Urinary Tract Infections, Animation.

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of the urinary system — the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. An infection of the urethra, or urethritis, may cause burning sensation when urinating and cloudy discharge. A bladder infection, or cystitis, may result in pelvic pain, frequent, painful urination, and blood in […]

Urinary Incontinence in Women, Animation.

Urinary incontinence is twice more common in women than in men. About one out of three women over the age of 60 is estimated to be incontinent. Pregnancy, childbirth, hormonal changes during menopause, and anatomy of the urinary tract account for this difference. Urine is produced in the kidneys and stored in the urinary bladder. […]

Sex & Poop Fun Facts

I’m Dr. Lindsey Doe. This is Sexplanations. The show where sexuality meets curiosity, and today’s topic is sex and poop. Number 10 on the sex and poop fun fact list: it is possible to orgasm from pooping. Clinically they referred to as defecation-induced orgasms. More playfully: poo-phoria. The pelvic splanchnic nerves that carry sensations to […]

Why Do You Like the Labor and Delivery Department at St. Petersburg General Hospital?

On labor and delivery, the real personal attention to laboring moms, really respecting their wishes, the postpartum and GYN floor is just wonderful. And in the OR and same day surgery, patients just love the experience there. And staff is just great to work with.

How does position during childbirth affect bladder health?

– As the position of during childbirth bladder health is related in the sense of the position itself of the woman during childbirth is not much the issue as much as the amount of pushing. So it’s a trade off because the more normally the baby’s head is pushing on the bladder. The uterus is […]

What causes kidney stones? – Arash Shadman

The biggest kidney stone on record weighed more than a kilogram and was 17 centimeters in diameter. The patient didn’t actually swallow a stone the size of a coconut. Kidney stones form inside the body, but unfortunately, they’re extremely painful to get out. A kidney stone is a hard mass of crystals that can form […]

What Happens When You Hold Your Pee?

When you gotta go, you gotta go. And by “go,” I mean relieve yourself. You know…of urine. But sometimes — and we’ve all done this — you’ll hold your pee to finish one more email, or so you don’t miss the end of a movie, or just because you’re too lazy to walk to the […]