All Women Urology FAQ’s

All Women Urology FAQ’s

Q. What types of medical treatments does All Women Urology provide?

A. All Women Urology is located in Wellington, FL and serves the West Palm Beach area with specialized women’s care including kidney stones, incontinence, urinary tract infections, leakage and painful bladder syndrome also known as interstitial cystitis. Dr. Lobby also treats bladder and kidney cancer and other urological infections and illnesses.

Q. What are Dr. Lobby’s qualifications, training and experience?

A. Dr. Lobby is a board-certified urologist who has served as Assistant Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, NJ. She graduated and completed her training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She has received awards including the Pfizer’s Scholars in Urology Award and Resident Achievement Award and performed many lectures on urology.

Q. Does blood in my urine automatically mean cancer?

A. No. There are number of reasons why a woman might see blood in the urine. It could be a urinary tract infection, a kidney stone, a kidney or bladder infection, strenuous exercise, or certain medications. When in doubt, always call your doctor and set up an appointment.

Q. I’ve had overactive bladder for years. Is there anything the doctor can do about it?

A. Many women deal with overactive bladder. You can live a normal life for years with this condition, but when it begins to disrupt your life, it may be time to see a doctor. You should also see a doctor if you have pain or other unusual symptoms while urinating.

Dr. Lobby can teach you how to do Kegel exercises to strengthen the muscles in the pelvic area. She can teach you biofeedback techniques for better bladder control. There are new medications that also may help.

Q. What is percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS)?

A. Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation is used to treat overactive bladder symptoms associated with incontinence, urinary urgency, and urinary frequency. It is also used to treat urinary symptoms that arise because of interstitial cystitis.

Q. What is Uroplasty? Is that the same thing as percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation?

A. Uroplasty is the brand name of the company that provides medical devices for PTNS. They also manufacture other products for voiding dysfunctions and pelvic disorders.

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