Kasraeian Urology provides comprehensive female urology care to the residents of Northeast Florida.
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Pain
Pelvic Floor describes a group of muscles that attach to the inside of the pelvic bone and serve as “hammock” support for the bladder, uterus, rectum, prostate and anus in men and women. These muscles must relax and contract to provide continence, voiding, bowel movements and in women for sexual intercourse. Learn More
Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
An inflammatory condition of the bladder wall. The etiology is unknown and the condition may present with multiple and varied symptoms making the diagnosis of IC are often one of exclusion. Most IC patients complain of persistent bladder pain, pressure or discomfort, urinary frequency (need to go) and urgency (the strong desire to go). Other overlapping conditions include Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS), Bladder Pain Syndrome (CPS) and chronic pelvic pain, overactive bladder, and Pelvic floor dysfunction. Learn More
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
The condition of weak pelvic floor muscles which support the pelvic organs of the bladder, uterus and rectum. Due to ageing, genetics, childbirth, gravity, obesity, chronic cough or frequent constipation. Learn More
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A complex sensory and neurologic disorder of the bowel resulting in alterations of bowel habits. Its cause is unknown but it often occurs with overlapping disorders such as allergies, pelvic floor dysfunction, interstitial cystitis, vulvodynia, and prostadynia. Learn More
Fecal incontinence refers to the inability to control bowel movements, causing stool to leak from the rectum. Fecal incontinence ranges in severity from occasional leakage while passing gas to a complete loss of bowel control. Learn More
A bladder fistula is an abnormal opening between the bladder and the vagina. A bladder fistula may occur as a result of urologic or gynecological surgery, injury, or gynecologic cancers. Learn More
Women are diagnosed with bladder cancer each year.
Interstitial cystitis patients are women.
Women will experience Kidney Stones at some point in their lives.
Information Provided by http://www.urologyhealth.org/urology/womenshealth.cfm