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Asymptomatic bacteriuria: Who need to be treated?

Asymptomatic bacteriuria issue which is commonly the issue more likely in a pregnant woman have driving almost gynecologist annoyed. After they found out this problem the patients are always transferred to Urology office. However, this kind of problem is not more likely to be occurred only for pregnancy women, by the way, we will diveContinue reading “Asymptomatic bacteriuria: Who need to be treated?”

Sterile pyuria: General ideas and proper managements

Sterile pyuria is another common consultation in my Urology office. This condition always frustrated the patients as well as doctors while encountered this problem. Before the discussion on the etiology, we shall have known clearer on its definition first. Sterile pyuria is a combination words between “sterile” and “pyuria” Sterile – means no bacterial infectionContinue reading “Sterile pyuria: General ideas and proper managements”

Chronic prostatitis: Treatment options

Chronic prostatitis or a chronic inflammation of the prostate gland considered as a difficult-to-treat issue in Urology office. This topic will give you a whole picture in chronic prostatitis’ treatment. First, you must understand that this condition which is divided into 2 categories by its own natural history, which is the spectrum of management thatContinue reading “Chronic prostatitis: Treatment options”

Residual urine: why we need to measure ?

Lots of patients at urology office always asked me “why does doctor need us to do residual urine (RU) measurement?” I will explain you more clearly in this article. An abnormal voiding urination can be possibly causes from tons of etiologies, and one suspicious cause is, the inability of urinary bladder to complete or emptyingContinue reading “Residual urine: why we need to measure ?”

Urethral catheter: What’s it for? Is it harmful?

Undoubtedly, that I, urologist, was getting used to this thing a “Foley catheterization procedure”. But in the contrary, patients instead that seems to be naïve for this thing here; a urethral catheterization system always terrified them while putting this thing into their urethra. This topic will show on the general frequent asked questions which IContinue reading “Urethral catheter: What’s it for? Is it harmful?”

Acute Pyelonephritis: A bacterial infection of the kidney

The kidney-related infection is one among other diseases which is under Urologist’s responsibility. Definitely right! Today we are going to discuss about a bacterial infection of the kidney, they called it an “Acute Pyelonephritis”. This medical condition, mostly happened by a gram-negative bacterial named Escherichia coli, and here are their routes of the penetration. InContinue reading “Acute Pyelonephritis: A bacterial infection of the kidney”

What is the best antibiotic for urinary bladder infection in Cambodia?

A simple question when patients suffered from a bladder infected in my office; “What is the best single bladder infection antibiotic?” All I can say is “Impossible to find the best kind of bladder infection antibiotic” when the bladder infection can be caused by varieties of bacterial species. Each one of those more likely susceptibleContinue reading “What is the best antibiotic for urinary bladder infection in Cambodia?”

Balanoposthitis: Common penile skin infection

This topic we will discuss on the common penile skin infection or we called it “Balanoposthitis”. Penis is the male sex organ which lies in private area of gentlemen. In my opinion, this organ is very prioritized and valued equivalent to a couple parts like heart and brain in our physical body. If there’s somethingContinue reading “Balanoposthitis: Common penile skin infection”

Clean Intermittent Catheterization: Why? And How?

Clean Intermittent catheterization (CIC) is the urologic procedure which rarely practice in Cambodia but it is very common in western countries. CIC is used when urinary bladder function is impaired. By the way, let’s discuss about urinary bladder’s role first. Urinary bladder is an organ that has a major role on the emptying urine outContinue reading “Clean Intermittent Catheterization: Why? And How?”

Am I suffering a chronic prostate infection?

As I’ve mentioned earlier about the complication of the improper acute prostate infection’s treatment which is highly skyrocket to 10% of chances that can be twisted into chronic issue which in medical term we called it as a “Chronic prostatitis”. In this topic we’ll extremely focus only on a chronic inflammation of the prostate glandContinue reading “Am I suffering a chronic prostate infection?”

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