or cancer
  • Urinary Leakage (urge, stress, overflow, or functional incontinence)
  • Urinary tract infections (acute or chronic)
  • Bladder pain
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney failure
  • Interstitial cystitis

Our Urinary Disorder Treatment Options

Our medical team at CosmeticGyn Center can offer several treatment options for symptomatic urinary disorders. Dr. Huertas provides patients with routine gynecologic care with an emphasis on urinary disorder evaluations and treatments. He may recommend one or multiple interventions for diagnosis and treatment:
Nonsurgical options

  • An annual well-woman exam with Pap smear, blood work, and ultrasound (if needed)
  • STD and HPV screening
  • Urinary incontinence evaluation
  • Weight-loss management
  • Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy
  • Physical therapy for your pelvic floor (Kegel exercises)
  • Identifying current medications that may be agitating the bladder, such as a diuretic, a spasmodic, or a tricyclic antidepressant medication)
  • InterStim nerve stimulation for bladder control

Surgical interventions

  • A single-incision sling for urinary incontinence
  • Vaginal and pelvic reconstruction surgery

Other Suggestions for Urinary Disorders

While we examine and evaluate you for certain urinary disorders, there are many ways you can reduce the severity of your symptoms. It's important to eat a healthy diet, and you should especially avoid foods or beverages that inflame your bladder. Weight loss or maintaining a healthy weight can alleviate extra pressure placed on the bladder, which often translates into less pain. Keeping track of how much you drink and when can deter frequent bathroom breaks or waking up in the middle of the night to urinate. Scheduling your restroom breaks throughout your day and sticking to that plan can take the urgency out of your need to urinate. We also recommend that you find incontinence pads or adult diapers to keep you feeling confident and to avoid embarrassing accidents.

You Can Schedule Your Appointment Today

Our medical team at CosmeticGyn Center can help you find solutions for your distressing urinary disorder. Symptoms may vary, but a urinary disorder can disrupt your life in many ways. If urinary symptoms are causing you discomfort, call us to schedule a private consultation with Dr. Huertas. He has these conversations with patients regularly and has the experience to make recommendations in your best interest. Let's make a plan together! Contact our Dallas, TX office to schedule an appointment. 

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