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Urinary problems

Urinary problems are a group of conditions affecting the urinary tract in men and women
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The Department of Urology at the CK Birla Hospital offers a comprehensive range of treatments for both common and complex problems. Our care team partners with you in your treatment journey to provide long-lasting care in a home-like environment. We understand that urinary problems can be a cause of embarrassment to many and hence we guarantee a confidential approach in your treatment. We offer various treatment protocols to suit your unique medical needs and provide instant comfort from the symptoms.

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About urinary problems

Urinary problems are a group of conditions that cause troubling, pain symptoms in your urinary tract. Urinary problems can affect any part of your urinary tract including your kidneys, bladder, ureter and urethra.

Urinary problems affect your urinating habits, display abnormal changes and affect how you filter out toxins from your body. Majorly, urinary problems act as a symptom of some underlying condition. These symptoms, if left untreated, can lead to embarrassing situations for patients.

Listed below are some common conditions that can cause urinary problems in adults.

Urinary bladder problems 

The bladder is found in your lower abdomen responsible for storing urine. Urinary bladder problems can affect anyone, however, it mostly older people. It is because as a person ages, the bladder muscles and tissues lose their strength and capacity to hold urine. There are several types of urinary bladder problems, including:

Overactive bladder – Overactive bladder is a condition that poses difficulty in your urge to hold urine in the bladder. As a result, it causes an urgent and frequent need to urinate, unintentional leakage of urine, the urgency to urinate, particularly at the night. Overactive bladder treatment includes medications, pelvic floor muscle exercises and lifestyle changes. 

Urine retention – Urinary retention is a condition in which a person loses their ability to empty his/her bladder completely. The individual becomes unable to pass any urine despite an urgent need to urinate. 

Interstitial cystitis – Interstitial cystitis is a chronic bladder condition that leads to severe pain and pressure in the pelvis and bladder. It is also called painful bladder syndrome. 

 

 

 

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) 

Urinary tract infections are a group of infection that occurs in any part of your urinary tract. Majorly, UTIs affected the lower urinary tract including the bladder and urethra. There are several different types of urinary tract infections depending upon the organ it affects. Common signs of UTIs include a persistent urge to urinate, painful and burning sensation when urinating, a disrupted flow of urine, cloudy and foul-smelly urine, abnormally coloured urine, pelvic pain. 

Urinary tract infection treatment is dependent upon the type of infection, the severity of symptoms and the patient’s overall health. Urinary tract infections UTIs treatments include medicinal approach and lifestyle modifications. 

Blood in the urine 

Blood in the urine is medically known as hematuria. Blood in the urine indicates underlying urinary problems. It is usually a symptom and not a condition in itself. Common conditions that cause the presence of blood in the urine include urinary tract infections, kidney infections, urinary stones, prostate enlargement, cancer and injury. 

Blood in the urine treatment depends upon its causes and the severity of symptoms. 

Dysuria 

Dysuria is a medical condition that causes painful urination and a burning sensation when urinating. Frequent and painful urination is often a sign of other urinary problems. It is more commonly found in women as compared to men. Several conditions such as bladder infection, UTIs, vaginal infection, and prostate disease can cause dysuria. Painful urination treatment depends upon the reason which is causing the problem. 

Urinary incontinence 

Urinary incontinence is a condition that causes loss of bladder control and leads to unintentional leakage of urine. Urinary incontinence affects every person differently. There are several different types of incontinence:

Stress incontinence – It is caused when pressure is exerted on the bladder such as from sneezing and coughing. 

Urge incontinence – Urge incontinence results from a highly sudden urge to urinate. 

Overflow incontinence – This type of incontinence happens when your bladder does not empty entirely and causes frequent leakage. 

Functional incontinence – It is a type of psychological incontinence which happens due to mental or physical impairment. Conditions such as severe arthritis can lead to functional incontinence. 

Mixed incontinence – Mixed incontinence is caused by more than one type of urinary incontinence.

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FAQs
FAQs

Repeated urinary tract infections can be caused by poor hygiene, urinary tract abnormalities, suppressed immune system and sexual intercourse.

Blood in the urine can happen due to several reasons such as UTIs, kidney stones, BPH, kidney failure and other causes.

The main reason behind the overactive bladder is the weakening of bladder muscles and the tightening of tissues.

Chemotherapy and other cancer treatments can sometimes increase your risk of urinary incontinence.