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7 Symptoms of Bladder Stones

7 Symptoms of Bladder Stones

You may not hear as much about bladder stones as kidney stones, but bladder stones can also cause significant health problems if they are left untreated. Bladder stones form in your bladder when minerals in your urine crystallize and clump together; they generally develop when … Read more

4 Types of Kidney Stones

4 Types of Kidney Stones

Anyone can develop a kidney stone, but they are much more common in men and people between the ages of 30 and 60. While kidney stones don’t typically pose a serious health risk when diagnosed and treated, as many as half a million people visit … Read more

What Pain During Intercourse Could Mean for Women

What Pain During Intercourse Could Mean for Women

When it comes to painful sex for women, the first thing you should consider is that the problem may be more common than you might think — it affects up to 18% of women worldwide. Also called dyspareunia, pain during intercourse can develop for many … Read more

How to Prevent Recurrent UTIs

How to Prevent Recurrent UTIs

Each year, more than 8.1 million adults — more women than men — go to the doctor because they have a urinary tract infection (UTI). Your urinary tract is the four-part pathway that makes up your urinary system. It includes: Kidneys: filter your blood and … Read more

Botox® for Better Bladder Control

Botox® for Better Bladder Control

When you think about Botox® , you probably think about wrinkle control — but we think about bladder control. Here at Comprehensive Urology in Los Angeles, California, our team of expert urologists uses Botox to treat urinary incontinence for both women and men. Here’s what … Read more

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to … Read more

Understanding Vaginal Atrophy

Understanding Vaginal Atrophy

The transition through menopause can be a bumpy road as your body readjusts to your non-reproductive stage. Unfortunately, menopause goes far beyond the simple shutting down of your ovaries and casts a wide net over your health, including your vaginal health. At our practice, our … Read more

You Don't Have to Live with Urinary Incontinence

You Don’t Have to Live with Urinary Incontinence

The inability to stop urine from leaking is called incontinence, and it’s a common condition affecting millions of people worldwide — especially women. Studies show that compared with the 3%-11% of men who report uncontrolled urination, 30%-60% of women suffer from some form of incontinence, … Read more

5 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

5 Ways to Prevent Kidney Stones

You don’t want to be among the one in 10 Americans who develop a kidney stone in their lifetime. Kidney stones are hard deposits of minerals that can cause excruciating pain as they travel through your urinary system and out of your body. If you’ve … Read more